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Reference numberEC/1912/08
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TitleMcDougall, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationDistinguished for investigations in Psychology, and cognate aspects of Physiology. Has published, among other works, the following: - 'On the Structure and Functions of the Alimentary Canal of Daphne' (with W B Hardy, FRS, Proc Camb Phil Soc, vol viii, 1893); 'Structure of Cross-striated Muscle' (Journ of Anat and Physiol, vol xxxii, 1898); 'A Theory of Muscular Contraction' (ibid); 'A Contribution toward an Improvement of Psychological Method' (Mind, vol vii, 1898); 'New Observations in Support of Thomas Young's Theory of Colour Vision' (ibid, vol x, 1901); 'Cutaneous Sensations and Perceptions, Muscular Sense, and Blood-pressure Variations' (Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to the Torres Straits, 1901); 'Relations between Men and Animals in Sarawak' (with C Hose, DSc, Journ Roy Anthropol Inst, vol xxxi, 1901); 'On the Seat of the Psycho-physical Process' (Brain, vol xxiv, 1901); 'The Physiological Factors of the Attention-Process' (Mind, vols xi, xii, and xv, 1902-1903); 'The Nature of Inhibitory Processes in the Nervous System' (Brain, vol xxvi, 1903); 'Intensification of Visual Sensation by Smoothly Graded Contrast' (Journ of Physiol, vol xxx, 1903); 'Sensations excited by a Momentary Stimulation of the Eye' (Brit Journ of Psychol, vol i); 'Variation of Intensity of Visual Sensation with the Duration of the Stimulus' (ibid, 1904); 'The Visual Functions of the Rods of the Retina' (ibid, 1905); 'New Method for Study of Concurrent Mental Operations and Mental Fatigue' (ibid); 'The Principle Underlying Fechner's 'Paradoxical Experiment' and the Predominance of Contours in the Struggle of the Two Visual Fields' (ibid, 1905); 'The State of the Brain during Hypnosis' (Brain, vol xxxi, 1908); 'An Investigation of the Colour Sense of Two Infants' (Brit Journ of Psychol, vol ii 1908); 'Some Data for the Theory of the Auditory Perception of Direction' (ibid). Author of a Primer of Physiological Psychology (1905), and an Introduction to Social Psychology (London, 1908).
ProposersC S Sherrington; H Head; F W Mott; F Gotch; C L Morgan; A D Waller; [J H Jackson]; W H R Rivers; J S Haldane; W A Herdman; H C Bastian
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McDougall, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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