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

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THE DRS. NICHOLAS AND DOROTHY CUMMINGS

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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CCHP to reopen June 27!

We're closed today, as we complete our redesign and install new exhibits. Join us for a grand reopening from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. Admission is free! 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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