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David Genrikhovich YELKIN

David YELKIN, USSR Psychologist. Doctor of Psychological Science since 1952; Professor, Odessa University, since 1934.

Background

  • YELKIN, David was born in 1895 in Voronezh.

  • Education

    • 1921 graduated New Russia University, Odessa.

    Career

    • 1921-1922 at various research centers and higher education establishments. 1922-1930 instructor, Odessa University. Since 1930 head of a chair.

      Works deal with: perception and sensation. Perception of time; psychology of memory and habits. Hist, of Soviet psychology.

    Religion

    Religious edicts impose irrational rules on people’s behaviour.

    Views

    Strong communist party can create a new and better society with neither rich nor poor.

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