More HOP Graphic Novels: It’s Harry Harlow’s Turn

AHP has previously posted on the relationship between graphic novels and the history of psychology – in terms of psychology’s interactions with the reading of comics, the lie detector-Wonder Woman link, and the ways its history has periodically found its way into the stories themselves (see Freud’s appearance as a superhero and the Kitty Genovese connection … Continue reading More HOP Graphic Novels: It’s Harry Harlow’s Turn

Interview with Marga Vicedo on The Nature and Nurture of Love

AHP is pleased to present an interview with historian of science Marga Vicedo on her recent book The Nature and Nurture of Love: From Imprinting to Attachment in Cold War America. The full interview follows below. Many thanks to Marga for agreeing to be interviewed! AHP: As a historian and philosopher of biology how did you first become … Continue reading Interview with Marga Vicedo on The Nature and Nurture of Love

The History of Psychology as Multispecies Network, Part 1

This is the first of a special series of posts on the digital history of psychology from members of the PsyBorgs Lab at York University, in Toronto, Canada. The full series of posts can be found here. In our current moment, the network has become one of the most prominent metaphors for the social. Social Network Analysis … Continue reading The History of Psychology as Multispecies Network, Part 1

New Book: The Nature and Nurture of Love

A new volume exploring the history of human instincts has just been published by the University of Chicago Press. In The Nature and Nurture of Love: From Imprinting to Attachment in Cold War America historian of biology Marga Vicedo explores how the idea of instinctual mother love took hold. As described on the publisher’s website, The … Continue reading New Book: The Nature and Nurture of Love