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The 100 Most Eminent Psychologists of the 20th Century

Haggbloom, Steven J. and Warnick, Renee and Warnick, Jason E. and Jones, Vinessa K and Yarbrough, Gary L. and Russell, Tenea M. and Borecky, Chris M. and McGahhey, Reagan and Powell, John L. and Beavers, Jamie and Monte, Emmanuelle (2002) The 100 Most Eminent Psychologists of the 20th Century. Review of General Psychology 6(2):pp. 139-152.

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Abstract

A rank-ordered list was constructed that reports the first 99 of the 100 most eminent psychologists of the twentieth century. Eminence was measured by scores on three quantitative variables and three qualitative variables. The quantitative variables were journal citation frequency, introductory psychology textbook citation frequency, and survey response frequency. The qualitative variables were National Academy of Science (NAS) membership, American Psychological Association (APA) President and/or recipient of the APA Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award, and surname used as an eponym. The qualitative variables were quantified and combined with the other three quantitative variables to produce a composite score that was then used to construct a rank-ordered list of the most eminent psychologists of the twentieth century.

EPrint Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:History of Psychology, Scientific Eminence
Subjects:Chronology > 20th Century
Geography > Europe
Geography > North America
History > General
History > Intellectual
Psychology > General
ID Code:64
Deposited By:Haggbloom, Steven J.
Deposited On:14 June 2002
Alternative Locations:http://edtech.tph.wku.edu/~shaggblo/eminence.pdf