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Eleanor Maccoby (1314)

Interests
Developmental psychology, personality and social psychology, psychology of women
Nationality
American
Born
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
Education
  • 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.