Conditioning, consciousness, general psychology, history of psychology, hypnosis, learning
1904, Belleville, Illinois, USA
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 ...
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 Muller Weitzenhoffer, Hilgard developed the Stanford Hypnotic Susceptibility Scales. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Hilgard as the 29th most cited psychologist of the 20th century.
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
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
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.