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History of Psychology: Instrumentation


Barnard College Psychology Department -- History of Psychology Collection
•Apparatus from the Department's early days.

Brass Instrument Psychology at the University of Toronto
•Apparatus placed in the context of the Department of Psychology's early days.

Museum of the History of Psychological Instrumentation (Montclair State University)
•Extensive online museum of early psychological laboratory research apparatus. The illustrations were reproduced from the 1903 Eduard Zimmermann (Leipzig) catalog of psychological and physiological equipment.

Online Register of Scientific Instruments: An International Database of Historic Scientific Instruments
•Extensive resource providing detailed descriptions, often with images, of apparatus typical of early research in psychology and other fields. The Museum of the History of Science ( at the University of Oxford, England, and the Scientific Instrument Commission ( of the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science ( collaborate on this project.