Edwin Boring

“Mr. Psychology”

Edwin Garrigues (Gary) Boring (October 23, 1886 – July 1, 1968) was an American experimental psychologist, Professor of Psychology at Clark University, and at Harvard University. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and grew up in a Quaker family interested in science. Boring studied engineering and psychology at Cornell University, receiving his Ph.D. in the latter in 1914.

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