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Wilson Bryan Key, American author, lecturer. Research director Partido Popular, San Juan, 1968. Sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1947. Member American Association of University Professors, Author's Guild, Mensa International.

Background

Key, Wilson Bryan was born on January 31, 1925 in Richmond, California, United States. Son of Wilson Bryan and Elizabeth (Jackson) Key.

Education

Bachelor, Mexico City College, 1951. Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Denver University, 1971.

Career

Key obtained his doctorate in communications from the University of Denver and taught journalism for a short period of time at the University of Western Ontario. In a 1990 a Reno, Nevada court case against Judas Priest regarding subliminal messages and a suicide pact between two young men gained international attention. Key was a witness in this case.

However, the case was dismissed against Judas Priest and their record company, CBS Corporation. Key died following complications resulting from surgery. He is interred at the Northern Nevada Veteran's Memorial Cemetery in Fernley, Nevada.

The Age of Manipulation: The Con in Confidence, The Sin in Sincere (1989). H. Holt. His results and conclusions have been challenged, in books including the following:Boese, Alex (2006). Hippo Eats Dwarf: A Field Guide to Hoaxes and Other B.S. Harcourt, Inc.

. Moore, Timothy E. (Spring 1992). "Subliminal Perception: Facts and Fallacies". Skeptical Inquirer 16 (3): 273–81.

Reprinted in Encounters with the Paranormal: Science, Knowledge, and Belief, edited by Kendrick Frazier, Prometheus Books, 1998, 253-63. XPratkanis, Anthony R. (Spring 1992). "Myths of Subliminal Persuasion: The Cargo-cult Science of Subliminal Persuasion".

Skeptical Inquirer 16 (3): 260–72. Reprinted in Encounters with the Paranormal: Science, Knowledge, and Belief, edited by Kendrick Frazier, Prometheus Books, 1998, 240-52.

Works

Membership

Research director Partido Popular, San Juan, 1968. Sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1947. Member American Association of University Professors, Author's Guild, Mensa International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Playing jazz piano.

Connections

Married Luz N. Baluyot, May 7, 1945 (divorced December 1963). Children: Leilani, Lotis, Luz. Married Jan Gilman; 1 child, Christina Kathryn.

Married Deborah Macklin.

father:
Wilson Bryan Key

mother:
Elizabeth (Jackson) Key

spouses:
Luz N. Baluyot

Jan Gilman

Deborah Macklin.

children:
Leilani Key

Lotis Key

Luz Key

Christina Kathryn Key