Edward James Dean is conducting PhD research on the role of the body and belief in the performance of psychophysical telepathy. He holds an MFA in Physical Theatre from Tuscany’s Accademia dell’Arte, an MPA in Strategic Public Policy from the American University of Paris. Eddie Dean was a member of the 2017 Parapsychological Association Expert Panel, and a first prize winner at the 2015 UCC Doctoral Showcase. He is a certified instructor of EBAS (elemental body alignment system) and a former circus instructor at the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts in Seattle. His paper, (Re)Discovering the Body in Mentalism has been published in the University of Huddersfield's Journal of Performance Magic.