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William McDougall (1275)

Interests
Clinical psychology, cross-cultural psychology, experimental psychology, general psychology, parapsychology, peace psychology, personality and social psychology, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychological hypnosis, psychological study of social issues, physiological and comparative, theoretical and philosophical psychology
Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
British
Born
1871, Chadderton, Lancashire, England
Died
1938, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Short Biography
William McDougall FRS (/məkˈduːɡəl/; 22 June 1871 – 28 November 1938) was an early 20th century psychologist who spent the first part of his career in the United Kingdom and the latter part in the United States. He wrote a number of highly influential ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Bsc, MSc (Science) Victoria University, 1890
  • BA (Science) Cambridge University, 1894
  • MB, ChB, MA Cambridge University, 1897
  • MA Oxford University
Appointments & Honors
  • Fellow, St John's College, Cambridge University, 1898-1903
  • Physician, Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, 1899-1900
  • 1st class in the Natural Science Tripos at Cambridge, Pt. I in 1892, Pt. II in 1894
  • Grainger Prize, Cambridge, 1898
  • Co-founder, BPS, 1901
  • Reader in Experimental Psychology, University College, London, 1901-7
  • Wilde Reader in Mental Philosophy, Oxford University, 1903-20
  • Fellow, Royal Society of London, 1912, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1912
  • Vice-President, Psychiatric Section, Royal Society of Medicine, 1914-18, President, 1918-20
  • Major, Royal Army Medical Corps, 1915-19
  • Hon. DSc, Victoria University of Manchester, 1919
  • President, British Society for Psychical Research, 1920-1
  • William James Chair of Psychology, Harvard University, 1920-7
  • Chair of Psychology, Duke University, 1927-
  • Hon. Fellow, St John's College, Cambridge, 1938
Principal Publications
  • 1901 On the seat of the psycho-physical processes. Brain, 24, 577-630.
  • 1901 New observations in support of Thomas Young's theory of lightand colour-vision, I-III, Mind, 10, 52-97, 210-45, 347-82.
  • 1902-6 The physiological factors of the attention process, I-IV. Mind, 11, 316-51; 12, 289-302, 473-88; 15,329-59.
  • 1903 Hearing, smell, taste, cutaneous sensations, etc. In A. C. Haddon, (ed.), Reports ofthe Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to the Torres Straits, Pt. 2, Vol. 2. Cambridge University Press (with C. S. Myers).
  • 1905 Physiological Psychology. Dent.
  • 1908 An Introduction to Social Psychology. Methuen.
  • 1911 Body and Mind: A History and Defense of Animism. Methuen.
  • 1912 Psychology: The Study of Behavior. Holt.
  • 1912 The Pagan Tribes of Borneo. Macmillan (with C. Hose).
  • 1920 The Group Mind. Cambridge University Press.
  • 1923 An Outline of Psychology. Methuen.
  • 1926 Outline of Abnormal Psychology. Scribner's.
  • 1927 Psychical research as a university study. In C. Murchison (ed.), The Case For and Against Psychical Belief. Clark University Press.
  • 1927 Janus, The Conquest of War: A Psychological Inquiry. Dutton.
  • 1929 The Battle of Behaviorism. Nmton (with J. B. Watson).
  • 1929 Modern Materialism and Emergent Evolution. Methuen.
  • 1931 World Chaos: The Responsibility of Science. Kegan Paul.
  • 1932 The Energies of Men: A Study ofthe Fundamentals of Dynamic Psychology. Methuen.
  • 1934 The Frontiers of Psychology. Methuen.
  • 1936 Psycho-Analysis and Social Psychology. Methuen.