#5196 Overall Influence

Margaret Singer

American clinical psychologist


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Margaret Thaler Singer was an American clinical psychologist and researcher with her colleague Lyman Wynne of family communication. She was a prominent figure in the study of undue influence in social and religious contexts, and a proponent of the brainwashing theory of New Religious Movements. She was prohibited from testifying as an expert in American courts as a result of the Fishman case, due to the lack of scientific validity of her theories.

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University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

University of Denver

Private university in the Rocky Mountain Region of the United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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#237 World Rank
#12305 World Rank