psychology, lds, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, behavioral science
There was a strong interest in psychology at Brigham Young University at the turn of the century; the third president was a psychologist and a number of distinguished psychologists regularly visited the campus. An outstanding young scholar who was destined to become the only Mormon president of the American Psychological Association started a vigorous academic psychology program in those early years, but he left the university because of a controversy over his teachings. Psychology at Brigham Young University developed little from that time until the 1940s. The 1950s were a time of rapid growth and development, expansion of the faculty, and the establishment of doctoral programs.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Brown, Bruce L. and Allen, Mark K., "PSYCHOLOGY AMONG THE SAINTS: THE DEVELOPMENT OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE AT BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY" (1988). Faculty Publications. 5975.
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