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SHP Division 26

American Psychological Association

Welcome to the website of the Society for the History of Psychology (SHP), Division 26 of the American Psychological Association (APA). We are an international organization of scholars, teachers, and members whose interests and scholarship are concerned with understanding the historical events and important people who have shaped the development of psychological thought and practice.

Troland house

Home of Leonard Troland, 66 Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge MA (1929)

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