Richard Herrnstein
#1189 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
City College of New York

Senior college of the City University of New York in New York City

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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    #75 World Rank #33 USA Rank
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    #263 World Rank #113 USA Rank