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DID YOU KNOW: 100th birth anniversary of National Scientist Alfredo Lagmay

05:00 AM August 14, 2019

Today, Aug. 14, is the 100th birth anniversary of the late National Scientist and University of the Philippines professor emeritus Alfredo Lagmay.

He was considered a great influence in the development of scientific psychology in the Philippines.

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Lagmay also founded the Psychological Association of the Philippines in 1962.

He was conferred the title of National Scientist in 1988 and died on Dec. 15, 2005.

In tribute, a building in UP Diliman that houses the Department of Psychology was named after him. —Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

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