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Charles E. Osgood (1290)

Interests
Experimental psychology and international relations, personality and social psychology, population and environmental psychology, psychological study of social issues
Nationality
American
Born
1916, Sommerville, Massachusetts, USA
Died
1991, Champaign, Illinois, USA
Short Biography
Charles Egerton Osgood (November 20, 1916 – September 15, 1991) was a distinguished American psychologist who developed a technique for measuring the connotative meaning of concepts, known as the semantic differential. A Review of General Psychology ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA Dartmouth College, 1939
  • PhD Yale University, 1945
Appointments & Honors
  • Emeritus Professor, University of Illinois, 1949
  • APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Science of Psychology, 1960
  • President, APA, 1963
  • APA Division 9, Kurt Lewin Award for Contribution to the Solution of Social Issues, 1971
  • NAS, 1972-
  • Hon. Life Member, New York Academy of Sciences, 1977-
Principal Publications
  • 1952 The nature and measurement of meaning. Psychological Bulletin, 49, 197-237.
  • 1953 Method and Theory in Experimental Psychology. Oxford University Press.
  • 1960 The cross-cultural generality of visual-verbal synesthetic tendencies. Behavioral Science, 5, 146-69.
  • 1963 On understanding and creating sentences. American Psychologist, 18, 735-51.
  • 1964 Semantic differential technique in the comparative study of cultures. In A. K. Romney and R. G. D'Andrade (eds), American Anthropologist, 66 (no. 3, pt 2). Special publication.
  • 1966 Dimensionality of the semantic space for communication via facial expression. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 7, 1-30.
  • 1966 An Alternative to War or Surrender. University of Illinois Press.
  • 1966 Perspective in Foreign Policy. Pacific.
  • 1967 On the strategy of cross-national research into subjective culture. Social Sciences Information, 6, 5-37.
  • 1970 Speculation on the structure of interpersonal intentions. Behavioral Science, 15, 237-54.
  • 1971 Exploration in semantic space: A personal diary. Journal of Social Issues, 27, 5-64.
  • 1974 Probing subjective culture. Part l. Cross- linguistic tool-making. Journal of Communication, 24, 31-4. Part 2: Cross-cultural tool using. Journal ofCommunication, 24, 82-100.
  • 1979 Lectures on Language Performance. Springer- Verlag.
  • 1979 From Yang and Yin to 'and' or 'but' in cross- cultural perspective. International Journal of Psychology, 14, 1-35.