XXI International Congress of Psychology
July 18 - 25, 1976, Paris, France
The 21st International Congress of Psychology was held on July 18–25, 1976, and was attended by nearly 3000 psychologists and over 500 accompanying persons from 64 different countries. The program consisted of 6 invited major lectures, 40 symposia on contemporary topics ranging from the physiological basis of learning and memory to artificial intelligence and behavioral pharmacology, 35 thematic sessions of individual papers, a series of films on child development, psychopathology, social psychology, and animal behavior, and a special session honoring Jean Piaget, the internationally distinguished Swiss psychologist, on his 80th birthday.
The six invited speakers and their topics were: T.G.R. Bower (University of Edinburgh): “Concepts of development”; Barbel Inhelder (University of Geneva): “From the structural approach to the procedural approach: Introduction to the study of strategies”; Hans-Lukas Teuber (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): “The brain and human behavior”; Donald A. Norman (University of California, San Diego): “The role of active memory processes in perception and cognition”; Georges Noizet (University of Provence): “Strategies in the treatment of phrases”; and René Zazzo (Psychobiological Laboratory of the Child, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris): “Brain and behavior”.
French Society of Psychology (1978). Proceedings of the XXIst International Congress of Psychology. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France.