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Richard Crutchfield (1226)

Experimental, personality and social, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, teaching
1912, Pittsburgh, USA
1977, Berkeley, California, USA
Short Biography
'Richard Crutchfield (June 20, 1912 in Pittsburgh, USA — July 19, 1977 in Berkeley, California, USA) was an American experimental, personality and social psychologist who, in the 1930s, was instrumental in moving psychology from a tradition of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA California Institute of Technology, 1934
  • PhD University of California, at Berkeley, 1938
Appointments & Honors
  • APA Council of Representatives, 1950-3
  • APA Division of Personality and Social Psychology, President, 1953-4
  • Professor, University of California at Berkeley, 1953-77
  • Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, 1958-9, Miller Institute for Research in Basic Science, 1962-3
  • Chairman, University of California at Berkeley, 1964-5
  • Director, Institute of Personality Assessment and Research, 1970-3
  • Berkeley Citation (from University of California), 1976.
Principal Publications
  • 1948 Theory and Problems of Social Psychology. McGraw-Hill (with D. Krech).
  • 1955 Conformity and character. American Psychologist, 10, 191-8.
  • 1958 Elements of Psychology. Knopf (with D. Krech).
  • 1966 The Productive Thinking Program. Brazelton (with M. V. Covington and L. B. Davis).
  • 1970 Elements of Psychology: A Briefer Course. Knopf (with D. Krech and N. Livson).
  • 1970 Creative types in mathematics. Journal of Personality, 38, 177-97 (with R. Nelson).
  • 1973 The creative process. In M. Bloomberg (ed.), Creativity: Theory and Research. College and University Press.