Leta Stetter Hollingworth
Born: May 25, 1886 in Dawes County, NE
Died: November 27, 1939 in NE
Doctor of Philosophy (1916), Columbia University, Psychology
M.A. (1913), Columbia University, Education
B.A. (1906), University of Nebraska

First poem published at the age of 14

1906 Assistant Principal at a high school in DeWitt, NE

1913 Administered the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Test at the Clearing House for Mental Defectives

1915 Psychologist at Bellevue Hospital and consulting psychologist to the New York Police Department

Obtained a doctorate degree under Edward Thorndike

Professor of educational psychology at Columbia Teachers College

Leta Hollingworth is best known for her contributions to giftedness in children and the psychology of women. She pioneered the study of gifted children in education and coined the term "gifted."
One of 14 women listed in the American "Men of Science"
Hollingworth memorial scholarship fund for exceptional children

Key Words: gifted children, intelligence testing, psychology of women
Hollingworth Web Links

Karen Horney
Born: September 16, 1885 near Hamburg, Germany
Died: December 4, 1952 in New York, NY
Medical Doctor (1913), University of Berlin
Medicine (1908), University of Göttingen
Medicne (1906), University of Frieburg

1920 Instructor at the Institute for Psychoanalysis in Berlin

1932 Immigrated to the United States with Hitler's rise to power

1932 Associate Director of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis

1934 Instructor at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute (resigned after breaking away from traditional psychoanalysis)

1941 Founded the American Institute for Psychoanalysis

Dean of the American Institute for Psychoanalysis

1942 Professor at the New York Medical College

1955 The Karen Horney Clinic opened in New York, NY

Karen Horney is best known for her contributions to neo-Freudian personality theory. She stressed the importance of social interaction and basic anxiety as the root of psychological problems.

Key words: psychoanalysis, personality theory, neurotic needs, Feminine Psychology, self-analysis, basic anxiety
Horney Web Links

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Barbel Inhelder
Born: April 15, 1913 (location unknown)
Died: February 16, 1997 (location unknown)
Doctor of Philosophy (1943), Institute of Educational Sciences University of Geneva
B.A. (1935), Institute of Educational Sciences University of Geneva, Psychology

1948 Professor of child and adolescent psychology at the University of Geneva

1971 Chair of genetic and experimental psychology at the University of Geneva

Barbel Inhelder is best known for her contributions to cognitive development and work with Jean Piaget. -OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-
1968 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Education
1975 Honorary Doctor of Science from Smith College
Key Words: cognitive development, "formal operations," conservation, Jean Piaget
Inhelder Web Links