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Margaret Floy Washburn: A Biography of Her Life

Margaret Floy Washburn was an important early psychologist who is notable for being Edward B. Titchener’s very first graduate student. Like other women psychologists of her time, she faced considerable discrimination in the pursuit of her studies and career, yet she managed to leave an important mark  on the field as a respected teacher, writer, …

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Christine Ladd-Franklin: Her Life and Influence on Psychology

Christine Ladd-Franklin was a pioneering American woman psychologist and mathematician. Though she completed a dissertation at John Hopkins University, the school would not grant women doctorate degrees at that time. Among her accomplishments, she was known for developing her own theory of color vision. Christine Ladd-Franklin’s Early Life Christine Ladd was born in Connecticut on …

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