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University of California, Berkeley Psychology Department's current homepage[edit | edit source]
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Returning to America in 1896, George M. Stratton rejoined the University of California as an instructor.Template:Efn In 1897 he was promoted to assistant professor. By 1898 he no longer taught philosophy but several psychology courses.Template:Efn
After a period away he returnedto Berkeley from Johns Hopkins in [], Stratton stayed in the philosophy department as its second faculty member and first psychology specialist until the psychology department broke off in 1922. The new department started with four people: Stratton as chair; Edward Chace Tolman, with a Harvard degree, and an initiator of rodent experiments soiling the rooms of the philosophy department and hastening the split of the psychology division; Brown, Stratton's earlier student and Berkeley faculty member from 1908 onward; and Olga Bridgman, the first Berkeley psychology PhD awardee, albeit from the philosophy department. Before the split Stratton had set up Berkeley's first psychology lab in the philosophy department and taught psychology courses with Brown. The courses included sensation, perception, emotion, memory, and applications of psychology to professions such as law, medicine, schooling and clerical work by priests.
See also[edit | edit source]
- University of California, Davis
- University of California, Los Angeles
- University of California, Santa Cruz
- University of California, San Diego
- University of California, San Francisco
- University of California, Riverside
References[edit | edit source]
- Annual Report of the Secretary to the Board of Regents of the University of California, for the Year Ending June 30, 1896 1896, p. 114.
- Biennial Report of the President of the University of California (1896–98) 1898, p. 15.
- Biennial Report of the President of the University of California (1896–98) 1898, p. 95.
- Berkeley: Departments and programs: Psychology 2004.