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Black and white photograph of Stanley Milgram as a young man. (Image Source: Harvard Faculty Registry)
Black and white photograph of Stanley Milgram as a young man. (Image Source: Harvard Faculty Registry)

Stanley Milgram

(1933-1984)
Obedience to Authority
The Small World Experiment - "Six Degrees of Separation"

In 1954 Harvard’s Department of Social Relations took the unusual step of admitting a bright young student who had not taken a single psychology course....

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George Armitage Miller speaking at the first APS convention in 1989 (Image Source: Association for Psychological Science Annual Meeting, 1989)
George Armitage Miller speaking at the first APS convention in 1989 (Image Source: Association for Psychological Science Annual Meeting, 1989)

George Armitage Miller

(1920-2012)
Father of the Cognitive Revolution
Cognitive Psychology, Psycholinguistics, and Cognitive Neuroscience

“My problem is that I have been persecuted by an integer.” So began perhaps the most famous paper in the history of experimental psychology. The Harvard...

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