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Edgar Rubin (1066)

Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
Danish
Born
1886, Copenhagen
Died
1951, Copenhagen
Short Biography
Edgar John Rubin (September 6, 1886 - May 3, 1951) was a Danish psychologist/phenomenologist, remembered for his work on figure-ground perception as seen in such optical illusions like the Rubin vase. Born of Jewish parents, Rubin was born and raised in ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Ph.D. in psychology, University of Copenhagen, 1915
Appointments & Honors
  • 1916-51, University of Copenhagen, since 1922, director, Psychological Laboratory
  • president, Tenth International Congress of Psychology, 1932