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Abraham Aaron Roback (923)

Interests
History of psychology, personality and social psychology
Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
Polish
Born
1890, Poland
Died
1965, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Short Biography
Abraham Aaron Roback (1890-1965) was a Jewish American psychologist and promoter of Yiddish. | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA McGill University, 1912
  • AM Harvard University, 1913
  • PhD Harvard University, 1917
Appointments & Honors
  • Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, 1917
  • Professor, Northeastern University, 1918-20
  • Special Lecturer, Clark University, 1920
  • Instructor, Harvard University, 1920-3
  • Fellow, National Research Council, 1923-5
  • Instructor, MIT, 1926
  • Lecturer, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, University Extension Division, 1926-48, 1959-65
  • Professor and Head of Psychology Department, Emerson College, 1949-59
  • Fellow: APA, AAAS
  • Hon. Fellow and Governor, Jewish Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • First Editor, Canadian Jewish Chronicle
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Aufbau
Principal Publications
  • 1917 Psychology as applied to the natural sciences. Journal of Applied Psychology, 1, 144-60.
  • 1918 The interference of will-impulses. Psychological Monographs, no. 25.
  • 1919 The Freudian doctrine oflapses and its failings. American Journal of Psychology, 30, 274-90.
  • 1920 The applied psychology of names. Journal of Applied Psychology, 4, 348-60.
  • 1921 Subjective tests vs. objective tests. Journal of Educational Psychology, 12, 439-44.
  • 1922 Intelligence and behavior. Psychological Review, 29, 54-62.
  • 1923 Psychology. Sci-Art.
  • 1923 Behaviorism and Psychology. Sci-Art.
  • 1927 The Psychology of Character. Harcourt Brace.
  • 1929 Jewish Influence in Modern Thought. Sci-Art.
  • 1934 Personalysis: A study in method. Journal of Personality, 3, 144-56.
  • 1936-7 Fifty years of the dissociation school. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 32, 131-7.
  • 1952 A History of American Psychology. Library Publishers.