Robert Brodie MacLeod papers, 1947-1969.
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In the 1980s, the American Psychological Association (APA) Board of Directors approved an oral history project focusing primarily on key figures in American psychology that were advanced in years. Another part of the project involved interviewing past APA presidents. The APA historian continues to conduct these interviews. The APA archives hold the entire collection of these interview tapes. You can search the APA online index of these oral histories at http://apa.org/archives/oral.html for the ...
Professor of Psychology. Robert B. MacLeod was born in Martintown, Ontario, Canada in 1907. He was an instructor at Cornell University from 1930-1933 and returned to the Cornell faculty in 1948, remaining in the Psychology Department until his death in 1972. He was an authority on experimental psychology in the areas of perception, language, and thinking, and he conducted research in cross-cultural psychology, especially Africa and the Middle East, the history and theory...