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Argyle, (John) Michael

Andrew M. Colman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Psychology. 851 words.

Argyle, (John) Michael (1925–2002), social psychologist, was born on 11 August 1925 at 2 First Avenue, Sherwood Rise, Nottingham, the only child of George Edgar Argyle, a schoolmaster, and...

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Benjamin, Harry

Keay Davidson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Counselling Psychology; Medicine and Health; Education; Social Sciences; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1117 words.

Benjamin, Harry (12 January 1885–24 August 1986), physician, endocrinologist, and sex researcher, was born in Berlin, Germany, the son of Julius Benjamin, a banker, and Bertha Hoffman. He...

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Bettelheim, Bruno

Nina Sutton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Psychology; Education. 1504 words.

Bettelheim, Bruno (28 August 1903–13 March 1990), therapist, educator, and author, was born in Vienna, Austria, the son of Anton Bettelheim, a lumber merchant, and Pauline Seidler....

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Clark, Mamie

Alexandra Rutherford.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Psychology. 1338 words.

Clark, Mamie (18 April 1917–11 August 1983), psychologist and community mental health pioneer, was born Mamie Katherine Phipps in Hot Springs, Arkansas, one of two children and the only...

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EdmondsBalint-, Enid Flora

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 8 words.

See Balint, Michael Maurice [formerly Mihaly Bergsmann]

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Hinkle, Beatrice Moses

Kate Wittenstein and Benjamin Harris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1257 words.

Hinkle, Beatrice Moses (10 October 1874–28 February 1953), psychoanalyst and feminist, was born in San Francisco, California, the daughter of Benjamin Frederick Moses, a physician, and...

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Hollingworth, Leta Anna Stetter

Rosalind Rosenberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Psychology. 1047 words.

Hollingworth, Leta Anna Stetter (25 May 1886–27 November 1939), psychologist and feminist, was born in a dugout near Chadron, Nebraska, the daughter of John G. Stetter and Margaret Elinor...

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Jahoda [married names Lazarsfeld, Albu], Marie [Mitzi]

Lisl Klein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Psychology. 1782 words.

Jahoda [married names Lazarsfeld, Albu], Marie [Mitzi] (1907–2001), social psychologist, was born on 26 January 1907 in Vienna, the third of the four children of Carl Jahoda (d. 1926),...

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Lyth [née Menzies], Isabel Edgar Punton [known as Isabel Menzies Lyth]

Tim Dartington.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Psychology. 861 words.

Lyth [née Menzies], Isabel Edgar Punton [known as Isabel Menzies Lyth] (1917–2008), psychoanalyst and social scientist, was born at the manse, Dysart, Fife, on 12 September 1917, the only...

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Mudd, Emily Borie Hartshorne

Kristin Celello.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Counselling Psychology; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1352 words.

Mudd, Emily Borie Hartshorne (06 September 1898–02 May 1998), pioneer in the field of marriage counseling and birth control advocate, was born Emily Borie Hartshorne in Merion,...

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