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Hans Eysenck (1399)

Clinical psychology, evaluation and measurement, experimental psychology, personality and social psychology, psychological study of social issues
1916, Berlin, Germany
Short Biography
Hans Jürgen Eysenck, PhD, DSc (/ˈaɪzɛŋk/; 4 March 1916 – 4 September 1997) was a psychologist born in Germany, who spent his professional career in Great Britain. He is best remembered for his work on intelligence and personality, although he worked in a ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA University of London, 1938
  • PhD University of London, 1940
Appointments & Honors
  • Director, Psychological Department, Maudsley Hospital, 1946-83
  • Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania, 1949-50, University of California, Berkeley, 1954
  • Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, Reader -in Psychology, 1950-4, Professor of Psychology, 1955-83, Emeritus Professor, 1983-
  • Fellow, British Psychological Association, APA
  • Hon. Dsc, University of London, 1962
  • President, International Society for the Study of Individual Differences, 1983-5
  • APA Presidential Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Psychology, 1993
  • Founding Editor, Behaviour Research and Therapy, 1963
  • Editor, Personality and Individual Differences, 1980-
Principal Publications
  • 1947 Dimensions of Personality. Routledge and Kegan Paul.
  • 1952 The effects of psychotherapy: An evaluation. Journal of Consulting Psychology, 16, 319-24.
  • 1953 The Uses and Abuses of Psychology. Penguin.
  • 1960 (ed.) Behavior Therapy and the Neuroses. Pergamon.
  • 1964 Crime and Personality. Routledge and Kegan Paul.
  • 1967 The Biological Basis of Personality. C. C. Thomas.
  • 1972 (ed.) Handbook of Abnormal Psychology, 2nd edn. Pitman.
  • 1976 Sex and Personality. Open Books.
  • 1979 The Structure of Intellect and Measurement of Intelligence. Springer-Verlag.
  • 1979 The conditioning model of neurosis. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 2, 155-99.
  • 1980 The Causes and Effects of Smoking. Temple Smith (with L. J. Eaves).
  • 1980 The Great Intelligence Debate. Lifecycle (with L. J. Kamin).
  • 1989 Genes, Culture and Personality: An Empirical Approach. Academic Press (with L. J. Eaves and N. G. Martin).