of Toronto: Applied through
Mary Salter: Personnel selection for Canadian Women's Army Corp
Magda Arnold: B.A.age 36,
PhD. age 39.
1956 Bott retired, new direction: Cognitive!
C. Roger .Myers was
influenced by the MacLeod Report,
psychology needed to become more scientific! (Kalin, 1997)
Was in competition with Hebb at McGill who had
as the "most visible scientist in Canadian psychology"
J D. Ketchem: U of T. is "the largest invisible
of Psychology in the world!"(Wright & Myers, cited in Kalin, p.4)
Myers as chair sought to hire more scientists
even though he
himself worked as a consultant for Ontario Mental Hospital system.
McGill University: Applied, Medical & Neurological
W.D. Tait (1879-1944): Chair of Psychology 1924-1946
Child & community psychology with public lectures
1945 - Psycho-physiological Laboratory at Alan Memorial Institute
Used Phenomenological method, studies emotions
Chair of Psychology 1946-48 then to Cornell
1948 - Donald O. Hebb Chair of Psychology
1939 - Queens as instructor
1942 - Orange Park Florida: Yerkes Primate Laboratory
1949 - Organizing Behavior: Integration of Gestalt Field theory, Equipotentiality & studies on intelligence
Phase Sequences: Strings of Cells assemblies
placed into a functional sequence for complex perception
1950s studies on sensory deprivation
1932 - Personality One and Many
Queens University: From Kant to Objective behaviour
George Humphrey: Oxford and Leipzig
Lionel S. Penrose
1945 - Gordon H. Turner replaced Liddy as Head in 1954
1948 - Separate department through battles
with President G.E. Hall
Agreed with MacLeod and "searched for respect"
for the discipline - Professional Identity Crisis
of Alberta: Eugenics to
"Theory & Psychology"
1960 - J.R. Royce: Head of Psychology
1966 - Centre for Advanced Study in Theoretical Psychology, supporting both interpretive and empirical psychology
1970's Annals of Theoretical Psychology: Royce & Mos
1989 - Banff Conferences:
Western Canada Theoretical Psychology
University of British Columbia:
1937 - John Irving: Head in 1940
1945 - S.N.F. Chant: Head for boom period 2,200-9,000
1949 - Edro Signori joined from Western
1969 - Dean of Arts
1975 - President of U.B.C.
1958 - Chant made Head of New department of Psychology
Albert Bandura - B.A. 1960, 1979 honorary Doctorate
1960s found a new explosion of Universities, as Baby boomers started, and many new institutions were quickly developed
1961 - Chant Report on Education in B.C. (Royal
1966 - Robert Hare: Canadian and American funding
for study on physiological and psychological factors
underlying psychopathic behaviour
1972 Peter Suedfeld: Head Experimental social psychology, sensory deprivation, cognitive complexity
1979 - 1985 I was at UBC as a student and then as a reserach assistant (for Gordon Logan)
who was a Post Doctoral Researcher in the "Attention Lab" run by Anne Treisman and her husban Daniel Kahneman.
Other notable proferssors were Stanley Coren,
Douglas T Kenny Building openned in 1983.
Kalin, J. (1997). The C.R. Myers' oral history collection. Paper presented to the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ont., June 13, 1997.
Wright, M.J. & Myers, C.R. (1982). A history
of academic psychology in Canada.
Neo-Behaviorism and Hermeneutics