William Halse Rivers Rivers(1864-1922), Anthropologist; psychiatrist; neurologist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Psychologist and anthropologist; taught psychology at Cambridge before being appointed Director of the newly established psychology laboratory there (1907). Rivers performed some of the first experiments in cross-cultural psychology during the 1898 Torres Straits expedition, but is best known for his work at Craiglockhart and other hospitals treating victims of shell shock during the First World War.
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