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Walter Dill Scott (1171)

Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
American
Born
1869, Cooksville, Illinois
Died
1955, Evanston, Illinois
Short Biography
Walter Dill Scott (May 1, 1869 – September 24, 1955) was one of the first applied psychologists. He applied psychology to various business practices such as personnel selection and advertising. | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Ph.D. in psychology, University of Leipzig, 1900, under W. Wundt*
Appointments & Honors
  • 1901-39, Northwestern University, until 1920, taught psychology, since 1920, president
  • 1912-21, president, The Scott Co., a personnel consulting firm
  • 1916-17, director of salesmanship research, Carnegie Institute of Technology
  • president, American Psychological Association, 1919
  • chairman, American Council on Education, 1927
  • two honorary degrees
  • other honors