Solomon Asch papers 1947-1995

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Solomon Asch papers 1947-1995

The Solomon Asch papers consist largely of personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts by Asch and others as well as numerous reading notes. Topics include memory and recall, perception, conformity, learning, Gestalt Psychology. K. Koffka, Max Wertheimer, and W. Kohler are often the subjects of Asch's manuscripts. Many of the more common correspondents in this collection include Mary Henle, Fritz and Grace Heider, M. Brewster Smith, and Irvin Rock. . View finding aid for the Solomon Asch papers

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Asch, Solomon E. (Solomon Elliott), 1907-1996

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Solomon Asch was a world-renowned Gestalt psychologist and pioneer in social psychology. He was born in Warsaw, Poland and emigrated to the United States in 1920. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the College of the City of New York in 1928. Asch received both his M.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1930 and 1932, respectively. He had been a professor of psychology at Swarthmore College for 19 years, working with psychologists including Wolfgang Kohler. Asch als...