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1951 — The Human Resources Research Office (HumRRO) was founded by an agreement between the U.S. Army and George Washington University. HumRRO investigates psychological warfare, leadership, morale, and training. Army Chief Psychologist Harry Harlow conceived the idea of HumRRO and Meredith Crawford was its first director. HumRRO's name is now the Human Resources Research Organization.

1973 — Daniel Kahneman's book Attention and Effort was published.

Copyright © 1995, American Psychological Association. Web version by permission. Source: Street, W. R. (1994). A Chronology of Noteworthy Events in American Psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. The American Psychological Association and Central Washington University have supported the development of the APA Historical Database.

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