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Cheiron Meeting Wraps Up

Cheiron statue in Kokkala, India The final sessions of the 2009 Cheiron meeting at Penn St. U. finished on Sunday afternoon. One of the highlights of conference was an evening session sponsored by the Archives of the History of American Psychology (U. Akron) in which were shown several films on child development that had been produced by Walter Mischel Arnold Gesell [thanks Vinny!) between about 1915 and 1930. The films were presented by AHAP director David Baker and two of his assistants, John Bean and Lizette Royer. The complete program can be found on the Cheiron website.

The banquet Saturday night featured the annual Cheiron book auction at which the zany auctioneering of Ian Lubek (and others who shall remain nameless) helped to raise about $1000 for the student travel fund. Continue reading Cheiron Meeting Wraps Up