Welcome to the Center for the History of Psychology
The 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.
Notice: The CHP will be closed Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.
Since 1977, museums around the world have celebrated International Museum Day on May 18th. International Museum Day celebrates museums and raises awareness of the importance of museums in the development of society.
Celebrate this year by visiting the CHP. An added bonus: anyone who visits the CHP museum this week will be entered into a drawing to win a CHP tote bag or calendar! As always admission is free.
The CHP will be in the Exhibit Hall at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science on May 23 to 26th in Washington, DC. We will be showcasing Milgram's Simulated Shock Generator. Look for us in booths 302 and 304. Read more