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Brown, Roger William

Born: 1925 AD
Died: 1997 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Psychologist


1925 - Born in Detroit. American psychologist.

         - He became interested in the science of linguistics, which borders on disciplines he was deeply interested in: philosophy, literature, and history.

         - He became an instructor and then assistant professor at Harvard.

1957 - He left Harvard for a position at M.I.T., where he wrote his monumental Words and Things.

1960 - He became a full professor of psychology at M.I.T.

1962 - Brown accepted a professorship at Harvard, where he became the John Lindsley Professor in Memory of William James.

1965 - He completed his textbook, Social Psychology.

1967 - He was the chairman of social relations department at Harvard University.

1996 - He wrote "Words and Things", textbook "Social Psychology", and the autobiography "Against My Better Judgment: An Intimate Memoir by an Eminent Gay Psychologist".

1997 - Died on December 11th in Cambridge at the age of 72.


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