THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON'S DRS. NICHOLAS AND DOROTHY CUMMINGS
Center for the History of Psychology
In Association with the Smithsonian Institution
About the Center
The Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, located at The University of Akron in Akron, Ohio, collects, preserves, provides access to, and interprets the historical record of psychology and related human sciences. Read more.
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Cummings Center provides historical analysis for APA apologyEarlier this year, the Cummings Center was commissioned by the American Psychological Association (APA) to produce a historical chronology on psychology’s contributions to the belief in racial hierarchy and perpetuation of racial inequality. The historical chronology is now available online.
Learn more about the Cummings Center's role in the recent APA resolution.
New Exhibit: Pioneer Winter's Birds of ParadiseBirds of Paradise honors and celebrates the enduring nature of queer and marginalized people to shape themselves into something that is desirable, vulnerable, fierce, and reborn. This new work confronts our notions of dance by exploring movement with people of varied physical ability, body type, gender identity, race, ethnicity, and experiences. On display now at the Cummings Center.
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