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Women & Minorities in Psychology Flashcards

Women & Minorities in Psychology Flashcards
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Mary Ainsworth

She helped develop attachment theory, along with the 'strange situation' procedure that assessed types of attachment between caregivers and children.

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Helen Bradford Thomas Woolley

A first-wave feminist who used research to show that the intellectual capacities of men and women were without any significant differences.

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Inez Beverly Prosser

She earned a degree in psychology from the University of Cincinnati. She died shortly after completing her schooling, but left behind an important dissertation.

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Kenneth Bancroft Clark

The first African American man to finish his doctorate at Columbia University. He was also the first African American to obtain tenure. He was president the American Psychological Association.

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Francis Cecil Sumner

He is considered the father of Black Psychology. At Howard College, he split psychology away from philosophy. He fought against the mistaken idea that African-Americans were inferior.

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Flashcard Content Overview

The flashcards in this set go over the history and accomplishments of African American men in psychology, including such figures as:

  • Francis Cecil Sumner
  • Kenneth Bancroft Clark

These cards also can be used to quickly review the work of African American women in the field of psychology, including:

  • Inez Beverly Prosser
  • Mamie Phipps Clark

Additionally, this set of flashcards can help you review the important work of first wave feminists and other women in psychology, such as:

  • Helen Bradford Thomas Woolley
  • Mary Ainsworth
  • Anna Freud
  • Sandra Bem
  • Christine Ladd-Franklin
  • Karen Horney
  • Mary Calkins
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Francis Cecil Sumner

He is considered the father of Black Psychology. At Howard College, he split psychology away from philosophy. He fought against the mistaken idea that African-Americans were inferior.

Kenneth Bancroft Clark

The first African American man to finish his doctorate at Columbia University. He was also the first African American to obtain tenure. He was president the American Psychological Association.

Inez Beverly Prosser

She earned a degree in psychology from the University of Cincinnati. She died shortly after completing her schooling, but left behind an important dissertation.

Helen Bradford Thomas Woolley

A first-wave feminist who used research to show that the intellectual capacities of men and women were without any significant differences.

Mary Ainsworth

She helped develop attachment theory, along with the 'strange situation' procedure that assessed types of attachment between caregivers and children.

Anna Freud

She played an important role in influencing how psychoanalysis was used in the care of children. She also had many ideas related to defense mechanisms.

Sandra Bem

She developed the Bem Sex Role Inventory and a gender schema theory. She was not a first wave feminist.

Christine Ladd-Franklin

She developed a theory on color vision and had to wait 42 years for John's Hopkins to finally grant her degree. She disagreed with Edward Titchener because he was sexist.

Karen Horney

She developed the theory of 'womb envy' to counter Freud's ideas about 'penis envy.' Her theory stated that men felt despair because they couldn't have children.

Mamie Phipps Clark

She made many contributions to developmental and child psychology and created the Clark Doll Test. She was the first African-American woman to get a degree from Columbia.

Mary Calkins

She crafted the paired-association technique and led the field of self-psychology. She also served at the American Psychological Association's first female president.

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