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This Week in Psychology History

By , black-rose-bielefeld.de GuideMay 12, 2008

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Some notable events that happened this week in psychology history:

March 11 - In 1988, the American Psychological Association sold the magazine Psychology Today for $6.5 million, after losing nearly $16 million in five years of ownership.

May 13 - In 1893, psychologist Henry A. Murray was born. Murray is known for his theory of psychogenic needs.

May 14 - In 1951, the results of Solomon Asch's famous conformity studies were published in Harold Guetzkow's Groups, Leadership, and Men.

May 15 - In 1848, Carl Wernicke was born. He is known for his research on the effects of brain disease on speech and language and his discovery that damage to an area of the temporal lobe (now known as Wernicke's area) is associated with what is now called Wernicke's aphasia.

May 16 - In 1938, Abraham A. Brill published The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud.

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