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Donald O. Hebb (1356)

Interests
Developmental psychology, educational psychology, experimental psychology, personality and social psychology, physiological and comparative psychology
Nationality
Canadian
Born
1904
Died
1985, Nova Scotia, Canada
Short Biography
Donald Olding Hebb FRS (July 22, 1904 – August 20, 1985) was a Canadian psychologist who was influential in the area of neuropsychology, where he sought to understand how the function of neurons contributed to psychological processes such as learning. He ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • PhD Harvard University, 1936
Appointments & Honors
  • Instructor, Harvard University, 1936-7
  • Research Fellow, Montreal Neurological Institute, 1937-9
  • Lecturer, then Assistant Professor, Queen's University, 1939-42
  • Research Associate, Yerkes Laboratories of Primate Biology, 1942-7
  • McGill University, Professor of Psychology, 1947-74, Professor Emeritus, 1974
  • President, Canadian Psychological Association, 1952
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Canada, 1959
  • President, APA, 1960
  • Fellow, Royal Society, 1966
  • Hon. DSc, University of Chicago, 1961, Waterloo, 1963, York, 1966, McMaster, 1967, St Lawrence, 1972, McGill, 1975, Memorial, 1977
  • Hon. DHL, Northeastern, 1963
  • Hon. LLD, Dalhousie, 1965, Queen's, 1967, Western Ontario, 1968, Concordia, 1975, Victoria, BC, 1976, Trent, 1976
  • Hon. DCL, Bishop's, 1977
  • Royal Society Visiting Professor, University College London, 1974
Principal Publications
  • 1937 The innate organization of visual activity: I Perception of figures by rats reared in total darkness. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 51, 101-26.
  • 1937 The innate organization of visual activity: II Transfer of response in the discrimination of brightness by rats reared in total darkness. Journal ofComparative Psychology, 24, 277-99.
  • 1939 Intelligence in man after large removals of cerebral tissue: Report of four left frontal lobe cases. Journal of General Psychology, 21: 73-87.
  • 1942 The effect of early and late brain injury upon test scores, and the nature of normal adult intelligence. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 85, 275-92.
  • 1945 Man's frontal lobes: A critical review. Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry, 54, 10-24.
  • 1946 Emotion in man and animal: An analysis of the intuitive processes of recognition. Psychological Review, 53, 88-106.
  • 1946 On the nature of fear. Psychological Review, 53, 259-76.
  • 1946 A method of rating animal intelligence. Journal of General Psychology, 34, 59-65 (with K. Williams).
  • 1949 The Organization of Behavior. Wiley.
  • 1958 A Textbook of Psychology. Saunders.
  • 1968 The social significance of animal studies. In D. Lindzey (ed.), Handbook of Social Psychology, 2. Addison-Wesley.
  • 1968 Concerning imagery. Psychological Review, 75, 466-77.
  • 1976 Physiological learning theory. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 4, 309-14.
  • 1980 Essay on Mind. Erlbaum.