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Browsing items in: Center for the History of Psychology Manuscripts

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    • Bailey, Robert E.
    • 1950
    • Animal Behavior Enterprises (ABE), founded by Marian and Keller Breland in the 1940s, was a commercial venture based on the conditioning of animal behavior through positive reinforcement. Later, they formed IQ Zoo, which showcased these techniques...

    • Ainsworth, Mary D. Salter
    • Collection contains largely professional correspondence and reviews. Topics include infant and child development, and letters regarding various Ainsworth research and publications.

    • Rapparlie, John
    • Collection of reprints, test materials and manuals and technical reports mostly regarding selection, testing and training of personnel. Also includes some correspondence, surveys and results, proposals, training materials, photographs of groups...

    • Ridenour, Nina
    • Consists of correspondence regarding N.A.M.H. and the education division; papers, handwritten notes, outlines, surveys, reports and corr. re Mental Health Week. Also includes a photo of 9th International Congress (1929).

    • Girden, Edward
    • Correspondence 1947-1967 deals with parapsychology, contemporary psychology, ESP, and psychic phenomenon. Personal  lectures. Films, mostly topic of effect of  conditioning.

    • Super, Donald E. (Donald Edwin), 1910-1994
    • 1941
    • Donald E. Super, most recognized for his contributions to vocational guidance, authored numerous publications and in the field. This small collection contains manuscripts and written works by Super in the area of vocational guidance and career...

    • Fiske, Donald Winslow, 1916 - 2003
    • 1934
    • Donald Winslow Fiske (1916-2003) was a psychologist and professor, mainly researching psychological measurement and methodology. The bulk of the papers contain Fiske's writing files. The most unique part of the collection relates to military...

    • Dunlap, Knight
    • Dunlap, an early researcher in behaviorism and psychobiology, completed much of his experimental work at Johns Hopkins University, and was a junior colleague of behaviorist John B. Watson. The Knight Dunlap papers include personal and professional...

    • Berenda, Ruth W.
    • 1936
    • Focusing her work on children and adolescent behavior, Ruth Berenda graduated with a PhD in physiological psychology from the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. The small collection of Ruth W. Berenda papers largely includes publications,...

    • Boynton, Robert M.
    • 1957
    • Founder of the Center for Visual Science, Robert Boynton contributed work on physiological optics to the fields of psychology and visual perception. This small collection contains some of this work in the form annotated papers that Boynton authored...

    • Attneave, Fred
    • 1949
    • Fred Attneave, known for his work in information theory, also spent time in the Army developing theories in visual perception. Attneave's papers consist largely of studies he conducted in the discipline of visual perception during this time and...

    • Friedline, Cora Louisa, 1893-
    • Highlights of the Cora Friedline papers include Titchener's "Experimental Psychology Text, Volume 1" with annotations, as well as Friedline's graduate thesis which includes interviews and direct quotes from Titchener. There are drawings of...

    • Porteus, S. D. (Stanley David), 1883-1972
    • Includes an undated autobiography of Porteus entitled "A Day's Work: A Professional Autobiography", misc. professional and personal items including: correspondence, reprints, published reviews and materials, typewritten lectures, certificates and...

    • Doll, Edgar A. (Edgar Arnold), 1889-
    • Includes correspondence relevant to personnel, patients, and research 1915 - 1958. Contains considerable amount of raw data, calculation sheets, pre-publication manuscripts, for the Vineland Social Maturity Scale. Collection of early tests...

    • Cattell, James McKeen, 1860-1944
    • 1928
    • James McKeen Cattell worked to establish psychology as a "hard" science. Establishing the mental testing efforts in the United States, Cattell founded The Psychological Corporation, one of the largest mental testing firms in the U.S. The materials...


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