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James McKeen Cattell (1409)

Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
American
Born
1860, Easton, Pennsylvania, USA
Died
1944, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
Short Biography
James McKeen Cattell (May 25, 1860 – January 20, 1944), American psychologist, was the first professor of psychology in the United States at the University of Pennsylvania and long-time editor and publisher of scientific journals and publications, most ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA Lafayette College, 1880
  • PhD University of Leipzig, 1886
Appointments & Honors
  • Chair of Psychology (first in the world), Professor, University of Pennsylvania, 1887-91
  • Columbia University, 1891
  • APA, President, 1895
  • Editor, Psychological Review, 1894-1903, Popular Science Monthly, 1900-15, Science, 1904-44, American Naturalist, 1907-44, School and Society, 1915-39
  • Scientific Monthly, 1915-43, Psychological Corporation, Founder and President, 1917
  • President, Ninth International Congress of Psychology, 1929
Principal Publications
  • 1885 Uber die Zeit der Erkennung und Benennung von Schriftzeichen Bildem und Farben. Philosophical Studies, 2, 635-50. (abridged, Mind (1886), 11, 635-50).
  • 1885 Uber die Triigheit der Netzhaut und des Sehcentrums. Philosophical Studies, 3, 94-127. (also Brain, 8, 295-312).
  • 1886 Psychometrische Untersuchungen. Philosophical Studies, 3, 305-35, 452-92; (1887), 4, 241-50. (Also Mind (1886), 11, 220-42, 377-92, 524-38; (1887), 12, 68-74.)
  • 1890 Mental tests and measurements. Mind, 15, 373-81.
  • 1893 On errors of observation. American Journal of Psychology, 5, 285-93.
  • 1894 On reaction-times and the velocity of the nervous impulse. Psychological Review, 1, 159-68.
  • 1895 Measurements of the accuracy of recollection. Science, 2, 761-6.
  • 1896 Physical and mental measurements of the students of Columbia University. Psychological Review, 3, 618-48.
  • 1902 The time of perception as a measure of differences in intensity. Philos. Stud., 19, 63-8.
  • 1906 American Men of Science. Science Press. (6 edn, 1938.)
  • 1906 A statistical study of American men of science. Science, 32, 633-48, 672-88.