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Orval Hobart Mowrer (1180)

Interests
Clinical psychology, consulting psychology, experimental psychology, personality and social, philosophical and theoretical psychology
Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
American
Born
1907, Missouri, USA
Died
1982, Champaign, Illinois, USA
Short Biography
Orval Hobart Mowrer (January 23, 1907 – June 20, 1982) was an American born psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of Illinois from 1948 to 1975 known for his research on behaviour therapy. Mowrer practiced psychotherapy in ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA University of Missouri, 1931
  • PhD Johns Hopkins University, 1932
Appointments & Honors
  • Sterling Fellow, Yale University, 1934-6
  • Instructor in Psychology, Institute of Human Relations, Yale, 1936-40
  • Harvard University, Assistant Professor of Education, 1940-3, Associate Professor, 1943-8
  • University of Illinois at Urbana, Research Professor of Psychology, 1948-75, Professor Emeritus, 1975-82
  • President, APA, 1954
  • Certificate of Merit, University of Missouri, 1956
Principal Publications
  • 1938 Determinants of the perceived vertical and horizontal. Psychological Review, 45, 300-21 (with J. J. Gibson).
  • 1938 Enuresis - a method for its study and treatment. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 8, 436-59 (with W. M. Mowrer).
  • 1939 A stimulus-response analysis of anxiety and its role as a reinforcing agent. 46, 553-65.
  • 1950 Learning Theory and Personality Dynamics. Wiley.
  • 1960 Learning Theory and Behavior. Wiley.
  • 1960 Learning Theory and the Symbolic Processes. Wiley.
  • 1964 The New Group Therapy. Van Nostrand.
  • 1980 Psychology of Language and Learning. Plenum.