Encyclopedia of the History of Psychological Theories

2012 Edition
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Fraisse, Paul

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0463-8_50

Basic Biographical Information/Major Accomplishments

Eminent French experimental psychologist Paul Fraisse was also an active member of the Socialist Party. He joined Albert Michotte’s laboratory (1935–1937) where he did experiments on visual perception and getting his doctorate. In 1940, he was captured by the Germans and liberated in 1943. Fraisse occupied many positions in French and international psychology. He was director of the experimental psychology department at Sorbonne University where he promoted a variety of directions in psychological sciences such as abnormal psychology, industrial psychology, differential psychology, educational psychology, child psychology, and experimental psychology. He was a very active member of International Congress of Psychology, International Union of Scientific Psychology, French Society of Psychology, and editor of l’Année Psychologique. He was a successful mentor, he supervised over 50 PhD students several of them became most prominent...

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References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyCollege of Social Sciences, Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia