Addington Bruce

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1874 – 1959

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Who was Addington Bruce?

Henry Addington Bayley Bruce was an American journalist and author, born in Toronto, Canada, and educated at Upper Canada College and Trinity College, Toronto. He was for a time on the Toronto Week, then came to the United States, was employed by the American Press Association between 1897 and 1903, and afterward contributed to many periodicals, notably The Outlook. In 1916 he resigned as staff contributor to The Outlook. In 1915 he became psychological adviser to the Associated Newspapers. Addington Bruce also wrote books. His most successful work was in American history and in popularizing modern psychology and psychical research. He published:

The Riddle of Personality

Historic Ghosts and Ghost-Hunters

The Romance of American Expansion

Daniel Boone and the Wilderness Land

A translation of Leroy-Beaulieu's The United States in the Twentieth Century

Scientific Mental Healing

Woman in the Making of America

Adventurings in the Psychical

Sleep and Sleeplessnes

Psychology and Parenthood

The Riddle of Personality

Handicaps of Childhood

Nerve Control and how to Gain It

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Born
1874
Canada
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • Upper Canada College
Died
1959

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on July 23, 2013

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