NOTICE: The CCHP is closed on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.
The archives is closed to researchers from May 18 - June 3. The museum is open during this time.
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.
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Registration Open: Elizabeth Loftus at CCHP
Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr. Distinguished Lecture in the History of Psychology
Elizabeth Loftus, a psychologist and Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Irvine, will discuss her research on the fallibility of memory during a lecture titled “Life in Memory” at The University of Akron’s Quaker Square Grand Ballroom on May 18th.
Gift secures Center's future
With a historic gift from Drs. Nicholas A. and Dorothy M. Cummings of $3.5 million -- following an earlier $1.5 million gift -- the Center for the History of Psychology has its future secured and will be renamed the Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology.