Orval Hobart Mowrer Photo

Orval Hobart Mowrer

Born: Jan 23, 1907

Death: Jun 20, 1982

Birthplace: Unionville

Nationality: United States

Orval Hobart Mowrer

Date of Birth : Jan 23, 1907
Date of Death : Jun 20, 1982
Birth Place : Unionville

Orval Hobart Mowrer was an American born psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of Illinois from 1948 to 1975 known for his research on behaviour therapy. Mowrer practiced psychotherapy in Champaign-Urbana and at Galesburg State Research Hospital. In 1954 Mowrer held the position of president of the American Psychological Association. Mowrer founded Integrity Groups and was instrumental in establishing GROW groups in the United States. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Mowrer as the 98th most cited psychologist of the 20th century.

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