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Eleanor Maccoby (1310)

Developmental psychology, personality and social psychology, psychology of women
1917, Tacoma, Washington, USA
Short Biography
Eleanor Emmons Maccoby (born in Tacoma, Washington, May 15, 1917 ) is a psychologist best known for her contributions to developmental psychology and the psychology of sex differences. She worked with B.F. Skinner and obtained her Ph.D. from the ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA University of Washington, Seattle, 1939
  • MA University of Michigan, 1949
  • PhD University of Michigan, 1950
Appointments & Honors
  • Lecturer, Harvard University, 1950-7
  • Professor of Psychology, Stanford University, 1958-
  • Professor Emeritus, Stanford University
  • Barbara Kimball Browning Professorship, Stanford University
  • President, Western Psychological Association, 1974-5, Society for Research in Child Development, 1981-3
  • Vice- Chair, Committee on Child Development and Public Policy of the National Research Council, 1977-83
  • Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1981
  • American Educational Research Association Award for Distinguished Contributions in Educational Research, 1984
  • APA Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award, 1988
Principal Publications
  • 1954 Why children watch television. Public Opinion Quarterly, 18, 239-44.
  • 1957 Patterns of Child Rearing. Row-Peterson (with R. R. Sears and H. Levin).
  • 1957 Identification and observational learning from films. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 55, 76-87 (with W. C. Wilson).
  • 1958 Readings in Social Psychology. Henry Holt (ed. with T. R. Newcomb and E. Hartley).
  • 1958 Community integration and the social control ofjuvenile delinquency. Journal of Personality, 14, 38-51 (with J. P. Johnson and R. M. Church).
  • 1966 Parents' differential reactions to sons and daughters. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 4, 237-43.
  • 1970 Experiments in Primary Education. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (with M. Zellner).
  • 1974 The Psychology of Sex Differences. Stanford University Press (with C. N. Jacklin).
  • 1980 Social Development: Psychological Growth and the Parent-Child Relationship. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
  • 1984 Socialization and developmental change. Child Development, 55: 317-28.
  • 1984 Children's dispositions and mother-child interaction at 12 and 18 months: A short-term longitudinal study. Developmental Psychology, 20: 459-72 (with M. E. Snow and C. N. Jacklin).
  • 1987 Gender segregation in childhood. In H. Reese (ed.), Advances in Child Behavior and Development, vol. 20. Academic Press (with C. N. Jacklin).
  • 1992 The role of parents in the socialization of children: An historical overview. Developmental Psychology, 28, 1006-17.