WEB-BASED PROJECTS

 

Virtual Laboratory of Visual Perception.  Research project with Prof. Klaus Dufke of the University of Applied Science, Potsdam.  This project is developing an interactive, web-based virtual laboratory of visual perception as part of a larger project for a virtual laboratory of experimental psychology. 2002 – Present

 

Titchener's Photo Album: An Important Source on Early Psychological Instrument Makers.  An illustrated web article on E. B. Titchener’s album of early psychological instruments. Published as part of the Max Planck Institute’s Virtual Laboratory of Life Sciences project

 http://vlp.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/essays/data/art11/

 

Web-Based Instruction.  Courses offered in the history of psychology over the Web at the graduate level.  Spring 2002 – Present

 

 

HISTORICAL EXHIBITIONS

 

"B. F. Skinner's Laboratory."  William James Hall, Harvard University (1999- Present)

 

"S. S. Stevens' Laboratory."  William James Hall, Harvard University (1998-Present)

 

"The Human Reaction-Time."  Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments. Science Center, Harvard University, 1990

 

"John B. Watson 1878-1958."   Watson Centennial Convocation, Furman University (1981)

 

"John B. Watson.  A Photographic Exhibition."  American Psychological Association Headquarters, Washington, D.C.  (1979-80)

 

"R.M. Yerkes.  A Photographic Exhibition."  American Psychological Association Headquarters, Washington, D.C. (1974-75)

 

"Wilhelm Wundt.  A Photographic Exhibition."  American Psychological Association Headquarters, Washington, D.C. (1974-75)

 

"Edward Bradford Titchener: Some Memorabilia."   A collection of historical items associated with E.B. Titchener. Exhibited in American Psychological Association Headquarters, Washington, D.C. (1973-74)

 

"Edward Bradford Titchener: 1867-1927:" A photographic exhibit at American Psychological Association Headquarters, Washington D.C. (1972-73)

 

CONSULTING

 

Archives of the History of American Psychology, Akron, Ohio.  Instruments, apparatus and exhibitions. 2002- Present

 

Collection of Historic Scientific Instruments, Harvard University.  1989- 1999

 

Collection of Historic Scientific Instruments, Harvard University. "Those Pendulum and Chronograph Philosophers."  Exhibit of Harvard’s early psychological instruments. William James Hall, Harvard University (1994)

 

American Psychological Association Traveling Exhibit on Psychology (1989 – 1992)

 

Maryland Science Center, Baltimore, MD.  Exhibition on Memory (1988)

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Books in Preparation:

 

Edward Bradford Titchener: A Structured Mind.

 

Measuring the Mind:  A History of Psychological Instruments before the Electronic Age

 

 

Books in Print:

 

The Life Cycle of Psychological Ideas, Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Press, 2004.  Edited with Thomas C. Dalton. 

 

The American Psychological Association:  A Historical Perspective:  1892-1992.  American Psychological Association Press, 1992.  With Virginia Sexton and Thomas Cadwallader.

 

The Great Psychologists from Aristotle to Freud, 5th edition.  Harper-Collins, 1990. With Robert I. Watson

 

Defining American Psychology: The Correspondence between Edward Bradford Titchener and Adolf Meyer, with Ruth Leys.  Johns Hopkins Press, 1990.

 

The American Journal of Psychology Special Centennial Issue. Edited with  Jozef Cohen.  Champaign Ill.: University of Illinois Press, 1987.

 

R.I. Watson's Selected Papers on the History of Psychology, an edition of Watson's writings with an historical introduction and index, University Press of New England, 1977, 393 pp. With Josef Brozek.

 

E.B. Titchener's A Textbook of Psychology, a new edition with an historical introduction and notes.  (Scholars' Facsimile Press), 1981.

 

Developing Experimental Skills: A Laboratory Manual.   Allyn and Bacon, 1980. With Larry Christensen.

 

Thomas C. Upham's Mental Philosophy, a new edition with an historical introduction, Scholars' Facsimile Press, 1979, xiv + 527 pp.

 

E.B. Titchener's Systematic Psychology: Prolegomena, a new edition with an introductory article and annotations.  Cornell University Press, 1972. With R.B. MacLeod

 

Articles in Preparation or in Press:

 

“Rhetoric as a Technique of Attitude Change in Early Psychological Thought,” American Journal of Psychology.  With Marlana Portolano. 

