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W. H. R. Rivers (1130)

Interests
Clinical psychology, cross-cultural psychology, physiological psychology
Profession
Psychologist and Anthropologist
Nationality
British
Born
1864, Chatham, England
Died
1922, Cambridge, England
Short Biography
William Halse Rivers Rivers, FRCP, FRS, ((1864-03-12)12 March 1864 – 4 June 1922(1922-06-04)) was an English anthropologist, neurologist, ethnologist and psychiatrist, best known for his work treating World War I officers who were suffering from shell ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • MB St Bartholemew's Hospital, University of London 1886
  • MD London, Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, 1888
Appointments & Honors
  • Clinical Assistant, Bethlem Royal Hospital, 1892
  • Lecturer on Experimental Psychology, University College, London, 1892
  • Assistant Lecturer on Mental Disease, Guys Hospital, 1893
  • Lecturer on physiology of sense organs, Cambridge University, 1893
  • Hon. MA, Lecturer in Physiological and Experimental Psychology, Cambridge University, 1897
  • Fellow, St John's College, Cambridge, 1902
  • FRS, 1908
  • Physician, Maghull Military Hospital, 1915
  • Captain, RAMC, Senior Psychiatrist, Craiglockhart Hospital for Officers, 1916
  • Psychologist to the Royal Flying Corp, Central Hospital, Hampstead, 1917
  • Praelector of Natural Science Studies, St John's College, Cambridge, 1919
Principal Publications
  • 1901 Introduction. Vision. Both in A. C. Haddon (ed.), Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Vol. 2, pt 1. Cambridge University Press.
  • 1906 The Todas. Macmillan.
  • 1908 The Influence of Alcohol and other Drugs on Fatigue. E. Arnold.
  • 1908 A human experiment in nerve division. Brain, 31, 323-450 (with Henry Head).
  • 1914 Kinship and Social Organization. Constable.
  • 1914 The History of Melanesian Society (Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to Melanesia, 2 vols). Cambridge University Press 1918 Dreams and Primitive Culture. Manchester University Press/Longmans Green.
  • 1920 Instinct and the Unconscious. Cambridge University Press.
  • 1923 Conflict and Dream. Kegan Paul, Trench & Triibner.
  • 1923 Psychologyand Politics. Kegan Paul, Trench & Triibner.
  • 1924 Medicine, Magic, and Religion (Fitzpatrick Lectures before the Royal College of Physicians in London, 1915, 1916). Kegan Paul, Trench & Triibner.
  • 1926 Psychology and Ethnology. Kegan Paul, Trench & Triibner.