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TitleVIIIth International Congress of Psychology Groningen 1926 - Photograph
SiteGroningen-Netherlands
PhotographerN.V.Int.Persefoto Bureau, Amsterdam P.H.Kade190
Date1926
Extentin1-print
DescriptionGroup b/w print of psychologists attending the eighth International Congress of Psychology (ICP) at the University of Groningen, Netherlands [Holland] 1926.

Annotated names include:

H.F.Verwoerd
Godefroy
H.C.Warren
Grunbaum
W.Kohler
H.S.Langfeld
M.Wertheimer
E.Claparede (appointed Permanent Secretary)
P.Janet
C.S.Myers
P.C.Young
C.E.Beeby
Yates
L.Wynn-Jones
F.C.Bartlett
C.E.Spearman
A.Michotte
F.H.G.Van Loon
R.H.Thouless
H.J.F.W.Brugmans
J.H.Leuba
W.McDougall
G.Heymans (Conference President)
F.Roels (Conference Secretary)
H.Zwaardemaker

Photographer: N.V.Int.Persefoto Bureau, Amsterdam P.H.Kade1
CaptionNone
FormatPhotograph
Dimensions8 x 6.5 inches
MaterialB/W Print (positive)
RelatedRecordPHO/001/01/288
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PHO/001/01/493
PHO/001/05/05/06
AccessStatusOpen
Location13: BPS History of Psychology Centre, London
TermPerception
AdminHistoryThe first International Congresses of Psychology was held in Paris in 1889, then in London 1892, Munich 1896, Paris 1900, Rome 1905; Geneva 1909, Oxford 1923, Groningen 1926, Yale 1929, Copenhagen 1932, Paris 1937, Edinburgh 1948. After the creation of The International Union of Scientific Psychology IUPSY in 1951 at the X111 in Stockholm they took over the organisation of the congresses, which were sited in Montreal 1954, Brussels 1957, Bonn 1960, Washington 1963, Moscow 1966 and London 1969, Tokyo 1972, Paris 1976, Leipzig 1980, Acapulco 1984, Sydney 1988, Brussel 1992, Montreal 1996, Stockholm 2000, Beijing 2004, Berlin 2008, Cape Town 2012, Yokohama 2016 and Prague 2020.

The 8th International Congress of Psychology took place at the University of Groningen, September 6–11 1926.

The President of the congress was Gerardus Heymans, who had been professor of philosophy and psychology at the University of Groningen since 1890. Vice-President was Enno Dirk Wiersma, professor of psychiatry at the University of Groningen. Secretary was F. Roels, professor at the University of Utrecht.

The program included five symposia on the following topics: (1) The intensity of sensations. (2) The psychology of religion. (3) Understanding and explaining. (4) Form perception. (5) The psychology of primitive races. There were also about 60 individual papers.

F.C. Bartlett of Cambridge University entitled his paper “The psychology of the lower races.”

The International Committee for the first time appointed a Permanent Secretary, Dr Edouard Claparède of Geneva.

Abridged text taken from e-book http://e-book.lib.sjtu.edu.cn/iupsys/Hist/HBch05.htm#b57005

See "VIIIth International Congress of Psychology. (1927). Groningen, The Netherlands: P. Noordhoff.' for a full history of the conference.
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RulesDescription compiled in line with the following: ISAD (G) General International Standard Archival Description MAD3 Third Edition 2000
ArchNoteCompiled by Mike Maskill BPS Archivist.

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