One Person-in-His-Environments

  • Seymour Wapner
Part of the Human Behavior and Environment book series (HUBE, volume 11)


Born on November 20, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York, I received my AB degree from University College, New York University (1939) with a major in psychology and biology and my MA (1940) and PhD (1943) in psychology from the University of Michigan. My first job was technical assistant (1943–1945) and later director (1945–1946) of the University of Rochester Office of the Committee on Selection and Training of Aircraft Pilots, National Research Council. In 1946, I moved to Brooklyn College as assistant professor of psychology and then served as acting chair of the psychology department during the academic year 1947–1948. In 1948, I accepted a position at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, where I remain today.


Space Perception Body Tilt Lysergic Acid Developmental Analysis Brooklyn College 
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  1. 1.Heinz Werner Institute for Developmental Analysis, Frances L. Hiatt School of PsychologyClark UniversityWorcesterUSA

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