Mary Whiton Calkins Biography

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Tanya The person I researched was Mary Whiton Calkins she was one of the 1st generation of women to enter into the study of pyschology. She was denied her PHD because of her gender although she was a highly respected Doctorial student. Her numerous contributions to society included the invention of the paired-associate technique for studying memory, groundbreaking research on dreams, and the development of a form of self-psychology. "Furthermore, she became the first female president of both the American Psychological Association and the American Philosophical Association. In her later years, Calkins was a supporter of the Consumers1 League and the Civil Liberties Union." The last years of her life were very painful. Calkins was diagnosed
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