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SHORT LIST
  • Alfred Adler
  • Solomon Asch
  • Bruno Bettelheim
  • Jerome Bruner
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Erik Erikson 2
  • Leon Festinger
  • Viktor Frankl
  • Anna Freud
  • Sigmund Freud
  • Erich Fromm
  • Kurt Goldstein
  • Jerome Kagan
  • Kurt Koffka
  • Kurt Lewin
  • Cesare Lombroso
  • Alexander Luria
  • Abraham Maslow
  • Stanley Milgram
  • Walter Mischel
  • Ulric Neisser 5
  • Otto Rank
  • Theodor Reik
  • Julian Rotter
  • Edgar Rubin
  • Stanley Schachter
  • Lev Vygotsky
  • David Wechsler
  • Max Wertheimer
LONG LIST
  • Karl Abraham
  • Nathan Ackerman
  • Alfred Adler
  • Franz Alexander
  • Abram Amsel
  • Silvano Arieti
  • Rudolf Arnheim
  • Eliot Aronson
  • Solomon Asch
  • Michael Balint
  • Henri Baruk
  • Aaron T. Beck
  • Lauretta Bender
  • Theresa Benedek
  • Henri Bergson
  • Leonard Berkowitz
  • Daniel Berlyne
  • Eric Berne
  • Hippolyte Bernheim
  • Bruno Bettelheim
  • Jack Block
  • Walter Blumenfeld
  • Curt Bondy
  • Josef Breuer
  • A. A. Brill
  • Urie Bronfenbrenner
  • Jerome Bruner
  • Egon Brunswik
  • Charlotte Buhler
  • Gerald Caplan
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Jacob Cohen
  • Lee Cronbach 1
  • Gerald Davison
  • Max Dessoir
  • Felix Deutsch
  • Helene Deutsch
  • Morton Deutsch
  • Emanuel Donchin
  • Emile Durkheim
  • Montague Eder
  • Leo Eitinger
  • Max Eitingon
  • Paul Ekman
  • Albert Ellis
  • Erik Erikson 2
  • Paul Federn
  • Otto Fenichel
  • Sandor Ferenczi
  • Leon Festinger
  • Jerry Fodor
  • Charles Fox
  • Jerome Frank
  • Viktor Frankl
  • Else Frenkel-Brunswik
  • Anna Freud
  • Sigmund Freud
  • Kate Friedlander
  • Erich Fromm
  • Frieda Fromm-Reichmann
  • Howard Gardner
  • Norman Geschwind
  • Carol Gilligan 3
  • Haim Ginott
  • Henry Gleitman
  • Lila Gleitman
  • Erving Goffman
  • Marvin Goldfried
  • Kurt Goldstein
  • Roy Grinker
  • Heinz Hartmann
  • Richard Herrnstein
  • Ira Hirsh
  • Julian Hochberg
  • Hans Hoff
  • Willi Hoffer
  • Leo Hurvich
  • Edmund Husserl
  • Susan Isaacs
  • Irving Janis
  • Murray Jarvik
  • Joseph Jastrow
  • Wilhelm Jerusalem
  • Jerome Kagan
  • Daniel Kahneman
  • Leo Kanner
  • Helen Singer Kaplan
  • Abram Kardiner
  • Daniel Katz
  • David Katz
  • Alan Kazdin
  • Otto Kernberg
  • Melanie Klein
  • Nathan Kline
  • Otto Klineberg
  • Kurt Koffka
  • Lawrence Kohlberg
  • Leonard Krasner
  • David Krech 
  • Ernst Kris
  • Lawrence Kubie
  • Arnold Lazarus
  • Richard Lazarus
  • Lucien Lévy-Bruhl
  • Kurt Lewin
  • Sir Aubrey Lewis
  • Benjamin Libet
  • Edward Lichtenstein
  • Robert Jay Lifton
  • Otto Lipmann
  • Jacques Loeb
  • Rudolph Loewenstein
  • Elizabeth Loftus 4
  • Cesare Lombroso
  • Perry London
  • Irving Lorge
  • Abraham Luchins
  • Alexander Luria
  • Margaret Mahler
  • Moses Maimonides
  • Judd Marmor
  • Abraham Maslow
  • Jules Masserman
  • Donald Meichenbaum
  • Stanley Milgram
  • Eugene Minkowski
  • Walter Mischel
  • Jacob Moreno
  • Hugo Muensterberg
  • Charles Myers
  • Jacob Nachmias
  • Ulric Neisser 5
  • Bernice Neugarten
  • Erich Neumann
  • Fritz Perls
  • Steven Pinker
  • Michael Posner
  • Leo Postman
  • Karl Pribram
  • Ira Progoff
  • Sandor Rado
  • Otto Rank
  • David Rapaport
  • Anatol Rapoport
  • Fritz Redl
  • Wilhelm Reich
  • Theodor Reik
  • Géza Révész
  • Judith Rodin
  • Milton Rokeach
  • Morris Rosenberg
  • Robert Rosenthal
  • Sir Martin Roth
  • Friedrich Rothschild
  • Julian Rotter
  • Edgar Rubin
  • Hans Sachs
  • Oliver Sacks
  • Manfred Sakal
  • Andrew Salter
  • Stanley Schachter
  • Daniel Schacter
  • Paul Schilder
  • Martin Seligman
  • Otto Selz
  • Richard Shiffrin
  • Boris Sidis
  • Sidney Siegel
  • Herbert Simon 6
  • Samuel Slavson
  • Elizabeth Spelke
  • Baruch de Spinoza
  • René Spitz
  • Wilhelm Stekel
  • William Stern
  • Robert Sternberg
  • Saul Sternberg
  • Thomas Szasz
  • Henri Tajfel
  • Viktor Tausk
  • Moritz Tramer
  • Amos Tversky
  • Leonard Ullmann
  • Lev Vygotsky
  • Paul Wachtel
  • David Wechsler
  • Albert Weiss
  • Heinz Werner
  • Max Wertheimer
  • Benjamin Winer
  • Herman Witkin
  • Fritz Wittels
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein 7
  • Lewis Wolberg
  • Werner Wolff
  • Joseph Wolpe
  • Gregory Zilboorg
NOTES
1. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother; see A History of Psychology in Autobiography: Volume 8, edited by G. Lindzey (Stanford, Palo Alto, CA, 1989, p. 64).
2. Son of a Danish-Jewish mother, Karla Abrahamsen, and a German-Jewish step-father, Dr. Theodor Homburger.  Prior to her marriage to Homburger, Erikson's mother was briefly married to a Danish Jew, Valdemar Isidor Salomonson.  Erikson claimed, however, that his true biological father was an unknown, non-Jewish Dane.  See Erik Erikson: a detailed evaluation and genogram study, by Monica McGoldrick.
3. Born Carol Friedman; listed as "Jewish" in Marquis Who's Who in America.
4. Born Elizabeth Fishman; see also  http://williamcalvin.com/2002/OrangeCtyRegister.htm.
5. Son of the German-Jewish economist Hans Philip Neisser.  See Encyclopaedia Judaica (Keter, Jerusalem, 1972, vol. 12, p. 945).
6. Jewish father,  mother of partial Jewish ancestry, self-identifies as a Jew, although not religiously; see Models of My Life by Herbert A. Simon, BasicBooks, New York,NY, 1991, pp. 3, 17, 112, 262.
7. Jewish father, half-Jewish mother; see, e.g., Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius, by Ray Monk (Penguin, New York and London, 1990, pp. 4-7).

   


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