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Robert S. Woodworth (1338)

Interests
Experimental, general, history, personality and social, physiological and comparative
Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
American
Born
1869, Belchertown, Massachusetts, USA
Died
1962, New York, USA
Short Biography
This article is about the psychologist; for the politician see Robert Woodworth. Robert Sessions Woodworth (1869–1962) was an influential American academic psychologist of the first half of the twentieth century. He studied under William James along with ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • AB Amherst University, 1891
  • AB Harvard University, 1896
  • AM Harvard University, 1897
  • PhD Columbia University, 1899
Appointments & Honors
  • Vice-President, AAAS, 1909, 1929
  • President, APA, 1914, Psychological Corporation, 1929
  • Gold Medal, American Psychological Foundation, 1956
  • numerous consultantships
  • five honorary degrees
  • Editor, Archives of Psychology, 1906-45
Principal Publications
  • 1900 The influence of special training on general ability. Psychological Review, 7, 140-1 (with E. L. Thorndike).
  • 1901 The influence of improvement in one mental function upon the efficiency of other functions. Psychological Review, 8, 247-61 (with E. L. Thorndike).
  • 1910 Racial differences in mental traits. Science, 31, 171-86.
  • 1915 A revision of imageless thought. Psychological Review, 22, 1-27.
  • 1918 Dynamic Psychology. Columbia University Press.
  • 1921 Psychology. Holt (with D. G. Marquis) (5th edn, 1947).
  • 1927 Dynamic psychology. In C. Murchison (ed.), Psychologies of1925. Clark University Press.
  • 1931 Contemporary Schools of Psychology. Ronald (with M. Sheehan) (rev. 1948, 1964).
  • 1938 Experimental Psychology. Holt (with H. Schlosberg) (rev. 1954).
  • 1943 The adolescence of American psychology. Psychological Review, 50, 10-32.
  • 1958 Dynamics of Behavior. Holt.