NOTE: The Reading Room will be closed for research appointments on May 17 and June 18-22.

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Center for the History of Psychology

The Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, located at The University of Akron in Akron, Ohio, is a unique institution that cares for, provides access to, and interprets the historical record of psychology and related human sciences. Read more.

The Center houses a museum of psychology as well as the Archives of the History of American Psychology and provides a variety of educational programs for the public.

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Ludy T. Benjamin Jr. Lecture, May 17

David G Myers

Join us for the 6th Annual Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr. Lecture:

Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018

Speaker: David G. Myers, Ph.D.

Title: Psychological Science Engages the Post-Truth World

Location: Quaker Station

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Student Exhibit Opening

Join students in the Museums and Archives II class for an opening reception:

Exhibit: The Test of Time: Chronometry in 19th and 20th Century Psychological Laboratories

Date: May 10, 2:30-4:30 pm

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National Museum of Psychology to open June 27!

We're closed today, as we install new exhibits. Join us for a grand opening from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. Admission to the museum is free for this special event. Plan your visit.

CCHP Hosts Cheiron

When: June 21-24, 2018cheiron-full-logo-black_webcrop

Where: The University of Akron campus

What: The annual meeting of Cheiron, formed in 1968 to promote international cooperation and multidisciplinary studies in the history of the behavioral and social sciences.

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