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Fritz Heider (1197)

Interests
Personality and social history
Nationality
Austrian
Born
1896, Vienna, Austria
Died
1988, Kansas, USA
Short Biography
Fritz Heider (February 19, 1896 – January 2, 1988) was an Austrian psychologist whose work was related to the Gestalt school. In 1958 he published The Psychology of Interpersonal Relations, which expanded upon his creations of balance theory and ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • PhD Karl-Franzens- Universitat, Graz, 1920
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, University of Kansas
  • Hon, D, Karl-Franzens- Universitat, Graz, 1981
  • Guggenheim Fellow, 1947-8, 1951-2
  • Fulbright Fellow (Oslo), 1960-1
  • University of Kansas, Byron Caldwell Smith Award, 1963
  • University Distinguished Professorship, 1963
  • APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, 1965
  • University of Kansas, Fellow, AAA&S, 1981
Principal Publications
  • 1926 Ding und Medium. Symposium der Philosophischen Academie, 1, 109-57.
  • 1939 Environmental determinants in psychological theories. Psychological Review, 46, 383-410.
  • 1940 Studies in the psychology of the deaf. Psychological Monographs, 52, 53, (with G. M. Heider).
  • 1944 Social perception and phenomenal causality. Psychological Review, 51, 358-74.
  • 1946 Attitudes and comparative organization. Journal of Psychology, 21, 107-12.
  • 1958 The Psychology of Interpersonal Relations. Wiley. (Reprinted, Erlbaum, 1982.)
  • 1959 On Perception and Event Structure and the Psychological Environment. Psychological Issues.
  • 1959 On Lewin's Methods and Theory. Journal of Social Issues, Supplemental Series, No. 13, 3-13.
  • 1970 Gestalt theory: Early history and reminiscences. Journal of History ofthe Behavioural Sciences, 6, 131-9.
  • 1979 On balance and attribution. In P. W. Holland and S. Leinhardt (eds), Perspectives on Social Network Research. Academic Press.