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Jane Loevinger (1074)

Interests
Developmental, evaluation and measurement, personality and social, philosophical and theoretical, psychoanalysis
Nationality
American
Born
1918, St Paul, MN, USA
Short Biography
Jane Loevinger Weissman (February 6, 1918 – January 4, 2008) was a developmental psychologist who developed a theory of personality which emphasized the gradual internalization of social rules and the maturing conscience for the origin of personal ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA University of Minnesota, 1937
  • MS University of Minnesota 1938
  • PhD University of California at Berkeley, 1944
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor of Psychology and Stuckenberg Professor of Human Values and Moral Development, Washington University, 1955-6
  • MM Justin Fellow, AAUW, 1962-3
  • President, Division of Philosophical and Theoretical Psychology, APA, 1970-4, Division of Evaluation and Measurement, APA, 1982-3
  • Personality and Cognition Research Review Committee, Member NIMH, UPSPHS
  • Consulting Editor, Psychological Review, 1983, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1984-
Principal Publications
  • 1943 On the proportional contributions of differences in nature and in nurture to differences in intelligence. Psychological Bulletin, 40, 725-56.
  • 1947 A systematic approach to the construction and evaluation of tests of ability. Psychological Monographs, 61 (no. 285).
  • 1953 Maximizing the discriminating power of a multiple-score test. Psychometrika, 18, 309-17 (with G. C. Gieser and P. H. DuBois).
  • 1954 The attenuation paradox in test theory. Psychological Bulletin, 51, 493-504.
  • 1957 Objective tests as instruments of psychological theory. Psychological Reports, 3, 635-94.
  • 1962 Measuring personality patterns of women. Genetic Psychology Monographs, 65, 53-136 (with B. Sweet, A. G. Ossorio and K. LaPerriere).
  • 1965 Person and population as psychometric concepts. Psychological Review, 72, 143-55.
  • 1966 Three principles for a psychoanalytic psychology. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 71, 432-43.
  • 1970 Measuring Ego Development 1. Construction and Use ofa Sentence Completion Test. Jossey- Bass (with R. Wessler).
  • 1970 Measuring Ego Development 2. Scoring Manual for Women and Girls. Jossey-Bass (with R. Wessler and C. Redmore).
  • 1976 Ego Development: Conceptions and Theories. Jossey-Bass.
  • 1978 Scientific Ways in the Study of Ego Development. Clark University Press.
  • 1979 Construct validity of the sentence completion test of ego development. Applied Psychological Measurement, 3, 281-311.