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James Sully, Grote Professor
of Mind and Logic at University
College London, called the meeting
in 1901 that led to the founding
of The Psychological Society

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Founder Members of the British Psychological Society

On 24 October 1901 a group of 10 people met at University College, London to form a psychological society, which became the British Psychological Society in 1906:

Armstrong-Jones, Robert (1857-1943), CBE, MD, FRCP, FRCS physician ODNB

Bryant, Sophie (1850-1922), DSc, DLitt headmistress ODNB

Gibson Boyce, William Ralph (1869-1935), MA, DSc lecturer

Hales, Frank Noel (1878-1952), BA scholar

McDougall, William (1871-1938), MA, DSc, MD, FRS experimental psychologist ODNB

Mott, Frederick Walter (1853-1926), KBE, MD, FRCP, LLD, FRS pathologist ODNB

Rivers, William Halse Rivers (1864-1922), MA, MD, FRS lecturer ODNB

Shand, Alexander Faulkner (1858-1936), MA barrister

Smith, William George (1866-1918), MA, PhD lecturer

Sully, James (1842-1923), MA Professor ODNB


ODNB indicates a link to an index entry in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (full articles available with individual or institutional subscription, or access through public library membership).


See also the following articles from The Psychologist:

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