Ernest Hilgard

Ernest Ropiequet "Jack" Hilgard (July 25, 1904 – October 22, 2001) was an American psychologist and professor at Stanford University. He became famous in the 1950s for his research on hypnosis, especially with regard to pain control. Along with André Muller Weitzenhoffer, Hilgard developed the Stanford Hypnotic Susceptibility Scales. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Hilgard as the 29th most cited psychologist of the 20th century.[1]

Ernest Ropiequet Hilgard
Born(1904-07-25)July 25, 1904
DiedOctober 22, 2001(2001-10-22) (aged 97)
Alma materUniversity of Illinois
Yale University
Known forHypnosis, Atkinson & Hilgard's Introduction to Psychology
Spouse(s)Josephine R. Hilgard
AwardsNAS Award for Scientific Reviewing (1984)
Scientific career
InstitutionsStanford University
Doctoral advisorRaymond Dodge
Doctoral studentsLloyd Humphreys
Wayne H. Holtzman
Angus Campbell
Charles Tart

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