Edwin Boring

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Birthday
23, 1886
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jul 1, 1968 (81)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1886
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jul 1, 1968 (81)

About

Influential psychologist and one of the first to survey the social science historically.

Before Fame

Interested in electricity from his childhood, her first learned electrical engineering and discovering psychology in an elective course.

Trivia

Emphasizing experimental observation over philosophy, he created, among other things, the illusory portraits that showed either an old woman or a young woman.

Family Life

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Timothy Leary was another experimental psychologist, perhaps the best known for his experiments with LSD.

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