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Life was “regularized and became more orderly” and, as a result, more predictable (Shorto, 2008, p. 208). Because of the regularity, predictability, and precision of clocks, scientists and philosophers began to think of them as models for the physical universe. Perhaps the world itself was a vast clock made and set in motion by the Creator. Scientists such as the British physicist Robert Boyle, the German astronomer Johannes Kepler, and the French philosopher René Descartes agreed with this idea, expressing the belief that the harmony and order of the universe could be explained in terms of the clock’s regularity—which is built into the machine by the clockmaker just as the regularity of the universe was thought to be built into it by God.
Racial identity in context: The legacy of Kenneth B. Clark. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Describes the life and work of Clark; explores the creation of racial identity and the effects of negative racial images. Popplestone, J. , & McPherson, M. W. (1998). An illustrated history of American psychology. Akron, OH: University of Akron Press. A compilation of photographs and other illustrations providing a visual history of psychology from its origins in 19th-century Europe to the late 20th century in the United States.
Kenneth Clark, later noted for his research on the effects of racial segregation on children, graduated from Howard University in 1935 with a bachelor of science degree in psychology. , area because of his race. He organized a student protest demonstration against segregation in 1934 and was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. He noted that this was the beginning of his career as an activist on behalf of integration (Phillips, 2000). D. candidates “developed a close interpersonal, social relationship.