Ingrid farreras, Ph.D.

Ingrid Farreras held her Stetten Fellowship from 2000-2001. As part of her research project, “NIMH’s Intramural Laboratory of Psychology: 1954-present,” she studied the history and role of the Laboratory of Psychology - a pioneering mental health laboratory.  Through tracing the history of this fourth NIMH’s intramural laboratory, Farreras’s work traces the transformation of federally supported research after the National Mental Health Act of 1946.

Farreras hold a PhD in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire. She maintains her research interest in the professionalization of the field of clinical psychology, and is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology at Hood College.

Selected Publications:

with Caroline Hannaway and Vicky Harden (eds.), Mind, Brain, Body, and Behavior: The Foundations of Neuroscience and Behavioral Research at the National Institutes of Health (Washington, D.C.: IOS Press, 2004). 

“The historical context for NIMH support of APA training and accreditation efforts,” in W. E. Pickren and S. F. Schneider (eds.), Psychology and the National Institute of Mental Health: A Historical Analysis of Science, Practice, and Policy (Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association Press, 2004).

“Part I: Historical background” and “Part II: Reviews of research in the NIMH and the NINDB laboratories and branches,” in I. G. Farreras, C. Hannaway, and V. A. Harden (Eds.), Mind, Brain, Body, and Behavior: The Foundations of Neuroscience and Behavioral Research at the National Institutes of Health (Washington, D.C.: IOS Press, 2004). 

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Last updated: 29 March 2012
First published: 2 February 2005
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