#6272 Overall Influence

Margaret Floy Washburn

American psychologist and scholar

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Margaret Floy Washburn , leading American psychologist in the early 20th century, was best known for her experimental work in animal behavior and motor theory development. She was the first woman to be granted a PhD in psychology , and the second woman, after Mary Whiton Calkins, to serve as an APA President . A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Washburn as the 88th most cited psychologist of the 20th century, tied with John Garcia, James J. Gibson, David Rumelhart, Louis Leon Thurstone, and Robert S. Woodworth.

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University of Cincinnati

Public research university in Cincinnati, Ohio

Vassar College

Private, coeducational liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States

Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

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#234 World Rank
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#11622 World Rank
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#63269 World Rank
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