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      Episode 177

John Bascom Wolfe
Thu, 2017-Oct-26 21:54 UTC
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Welcome to random Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a random Wikipedia page every day.

Our random article today is John Bascom Wolfe.

John Bascom Wolfe (8 July 1904 – 5 January 1988) was an American social and behavioural psychologist best known for his study of the use of a token economy on chimpanzees.

Born: Dryden, Virginia on July 8, 1904

Married Lillian Schuck (Yale Ph.D. and board certified clinical psychologist, August 31, 1933).

Children: Ann Lee Wolfe Little and Lyn Janette Wolfe Wickelgren.

Education: A.M. in Mathematics, Emory and Henry College 1925; A.M., University of Virginia, 1929; Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Illinois, 1932.

Jobs/Positions: National Research Council Fellow at the Yale University Yerkes Primate Lab, 1932-1936. Faculty member in Mathematics and Coach of Football, Basketball, and Baseball at Union College, Barbourville, KY 1926-1929. Professor of Psychology and Chair, University of Mississippi, 1936-1969. While Chair he instituted the Ph.D. program in experimental psychology and , with his wife, Lillian Wolfe, as the primary clinician on the faculty the APA certified clinical Ph.D. Program.

President of the Southern Society of Psychology and Philosophy, 1952. Founder and Temporary President (during the founding) of the Southeastern Psychological Association 1954-1955. President of the Southeastern Psychological Association, 1955-1956.

Member of Sigma Xi.

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