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David McClelland (1252)

Interests
Experimental, personality and social, philosophical and theoretical, Social Issues
Nationality
American
Born
1917, Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Short Biography
David Clarence McClelland (May 20, 1917 – March 27, 1998) was an American psychologist, noted for his work on Need Theory. He published a number of works during the 1950s and the 1990s and developed new scoring systems for the Thematic Apperception Test ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • AB Wesleyan University, 1938
  • AM University of Missouri, 1939
  • PhD Yale University, 1941
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Social Relations, Harvard University
  • Fellow, APA, 1948, AAS, 1957
  • APA Education and Training Board, 1951-2
  • NRC Advisory Committee (Fellowship Selection), 1951-5
  • APA Representative to NRC, 1951-6
  • Board of Directors, Psychological Committee, Connecticut State Hospital at Middletown, 1952-6
  • Fulbright Advisory Panel on Psychology, 1953-6, Chair, 1956
  • Hon. MA, Harvard University, 1956
  • NIMH Training Grants Committee for Clinical Psychology, 1956-61
  • Hon. ScD, Wesleyan University, 1957
  • Hon. DPhil, Mainz University, 1958
  • Hon. LLD, MacMurray University, 1963
  • Hon. DLitt, Albion College, 1970
  • APA Committee on Psychology in National and International Affairs, 1965-8
  • APA Committee on Scientific Awards, 1968-9
  • Past President, Connecticut Valley Association of Psychologists, Connecticut State Psychological Society
  • Consulting Editor, Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, Journal of Cross-Cultural Society, Journal of Personality
Principal Publications
  • 1951 Personality. Sloane.
  • 1955 Studies in Motivation. Appleton-Century- Crofts.
  • 1961 The Achieving Society. Van Nostrand.
  • 1963 The Roots of Consciousness. Van Nostrand.
  • 1975 Power: The Inner-Experience. Halstead- Wiley.