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Edwin G. Boring

Edwin G. BoringAKA Edwin Garrigues Boring

Born: 23-Oct-1886
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 1-Jul-1968
Location of death: Cambridge, MA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Psychologist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A History of Experimental Psychology

Military service: US Army (psychological work, 1918-19)

Wife: Lucy Day

    University: Cornell University (1908)
    University: PhD Psychology, Cornell University (1915)
    Teacher: Instructor of Psychology, Cornell University (1913-18)
    Professor: Psychology, Clark University (1919-22)
    Professor: Psychology, Harvard University (1922-57, emeritus 1958-68)

    American Psychological Association Secretary (1919-22), President (1928)
    National Academy of Sciences
    American Philosophical Society
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Contemporary Psychology Editor (1956-)
    American Journal of Psychology Editor (1926-47), Board (1921-67)
    Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences Editorial Board (1965-68)

Author of books:
A History of Experimental Psychology (1929)
The Physical Dimensions of Consciousness (1933)
Sensation and Perception in the History of Experimental Psychology (1942)
Introduction to Psychology (1938)
Psychology for the Fighting Man (1943)
Psychology for the Armed Services (1945)
Foundations of Psychology (1948, with Herbert Langfeld and Harry Weld)
Psychologist at Large: an Autobiography and Selected Essays (1961)
History, Psychology, and Science: Selected Papers (1963)


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