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date: 20 January 2020

Judd, Charles Hubbardlocked

(23 February 1873–19 July 1946)
  • Arthur L. Blumenthal


Judd, Charles Hubbard (23 February 1873–19 July 1946), psychologist and educator, was born in Bareilly, India, the son of Charles Wesley Judd, a Methodist missionary, and Sarah Annis Hubbard. Judd went to Binghamton, New York, at the age of six with his parents, who were returning home, because of poor health, from missionary service in India. Both parents died within five years, and he was cared for by an older sister. After graduation from Binghamton public schools, Judd entered Wesleyan University (1890–1894) with the intention of preparing for the ministry. Psychology classes at Wesleyan taught by Andrew C. Armstrong influenced Judd to change plans and dedicate himself to the study of psychology. While at Wesleyan Judd renounced all religion and replaced it with a lifelong allegiance to science. Throughout his life, however, he maintained a forceful evangelical speaking style that reflected his pietistic upbringing....

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