#1588 Overall Influence

Richard Herrnstein

American psychologist

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Richard Julius Herrnstein was an American psychologist at Harvard University. He was an active researcher in animal learning in the Skinnerian tradition. Herrnstein was the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology until his death, and previously chaired the Harvard Department of Psychology for five years. With political scientist Charles Murray, he co-wrote The Bell Curve, a controversial 1994 book on human intelligence. He was one of the founders of the Society for Quantitative Analysis of Behavior.

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City College of New York

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Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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#67 World Rank
Psychology
#537 World Rank
Sociology