(31 Oct 1910 - 6 Dec 1981)
American psychologist who examined the social behaviour and development of monkeys. He studied reactions of newly born infant monkeys, separated from their mothers, but provided with food and warmth by an inanimate substitute mother made either of wire mesh or cloth.
Science Quotes by Harry Harlow (1 quote)
Man cannot live by milk alone. Love is an emotion that does not need to be bottle- or spoon-fed.
— Harry Harlow
From Presidential Address (31 Aug 1958), 66th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., published in In 'The Nature of Love', American Psychologist, 13, 673-685.
- - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Harlow's birth. 31 Oct
- Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection, by Deborah Blum. - book suggestion.