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Women & Minorities in Psychology - Chapter Summary
This chapter offers a comprehensive overview of women and minorities who have made significant contributions to the field of psychology. Lessons closely examine the roles of women and minorities as both researchers and subjects of research. Review these lessons anytime using any computer, smartphone or tablet with an Internet connection. If you develop questions about the lessons your review, feel free to send them to our experts. Assess your comprehension of this chapter's contents by taking mini quizzes and a practice exam. In no time, you will be able to:
- Survey the history of minorities in psychology
- Analyze the contributions of early African American psychologists
- Summarize the role of women in psychology throughout history
- Evaluate women psychologists with first-wave feminists views
- Point out the contributions and history of influential female psychologists
1. History of Minorities in Psychology
Psychology is a diverse field and works best when it includes many different views. However, it wasn't always so accepting. In this lesson, we'll look at the history of minorities in psychology as both participants and researchers.
2. Early African American Psychologists
Early African American psychologists did more than open doors for the advancement of their race. They also helped advance psychology as a respected science among scholars.
3. Role of Women in Psychology through History
The role of women in psychology throughout history has been an unfortunate struggle for them to be recognized as legitimate scientists. However, they've made crucial contributions to society as well as the field of psychology.
4. First-Wave Feminist Psychologists
First-wave feminist psychologists challenged conventional views of women in professional and social settings. This lesson examines the contributions of three first-wave feminists in psychology.
5. Influential Female Psychologists: Contributions & History
Learning about women in psychology is an important part of understanding the history of the field and its most important influences. This lesson gives you an overview of some of the most influential female psychologists.
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