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Leta Stetter Hollingworth (1261)

Clinical psychology, developmental psychology, psychology of women
Educator and Psychologist
1886, Near Chadron, Nebraska, USA
1939, New York
Short Biography
Leta Hollingworth (née Leta Anna Stetter 25 May 1886 – 27 November 1939) was a psychologist who conducted pioneering work in the early 20th century. It is generally agreed upon that Hollingworth made significant contributions in three areas: psychology ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • AB University of Nebraska, 1906
  • AM Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, 1913
  • PhD Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, 1916
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York
Principal Publications
  • 1914 Functional Periodicity. Contributions to Education, No. 69. Columbia University Press.
  • 1914 Variability as related to sex differences in achievement. American Journal of Sociology, 19, 510-30.
  • 1916 Social devices for impelling women to bear and rear children. American Journal of Psychology, 22, 19-29.
  • 1920 The Psychology of Subnormal Children. Macmillan.
  • 1923 Special Talents and Defects: Their Significance for Education. Macmillan.
  • 1926 Gifted Children. Macmillan.
  • 1927 The new woman in the making. Current History, 27, 15-20.
  • 1928 The Psychology of the Adolescent. Appleton.
  • 1940 Public Address. Science Press.
  • 1942 Children Above IBO IQ. World Books.