Donald Olding Hebb, 22 July 1904 - 20 August 1985

@article{Milner1996DonaldOH,
  title={Donald Olding Hebb, 22 July 1904 - 20 August 1985},
  author={P. M. Milner and B. Milner},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  year={1996},
  pages={193 - 204}
}
  • P. Milner, B. Milner
  • Published 1 November 1996
  • Psychology
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Donald Olding Hebb was born in the small coastal village of Chester Basin, near Lunenberg, Nova Scotia, Canada. He attended Dalhousie University and graduated with a B.A. in English, intending to become a writer. After teaching for several years he enrolled as a part-time graduate student in psychology at McGill University (Montreal) and received an M.A. He then moved to the University of Chicago, where he studied under Karl Lashley. He accompanied Lashley to Harvard the next year, receiving… 

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