 

 

Articles and Book Chapters in Print:

 

“New Growth from Phantom Limbs:  Tenuous Attributes of to our Predecessors,  In Thomas C.  Dalton and Rand B. Evans (eds):  Life Cylcle  of Psychological Ideas.  .

 

 

Georg von Békésy: The Visualization of Hearing,” American Psychologist, 58, 2003, 742-746.

 

“The Virtual Laboratory : A New On-line Resource for the History  of Psychology.” History of Psychology, 6, 2003,  208-213 with Henning Schmidgen.

 

“Morse’s Telegraphic Register and theAmerican Method of Longitude. Rittenhouse”: Journal for the American Instrument Enterprise, 2003.

 

Jozef B. Cohen,” in Jozef B. Cohen, Visual Color and Color Mixture:  The Fundamental Color Space.  University of Illinois Press, 2001.

 

“Psychological Instruments and Instrument Makers at the Turn of the Century,” American Psychologist, 55, 2000, no. 3, 322-325.

 

“E.C. Sanford and his Vernier Chronoscope” Rittenhouse:  Journal for the American Instrument Enterprise, 13, 1999,  no. 2, 73-85.

 

“A Century of Psychology,”APA Monitor, 30, No. 11,  December, 1999, 14-28.

 

“Karl M. Dallenbach” in Alan E. Kazdin, ed., Encyclopedia of Psychology.  Washington:  APA Press, 1999.

 

“Walter B. Pillsbury” in American National Biography.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

 

“Edward Bradford Titchener” In American National Biography.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

 

“Karl M. Dallenbach” in American National Biography.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1999,  16, 33-34.

 

Jozef B. Cohen” American Journal of Psychology, 111, 1998, 279-300.  With James Worthy.

 

“Chronograph,” in Robert Bud and Deborah Warner, eds., Instruments of Science:  An Historical Encyclopedia. Garland Press. 1997

 

“Chronoscope,” in Robert Bud and Deborah Warner, eds., Instruments of Science:  An Historical Encyclopedia. Garland Press. 1997

 

“Just Noticeable Difference:  Psychophysical Instrumentation and the Determination of Sensory Thresholds,” in Gerard LeG. Turner, ed., Proceedings of the Eleventh International Scientific Instrument Symposium, 1994, 137-141.

 

“The American Psychological Association at 100.”  With Virginia Sexton and Thomas Cadwallader, in Rand Evans, Virginia Sexton and Thomas Cadwallader, (eds), The American Psychological Association:  A Historical Perspective:  1892-1992.  American Psychological Association Press, 1992, i-ii.

 

“Growing Pains: The American Psychological Association from 1903 to 1920.”  In Rand Evans, Virginia Sexton and Thomas Cadwallader, (eds), The American Psychological Association:  A Historical Perspective:  1892-1992.  American Psychological Association Press, 1992, 73-90.

 

"Statistical Data on the American Psychological Association.” with Bulatao and Fulcher.  In Rand Evans, Virginia Sexton and Thomas Cadwallader (eds), The American Psychological Association:  A Historical Perspective:  1892-1992.  American Psychological Association Press, 1992, 391-394.

 

“James’ Principles and American Experimental Psychology,” American Journal of Psychology, 103, 1991, 433-477.

 

“E.B. Titchener on Scientific Psychology and Technology,” in Kimble, Wertheimer and White, (eds.), Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology.  Greenwood Press, 1991, 89-103.

 

“The Scientific and Psychological Positions of E. B. Titchener,” in Rand Evans & Ruth Leys, (eds).   Defining American Psychology:  The Correspondence between Adolph Meyer and Edward Bradford Titchener.  Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990, 1-38.

 

“William James and his Principles,” in M. Johnson and T. Henley (eds), Reflections on the Principles of Psychology:  William James after a Century.  Lawrence Earlbaum, 1990, 11-31.

 

Numerous biographical articles in Lester Mann and Cecil Reynolds, eds.,  Encyclopedia of Special  Education: A Reference for the Education of the Handicapped and Other Exceptional Populations.  McGraw-Hill, 1987.

 

"The American Journal of Psychology: A Retrospective." American Journal of Psychology, 100, 1987, 321-362. With Jozef Cohen.

 

“Psychology in Texas," in Leo J. Klosterman, ed., One Hundred Years of Science and Technology in Texas: A Sigma Xi Centennial Volume.   Rice University Press, 1987, 312-318.

