The following events in the history of psychology took place in 1952.
- The Spanish Psychological Society is formed
- The Japanese Educational Psychology Association is formed
- The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) was published by The American Psychiatric Association]].
- Ross Ashby publishes Design for a Brain: The Origin of Adaptive Behavior.This was the first serious attempt at describing human behavior as a dynamic system, a predecessor to dynamical systems theory.
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