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Wardell Pomeroy

Wardell Pomeroy About Colleague of Alfred Kinsey who helped him conduct his influential sex research and co-authored with him his landmark books: Sexual Behavior in the Human Male in 1948 and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female in 1953. Other Informations A clinical psychologist by training, he conducted nearly half of the 18,000 interviews that …

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James Mckeen Cattell

James Mckeen Cattell About Psychologist whose experiments in mental ability helped establish the field as a legitimate scientific discipline. The New York Times once called him “the dean of American science”. Other Informations He published dozens of articles measuring human reaction times and memory, which he considered a proxy for intelligence. An outspoken opponent of …

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Robert Yerkes

Robert Yerkes About Psychologist who pioneered research into human and primate intelligence, which he used to further his controversial eugenics views. His work has largely been rejected by modern anthropologists as outmoded and racist. Other Informations After obtaining his doctorate in Psychology, he became president of the American Psychological Association, pushing members to contribute their …

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Ramón Torres

Ramón Torres About Clinical psychologist who has been affiliated with the Paraguayan Society of Psychology. He has built a sizable presence on Instagram by posting messages related to various forms of mental on his ramontorrespsicologo account, which has grown to 550,000 followers.  Other Informations He studied at the Polytechnic and Artistic University of Paraguay and the Technical University of …

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Harvey Carr

Harvey Carr About Notable for his key role in the development of the psychological theory of functionalism, Carr taught for many years at the University of Chicago and briefly headed the American Psychological Association. He is particularly remembered for his famous “kerplunk experiment,” which used rats as subjects. Other Informations After earning his bachelor’s and …

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Jaak Panksepp

Jaak Panksepp About An Estonian-born American psychologist, psychobiologist, and neuroscientist. He is widely known for his research on laughter in non-human animals. Other Informations He began experimenting with animal emotions on rats. He co-wrote the 2012 book “The Archaeology of Mind: Neuroevolutionary Origins of Human Emotion”. He was born in Estonia but his family moved …

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Irene Pepperberg

Irene Pepperberg About Animal cognition expert most famous for her study of parrots in particular. She is one of the first leading researchers to seriously study the capacity of animals to learn language in a human-like fashion. Other Informations She earned her PhD from Harvard University, where she would later conduct lectures. She has been …

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Robert Sternberg

Robert Sternberg About Known for his triangular theory of love and his triarchic theory of intelligence, this one-time President of the American Psychological Association contributed greatly to the fields of psychology and psychometrics. He taught at Cornell University, Oklahoma State University, and Yale University, among other institutions of higher learning. Other Informations As a child, …

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Rupert Sheldrake

Rupert Sheldrake About English parapsychologist known for his famed theory of morphic resonance. His ideas and books, such as 2003’s The Sense of Being Stared At, have gained traction in among New Age thinkers like Deepak Chopra. Other Informations He earned a PhD in Biochemistry from Cambridge University. Many of his theories have been deemed …

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Pamela Magalhaes

Pamela Magalhaes About Psychologist and Physiotherapist who is recognized for her work utilizing Winnicottian Psychodynamics. She has been employed by major health care facilities including the Hospital for the Heart, São Paulo. Other Informations She attended the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie. In 2018, she was a guest on the talk show program Super Poderosas. She was born in Brazil. She …

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Raymond Cattell

Raymond Cattell About British-American psychologist who was devoted to the scientific method and studied the basic dimensions of personality and temperament and the dynamic dimensions of motivation and emotion. Other Informations He earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of London when he was 19 years old, after being awarded a scholarship to study …

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Michael Shermer

Michael Shermer About A popular science author and editor of Skeptic magazine, he was also the co-host and producer of the Fox Family series, Exploring the Unknown. His published works include Science Friction: Where the Known Meets the Unknown (2005) and Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design (2006). Other Informations He attended Pepperdine …