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Ernest Hilgard (1291)

Interests
Conditioning, consciousness, general psychology, history of psychology, hypnosis, learning
Nationality
American
Born
1904, Belleville, Illinois, USA
Short Biography
Ernest Ropiequet "Jack" Hilgard (July 25, 1904 – October 22, 2001) was an American psychologist and professor at Stanford University. He became famous in the 1950s for his research on hypnosis, especially with regard to pain control. Along with André ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BS University of Illinois, 1924
  • PhD Yale University, 1930
Appointments & Honors
  • Instructor in Psychology, Yale University, 1929-33
  • Stanford University, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor of Psychology, 1933-69, Chairman, Department of Psychology, 1942-51, Dean of Graduate Division, 1951-5, Director, Laboratory of Hypnosis Research, 1957- 79, Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Education, 1969-
  • Warren Medal in Experimental Psychology, 1940
  • Wilbur Cross Medal, 1940
  • President, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, 1944, APA, 1949
  • Fellow, Center, Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences, 1956-7
  • Hon. DSc, Kenyon College, 1964
  • Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, APA, 1969
  • President, Division 30 (Psychological Hypnosis), APA, 1970
  • Yale Graduate School, 1972
  • Chairman, Society of Experimental Psychologists, 1972
  • President, International Society of Hypnosis, 1973-6
  • Hon. LLD, Centre College, 1974
  • Gold Medal Award, American Psychological Foundation, 1978
  • Franklin Gold Medal, International Society of Hypnosis, 1980
  • National Academy of Sciences Award for Scientific Reviewing, 1984
  • Hon. DSc, Colgate University, 1987
  • Hon. DSc, Northwestern University, 1987
  • Member, International Brain Research Organization, 1988
  • William James Fellow, American Psychological Society, 1989
  • APA Division 30 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Scientific Hypnosis, 1993
  • APA Certificate for Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to Psychology, 1994
  • Hon. PhD, University of Oslo, 1994
  • Hon. Fellow, BPS
  • Hon. Member, International Association for the Study of Pain
  • President, APA Division 26 (History of Psychology), 1981, Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 1979-81
  • APA Divisions 2, 3, 9, 15, 26, 30, 31
Principal Publications
  • 1931 Conditioned eyelid reactions to a light stimulus based on the reflex wink to sound. Psychological Monographs, 41, whole no. 184.
  • 1940 Conditioning and Learning. Appleton Century (with D. G. Marquis). (2nd edn, 1961.)
  • 1948 Theories of Learning. Appleton-Century- Crofts. (Subsequent edns, latest 5th, with G. H. Bower, Prentice-Hall.)
  • 1949 Human motives and the concept of self. American Psychologist, 4, 374-82.
  • 1953 Introduction to Psychology. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (Subsequent edns: 10th edn with R. L. Atkinson, R. C. Atkinson, E. E. Smith and D. J. Bern, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990; 11th, 1993; 12th, 1995; edns by authors other than Hilgard; also in Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish edns.)
  • 1961 Hypnosis and experimental psychodynamics. In H. Brosin (ed.), Lectures on Experimental Psychodynamics. Pittsburgh University Press.
  • 1965 Hypnotic Susceptibility. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
  • 1968 The Experience of Hypnosis. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
  • 1969 Pain as a puzzle for psychology and physiology. American Psychologist, 24, 103-13.
  • 1970 Issues bearing on recommendations from the behavioural and social sciences survey committee. American Psychologist, 25, 456-68.
  • 1973 The domain of hypnosis: With some comments on alternative paradigms. American Psychologist, 28, 972-82.
  • 1975 Hypnosis. Annual Review of Psychology, 26, 19-45.
  • 1975 Hypnosis in the ReliefofPain. Willam Kaufmann. (2nd edn, 1986; rev. edn, Brunner/ Mazel, 1994; with J. R. Hilgard.)
  • 1977 Divided Consciousness: Multiple Controls in Human Thought and Action. Wiley/Interscience. (Enlarged edn, 1986).
  • 1978 American Psychology in Historical Perspective. APA.
  • 1980 Consciousness in contemporary psychology. Annual Review of Psychology, 31, 1-27.
  • 1987 Psychology in America: A Historical Survey. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
  • 1994 Neodissociation Theory. In S. J. Lynn and J. W. Rhue (eds), Dissociation: Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives. Guilford Press.