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Dr. Jim Tucker

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Jim B. Tucker, M.D. is Bonner-Lowry Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia. A board-certified child psychiatrist, Dr. Tucker served as the medical director of the UVA Child and Family Psychiatry Clinic for nine years. He is also continuing the work of Ian Stevenson at the UVA Division of Perceptual Studies with children who report memories of previous lives. His first book on the research, "Life Before Life: A Scientific Investigation of Children's Memories of Previous Lives (St. Martin's 2005), has been translated into ten languages, and his second, "Return to Life: Extraordinary Cases of Children Who Remember Past Lives," will be published in December, 2013.


Tucker attended the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA degree in psychology in 1982, followed by a Medical Degree four years later. He then completed a residency in general psychiatry and a fellowship in child psychiatry at the University of Virginia. After nine years in private practice, he returned to the University and since then has published numerous articles in scientific journals.