CCHP Fall Virtual Exhibit Series
Join us through Fall 2020 as the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology launches our Fall Virtual Exhibit Series. We'll be releasing four unique new exhibitions through Smithsonian Learning Lab. #ExplorePsychology with original documents, photos, and videos from the history of the field. View the full schedule below, and stay tuned for more information on related events and programming connected to the exhibits.
Explore scientific understandings about sexual orientation and gender identity over the course of the 20th century through the researchers and activists whose work had a profound impact on the lives of countless LGBTQ+ individuals. From the criminalization and censorship of LGBTQ+ identity to the liberation movements of the 1970s, this exhibit inspects the relationship between science, activism, and social change.
Panel Discussion: Current Topics in LGBTQ+ Psychology and Mental Health
Before Belmont: Ethics in Experimental Psychology
In 1979, following a series of high-profile controversies, the Belmont Report provided ethical guidance for the study of human subjects in the United States. View these key ethical principles through the 20th century medical and psychological experiments that tested and redefined their boundaries.
Exhibit Launch: Friday, October 23rd, 12:00pm ET
Psychology Film Club: The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015): Thursday, October 29th, 7:00pm ET
Making History in Akron: The Archives of the History of American Psychology
Exhibit Launch: Friday, November 13th, 12:00pm ET
Exploring Heredity: Race, Eugenics, and the History of Intelligence Testing
Exhibit Launch: Friday, December 4th, 12:00pm ET