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Roger Brown (1270)

Developmental psychology, personality and social psychology
1925, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Short Biography
Roger William Brown (April 14, 1925 – December 11, 1997), an American social psychologist, was born in Detroit. Roger Brown, Ph.D., was known for his work in social psychology and in children's language development. He taught at Harvard University from ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA University of Michigan, 1948
  • MA University of Michigan, 1949
  • PhD University of Michigan, 1952
Appointments & Honors
  • Instructor, Harvard University, 1952-3, Assistant Professor, 1953-7
  • Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957-60, Professor, 1960-2
  • Professor of Social Psychology, Harvard University, 1962-
  • President, New England Psychological Association, 1965-6, Eastern Psychological Association, 1971-2
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, University of Michigan, 1969
  • Doctor of the University Award, University of York, 1970
  • Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award, APA, 1971
  • G. Stanley Hall Prize in Developmental Psychology of the APA, 1973
  • International Prize of the Foundation Fyssen, Paris, 1985
Principal Publications
  • 1954 A study in language and cognition. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 49, 454-62 (with E. H. Lenneberg).
  • 1955 Phonetic symbolism in natural languages. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 50, 388-93 (with A. H. Black and A. E. Horowitz).
  • 1958 Words and Things. Free Press.
  • 1960 The pronouns of power and solidarity. In T. Sebeok (ed.), Aspects of Style in Language MIT Press (with A. Gilman).
  • 1965 Social Psychology. Free Press.
  • 1966 Personality and style in Concord. In M. Simon and T. H. Parsons (eds), Transcendentalism and its Legacy. University of Michigan Press (with A. Gilman).
  • 1966 The 'tip of the tongue' phenomenon. Journal ofVerbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 5, 325-37 (with D. McNeill).
  • 1970 Derivational complexity and order of acquisition in child speech. In R. Hayes (ed.), Cognition and the Development of Language. Wiley (with C. Hanlon).
  • 1973 A First Language: The Early Stages. Harvard University Press.
  • 1974 Psychology. Little, Brown (with R. Herrnstein).
  • 1977 Flashbulb memories. Cognition, 5, 73-99 (with J. Kulik).
  • 1983 The psychological causality implicit in language. Cognition, 14: 237-73 (with D. Fish).
  • 1985 Social Psychology, 2nd edn. Free Press.
  • 1986 Linguistic relativity. In S. H. Hulse and B. F. Green, Jr. (eds), One Hundred Years of Psychological Research in America. Johns Hopkins University Press.