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July 1952

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AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1952;68(1):161-162. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1952.02320190167015

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INTERAMERICAN SOCIETY OF PSYCHOLOGY  During the International Congress of Mental Health, held in México, D. F., Mexico, in December, 1951, the Inter-American Society of Psychology was formed. The following officers were elected: Eduardo Krapf, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, president; Werner Wolff, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N. Y., vice-president; Oswaldo Robles, University of Mexico, México, D. F., secretary; Hernan Vergara, University of Bogotá, Colombia, treasurer, and, as associated vice-presidents, W. Line, Canada; Enrique B. Roxo, Brazil; Carlos Nassar, Chile, and Jaime Barrios Pena, Guatemala. The society has its Latin-American office at the University of Mexico and its United States office at Bard College.It is the purpose of the society to work toward an inter-American cooperation and a mutual understanding by means of psychological collaboration on basic scientific, educational, and sociopsychological issues. One special aim is the clarifying and fortifying of the position of psychology as a science by means of