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

The Cognitive Revolution (Myths, Part 2)

Previously on AHP: Chris Green critiqued an essay by Christian Jarrett (pictured right), published as a journalistic feature in the latest issue of The Psychologist, 21(9). In this essay, Jarrett outlines — and purports to debunk — several myths in the history of psychology. Among the examinations of apocrypha surrounding Kitty Genovese and Little Albert … Continue reading The Cognitive Revolution (Myths, Part 2)

“The Psychologist” on Scientific Myths

The British Psychological Society’s flagship journal, The Psychologist, has published two items related to the history of psychology in its latest issue, and it has kindly made them freely available on its website. The first is an article by Australian psychologist Malcolm Macmillan on the mythology surrounding the case of Phineas Gage, the Vermont railroad … Continue reading “The Psychologist” on Scientific Myths