Category «Eugenicists»

Alexander Graham Bell

Win the world’s biggest jackpot Alexander Graham Bell ( Edinburgh , Scotland , UK , 3 as March as 1847 – Beinn Bhreagh , Canada , 2 as August as 1922 ) was a scientist , inventor and speech therapist British . He contributed to the development of telecommunications and aviation technology. His father, his …

Eugen Bleuler

Paul Eugen Bleuler ( 30 of April of 1857 – 15 of July of 1939 ) 1 was a psychiatrist and eugenicist 2 Swiss most notable for his contributions to the understanding of mental illness and for coining the term ” schizophrenia ” 3 4 ” schizoid ” , 5 ” autism ” 6 and …

Cyril Burt

Sir Cyril Burt Lodowic ( Westminster , 3 as March as 1883 – October as October as 1971 ) was a psychologist English that made contributions to educational psychology and statistics . Burt is known for his theories on the genetic determination of intelligence and his studies on IQ inheritance . Shortly after his death, …

Alexis Carrel

Alexis Carrel ( Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon , France , 28 June as as 1873 – Paris , 5 as November as 1944 ). Biologist , doctor , research scientist , eugenicist and writer French . For his contributions to the medical sciences he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1912. In France, he …

Charles Galton Darwin

Charles Galton Darwin ( 18 December of 1887- † 31 December of 1962) was a physicist English , grandson of Charles Darwin . He served as director of the National Laboratory of Physics (NPL) during World War II . 1 Biography Carlos G. Darwin was born in Cambridge , England, into a dynasty of scientists, …

Charles Benedict Davenport

Charles Davenport ( 1 of June of 1866 – 18 of February of 1944 ), a prominent biologist and eugenicist American , outstanding leader and promoter of eugenics in the United States that led to the sterilization of 60,000 Americans and provided foundations for the Holocaust in Europe. 1 Biography Charles Davenport was born in …

Irving Fisher

Irving Fisher ( 27 as February as 1867 , Saugerties , New York – 29 as April as 1947 , New York) was an economist, statistician , inventor , and eugenicist American who helped spread economic ideas neoclassic in United States . 1 Several concepts take its name from it, such as Fisher ‘s equation, …

Henry Herbert Goddard

Henry H. Goddard (August 14 , 1866 – June 18, 1957) was a prominent psychologist and eugenicist US in the early twentieth century. It is especially known for his work in 1912. The family Kallikak : A study on heredity of mental weakness ( The Kallikak Family: A Study in the Heredity of Feeble-Mindedness ), …

Georges Vacher de Lapouge

Count Georges Vacher de Lapouge (1854-1936), was an eugenist and anti- Semitic French anthropologist ; Procureur de la République and professor. Georges Vacher de Lapouge, born December 12, 1854 in Neuville-de-Poitou ( Vienne ) and died on February 20, 1936 in Poitiers (Vienne), was an anthropology figure who practiced as a teacher and later as …

Ivey Foreman Lewis

Ivey Foreman Lewis ( 31 as August 1882 – 16 as March 1964 ) was a geneticist , botanist , Phycologist , eugenics US . Biography He was Aboriginal from Raleigh, North Carolina . He obtained his BS in 1902. His MS in 1903 from the University of North Carolina . And in 1908, his …

Nellie McClung

Nellie Letitia McClung (born Helen Letitia Mooney October 20, 1873 – September 1, 1951) was a Canadian political , author, feminist and social activist . It was part of the moral and social reform movements prevalent on the west coast of Canada at the beginning of the 20th century. In 1927, McClung and four other …

Irene Parlby

Mary Irene Parlby (born Mary Irene Marryat , January 9, 1868 – July 12, 1965) was a Canadian feminist and social activist of English origin . She was an advocate of women farmers’ rights. Biography Parlby was born in London , England , daughter of Col and EL Marryat. 1 2 He emigrated to Canada …

Robert Mearns Yerkes

Robert Yerkes ( 26 of maypole of 1876 – 3 of February of 1956 ) was a psychologist , ethologist and primatologist American known for his work in the field of intelligence test and comparative psychology . Yerkes was a pioneer in the comparative study of the intelligence of humans and primates, and the social …

Antonio Vallejo-Najera

Antonio Vallejo-Nájera Lobón 1 (or Vallejo-Nájera ) ( Paredes de Nava , Palencia , 1889 – Madrid , 25 of February of 1960 ) was a medical Spanish, first professor permanent of Psychiatry at the University Spanish. He is the father of the psychiatrist Juan Antonio Vallejo-Nágera . Training He studied medicine at the University …

Edward Thorndike

Edward Lee Thorndike (pr [θ’oRn Daik].) ( Williamsburg , 31 August of 1874 – Montrose , 9 August of 1949 ) was an American psychologist and pedagogue, considered a forerunner of behaviorism American. His main contributions were trial / error learning and the law of effect . His studies on animal behavior allowed him to …

Reginald Crundall Punnett

Reginaldo Crundall Punnett F.RS ( 20 as June as 1875 – 3 as January as 1967 ) 1 was an important geneticist English . 2 3 4 5 Biography Punnett was born in Tonbridge, at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University , where he went on to initially study Medicine , but graduated in Zoology …