Kettle, James McKeen (Cattell James McKeen)( The American psychologist.)
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Biography Kettle, James McKeen (Cattell James McKeen)
Born May 25, 1860 in Easton (pc. Pennsylvania). He graduated from Lafayette College in 1880, in 1886 received his Ph.D. from the University of Leipzig, and later studied in Paris, Geneva and Gottingen. He was assistant to W. Wundt in Leipzig. He has lectured at Cambridge University and Brynmor College, and University of Pennsylvania, where he headed the department of psychology. In 1891 Kettle has accepted an invitation from Columbia University and was appointed professor of experimental psychology (1891-1896), . became dean of the Faculty of Anthropology (1896-1902), . Professor of Philosophy (1902-1905) and Professor of Psychology (1891-1917),
Kettle was researching the problems of human behavior, education, organization of science, develops methods of psychological measurement, and various practical applications of the principles of psychology. Progenitor testing methods, . author of a number of psychological tests, . the first president of the American International Psychological Congress, . editor of many scientific publications, . among them - 'Psychological Review' ( 'Psychological Review'), . 'U.S. scientists' ( 'American Men of Science'), . 'Scientific Monthly' ( 'Scientific Monthly') and 'Science' ( 'Science'),
. In 1937 he was awarded the French Legion d'Honneur. Kettle died in Lancaster (pc. Pennsylvania) January 20, 1944.