Alfredo Lagmay

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National Scientist
Dr. Alfredo V. Lagmay
Born August 14, 1919
Died December 15, 2005
Nationality Philippines Filipino
Alma mater University of the Philippines, Harvard University
Occupation Psychologist
Awards National Scientist of the Philippines

Alfredo V. Lagmay (August 14, 1919 –December 15, 2005) was a respected Filipino psychologist and Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of the Philippines Diliman. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from Harvard University and trained under the renowned psychologist and founder of the radical behaviorism movement B.F. Skinner.[1][2]

He was conferred the distinction of National Scientist of the Philippines, the highest recognition given to Filipino scientists, in 1988. He is the father of University of the Philippines geology professor Alfredo Mahar Lagmay.