Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D.

Lawrence R. Samuel, Ph.D., is the founder of AmeriCulture, a Miami- and New York City-based consultancy dedicated to translating the emerging cultural landscape into business opportunities.  He holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Minnesota and is the author of many books.  Larry can be reached at

Author of

Psychology Yesterday

"Psychology Yesterday: Stories from America's Behavioral Past" visits interesting sites of America's fertile psychological landscape of the past.  The blog focuses on five subjects that have played an integral role in individuals' lives and, in a larger sense, the nation's cultural history: psychoanalysis, sex, the supernatural or paranormal, death, and motivation research (a Freudian-based technique that was the darling of Madison Avenue in the 1950s).  Via "Psychology Yesterday," we gain a greater understanding of the role of psychology in everyday life in America.  

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Boomers 3.0

Toward a more meaningful third act Read now.
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Future Trends

How to think about social and cultural change Read now.