 

"Titchener's Relativistic View of Observation and Psychological Processes," in Leendert P. Mos, ed., Annals of Theoretical Psychology.  Plenum Press, 4, 1986, 291 - 297.

 

"Edna Heidbreder: 1890-1985," Cheiron Society Newsletter, XIII, 1986, 3-4.

 

"Psychoanalysis Arrives in America:  The 1909 Psychology Conference at Clark University."  American Psychologist, 40, 1985, 942-948.

 

"E.B. Titchener and the Beginnings of American Experimental Psychology," Reprinted in H. Carpintero, and J.M. Piero, eds., Psychology in its Historical Context: Essays in Honour of Prof. Josef Brozek, Valencia, 1985.

 

"E.B. Titchener and the Beginnings of American Experimental Psychology," Revista De Historia De La Psicologia, (Spain), 1984, 117-125.

 

"The Origins of American Academic Psychology," in Josef Brozek, ed., Explorations in the History of Psychology in the United States, Bucknell University Press, 1983, 17-60.

 

"Evaluation of the Correspondence of F.W. Benteen," in John Carroll, ed., Camp Talk, JMC&Co., 1983, xxi-xxxii

 

"Robert I. Watson and the History of Psychology Program at the University of New Hampshire," Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 16, 1982, 320-322.

 

"Robert I. Watson: 1909-1980," American Psychologist, 37, 1982, 91-93.

 

"Introduction: The Historical Context" in Frederick Burkhardt and Fredsen Bowers, eds., The Works of William James: The Principles of Psychology,  Harvard University Press, 1981, vol. 1, xlx-lxviii.

 

"Manual Labor: Titchener's Contribution," APA Monitor, 10, No. 5, 1979, p. 3.

 

"The 1913 International Congress of Psychology: The American Congress that Wasn't," American Psychologist, 33, 1978, 711-723. With F.J.D. Scott.

 

"Structuralism" in Benjamin Wolman, ed., Encyclopedia of  Psychiatry and Psychology,  Human Sciences Press, 1977).

 

"E.B. Titchener's Doctrine of Meaning," Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 11, 1975, 334-341.

 

"Robert Mearns Yerkes: Psychobiologist," Separate publication, American Psychological Association, 1976, 7 pp.

 

"E.B. Titchener: A Brief Sketch," Separate publication, American Psychological Association, 1973. 6pp.

 

"Karl M. Dallenbach  1887-1971,"  American Journal of Psychology, 85, 1972, 463-476.  Reprinted in American Journal of Psychology Special Centennial Issue, 100, 415-476.

 

Psychologists: 1927-1932.  Motion Picture, 1972

 

"E.B. Titchener and His Lost System," Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences , 8, 1972, 168-180.  Reprinted in Mary Henle, Julian Jaynes and John Sullivan, eds., Historical Conceptions in Psychology. Springer, 1973, 83-97

 

"The Journal of American Psychology: A Pioneering Psychological Journal," Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 7, 1971, 283f.  Reprinted in Mental Health Digest

 

"Edward Bradford Titchener," in McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Biography, 1970.

 

"Single-trial Learning:  A Stochastic Model for the Recall of Individual Words," American Journal of Psychology, 78, 1967, 545-556.

 

PAPERS DELIVERED AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

 

 History of the Tachistoscope in Psychology,” XXth Symposium of the Scientific Instrument Commission of the IUHPS, Stockholm, 2001.

 

“Morse’s Telegraphic Indicator and the Electro-chronograph,” XIXth Symposium of the Scientific Ijnstrument commission of the IUHPS, Oxford, 2000.

 

"New Growth from Phantom Limbs," Paper, part of Invited Symposium with Tom Dalton, and Robert Wozniak honoring John Popplestone and Marion McPherson, American Psychological Association, Washington D.C. August, 2000.

 

“From the Stars to Psychology:  Error and Measurement of the Human Reaction Time,” History of Science Lecture Series, Staten Island Colllege, CUNY, December 1998.

 

“Alfred Lehman:  Denmark’s Contribution to Psychological Instruments.”  Symposium of the Scientific Instrument Commission of the IUHPS, Soro, Denmark, 1998.

 

“Dividing the Effort:  An Inventory of Historical Psychological Instruments in America.”  XXth International Congress of the History of Science, July 1997

 

“How They Did It:  Early Instrumentation in Experimental Psychology.”  Keynote address to Undergraduate Research Conference, UNC Charlotte, 1997

 

Wheatstone’s Chronoscopes.”  Symposium of the Scientific Instrument Commission, Leyden, The Netherlands, 1994.

