Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Lashley, Karl Spencer (1890–1958)

  • Julia RutenbergEmail author
  • Benjamin Hampstead
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_632

Major Appointments

  • 1910–1911 Teaching Fellow, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  • 1917–1918 Instructor of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

  • 1920–1926 Full Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

  • 1926–1929 Research Psychologist, Behavioral Research Fund, Institute for Juvenile Research, Chicago, IL, USA

  • 1929–1935 Professor of Psychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

  • 1929 President of the American Psychological Association

  • 1935–1937 Professor of Psychology at Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA

  • 1937 President of the Eastern Psychological Association

  • 1937–1955 Research Professor of Neuropsychology at Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA

  • 1947 President of the American Society of Naturalists

  • 1942–1955 Director at the Yerkes Laboratories of Primate Biology, Orange Park, Florida, USA

Major Honors and Awards

  • 1927–1930 Lashley served on the National Research Council.

  • 1937 Howard Crosby Warren Medal by the Society of Experimental Psychologists.

  • 1943...

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References and Readings

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rehabilitation MedicineEmory UniversityAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Department of PharmacologyVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA
  3. 3.Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease CenterAnn ArborUSA