#20806 Overall Influence

Ole Ivar Lovaas

Norwegian-American psychologist

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Ole Ivar Løvaas was a Norwegian-American clinical psychologist and professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is most well-known for his research on early behavior modification to teach autistic children through prompts, modeling, and positive reinforcement. It is also noted for its use of aversives to reduce undesired behavior. He is also known for his experiments on gender-variant children in developing the practice of conversion therapy.

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Luther College

Lutheran liberal arts college in Iowa

University of California, Los Angeles

Public research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

University of Washington

Public research university in Seattle, Washington, United States

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#654 World Rank
Psychology
#1664 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#15034 World Rank
Sociology
#27403 World Rank
Anthropology
#51578 World Rank
Philosophy
#64465 World Rank
Mathematics
#69409 World Rank
Communications
#81164 World Rank
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Literature
#149687 World Rank
Biology
#181203 World Rank
Physics
#282505 World Rank
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