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Paul E. Meehl (1244)

Interests
Clinical, evaluation and measurement, philosophical and theoretical psychology, psychotherapy
Nationality
American
Born
1920, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Short Biography
Paul Everett Meehl (3 January 1920 – 14 February 2003) was an American psychology professor. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Meehl as the 74th most cited psychologist of the 20th century, in a tie with Eleanor J. Gibson. Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA University of Minnesota, 1941
  • PhD University of Minnesota, 1945
Appointments & Honors
  • University of Minnesota, Regent's Professor of Psychology, Professor of Psychiatry, Professor of Philosophy
  • Hon. DSc, Adelphi University
  • President, Midwestern Psychological Association, 1954, APA, 1962
  • APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, 1958
  • Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1965
  • APA Division 12, Distinguished Contribution Award, 1967
  • Bruno Klopfer Distinguished Contribution Award, 1979
  • APA Division 12, Distinguished Scientist Award, 1976
  • APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions, 1994
Principal Publications
  • 1945 The dynamics of structured personality tests. Journal of Clinical Psychology, l, 296-303.
  • 1946 The K factor as a supressor variable in the Minnesota Multiphasis Personality Inventory. Journal of Applied Psychology, 30, 254-64 (with S. R. Hathaway).
  • 1948 On a distinction between hypothetical constructs and intervening variables. Psychological Review, 55, 95-107 (with K. MacCorquodale).
  • 1951 Atlasfor Clinical use of MMPI. University of Minnesota Press (with S. R. Hathaway).
  • 1954 Clinical versus Statistical Prediction. University of Minnesota Press.
  • 1954 Modern Learning Theory. Appleton-Century- Crofts (with W. K. Estes and S. Koch).
  • 1955 Antecedent probability and the efficiency of psychometric signs, patterns or cutting scores. Psychological Bulletin, 52, 194-216 (with A. Rosen).
  • 1955 Construct validity in psychological tests. Psychological Bulletin, 52, 281-302 (with L. J. Cronbach).
  • 1956 Wanted - a good cookbook. American Psychologist, 11, 263-72.
  • 1962 Schizotaxia, schizotypy, schizophrenia. American Psychologist, 17, 827-38.
  • 1973 Psychodiagnosis: Selected Papers. University of Minnesota Press.
  • 1975 Hedonic capacity: Some conjectures. Bulletin ofthe Menninger Clinic, 39, 295-307.
  • 1978 Theoretical risks and tabular asterisks: Sir Karl, Sir Ronald, and the slow progress of soft psychology. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 46, 806-34.
  • 1982 Taxometric methods. In P. Kendall and J. Butcher (eds), Handbook of Research Methods in Clinical Psychology. Wiley (with R. Golden).
  • 1990 Toward an integrated theory of schizotaxia, schizotypy, and schizophrenia. Journal of Personality Disorders, 4, 1-99.
  • 1995 Bootstraps taxometrics. American Psychologist, 50, 266-75.