 

Wundt’s and Titchener’s Relationship Revisited: Titchener’s Perspective.”  Eastern Psychological Association, 1993.

 

“Truth, Emotion, and Lies:  The History of the Lie Detector,” Sympoisum of the Scientific Instrument Commission of the IUHPS, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1992.

 

“Just Noticeable Difference:  Psychophysical Instrumentation and the Determination of Sensory Thresholds, Symposium of the Scientific Instrument Commission of the IUHPS, Bologna, Italy, 1991, 137-141.

 

“The Role of Scientific Instruments in the History of Science:  The Case of Psychology.”  History of Science Colloquium Series, Harvard University, 1991.

 

“Scientific Patronage and the American Psychological Instrument Trade:  The case of Elmer Willyoung and Christian Stoelting.”  Symposium of the Scientific Instrument Commission of the IUHPS, Harvard University, 1990.

 

"The American Journal of Psychology and the Polarization of Early American Psychology," Eastern Psychological Association, 1987.

 

"Edmund C. Sanford's Vernier Chronoscope." Eastern Psychological Association, 1986

"Instrument Makers in the History of American Psychology", Eastern Psychological Association, 1985

 

"Der Gegner:  Titchener Among the Psychoanalysts," American Psychological Association, 1984.

 

"The Psychology Conference At Clark University: 1909," A Symposium delivered at the American Psychological Association, 1984

 

“The ‘Freud Conference’:  G. Stanley Hall's Clark University Conference, 1909.”   Eastern Psychological Association, 1984

 

“The Experimental Psychology, A Recreation of a Lecture by E.B. Titchener,” American Psychological Association, 1983.

 

“Origins of the Psychology Textbook in America,” Eastern Psychological Association, 1983.

 

“Knight Dunlap and the Beginnings of Behaviorism,” Eastern Psychological Association, 1982

 

“Robert I. Watson and the History of Psychology Program at the University of New Hampshire,” American Psychological Association, 1981

 

Wundt, Titchener and the Epoc of Experimental Psychology.”  Centenary Lecture, Department of Psychology, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., 1979

 

“The Origins of American Academic Psychology.”  American Psychological Association, 1978.

 

“Eighteenth-Century Mechanistic Psychology and the Changing View of Insanity.”  South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 1978.

 

“Psychology Seeks Its Past.”  American Psychological Association, 1976.

 

“The Advent of Experimental Psychology in America: 1860-1892.” American Psychological Association, 1975.

 

“Information Retrieval Methods in Archival Research.”   International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences, 1975.

 

“The Use of Microfilm Procedures in Archival Research.”   International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences, 1975

 

“Session in Honor of Robert I. Watson.  International Society for the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 1974 (Chair)

 

Mnemonists, Darwin and Women: 19th Century Phenomena.” Colloquium for the American Psychological Association, 1974 (Chair)

 

“What Are We To Do With The BA in Psychology?”  Colloquium for the Eastern Psychological Association, 1974 (Chair)

 

“American Psychology: 1790-1890.”  Colloquium for International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences (Cheiron) 1973, (Chair)

 

Upham, Hickok and Porter: Three Voices of Early Victorian Psychology in America.”  International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences    (Cheiron), 1973

 

Titchener's Doctrine of Meaning: Whence and Whither.”   International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences, l973. (Cheiron)

 

“Biographies in the History of Science: E.B. Titchener.”   International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences, (Cheiron) l971

 

“E.B. Titchener and His Lost System.  International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences (Cheiron), 1970

 

Great Psychologists.”  Moving picture narrated for American Psychological Association Meeting, Miami, 1970

 

“Psychologists: 1927-1932.”  Moving picture narrated for 19th International Congress of Psychology, London, 1969

 

“The Effect of Age on the Simple Reaction-time.”  Southwestern Psychological Association, 1967, with K.M. Dallenbach

 

“Effect of Duration upon Detection with Gated and Continuous Noise and Signal.”  Acoustical Society of America, November, 1966, with L.A. Jeffress and Ann Tucker

 

“Effect of Duration upon Detection with Gated Noise and Signal.”  Acoustical Society of America, June, 1966, with L.A. Jeffress.

 

“Psychometric Functions for the Antiphasic Binaural Conditions NoSpi and NpiSo.”  Acoustical Society of America, June, 1966, with L.A. Jeffress and Ann Tucker