#2421 Overall Influence

Robert Jay Lifton

American psychiatrist and author


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Robert Jay Lifton is an American psychiatrist and author, chiefly known for his studies of the psychological causes and effects of wars and political violence, and for his theory of thought reform. He was an early proponent of the techniques of psychohistory.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

Weill Cornell Medicine

Biomedical research unit and medical school of Cornell University in New York City

Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

New York Medical College

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#800 World Rank
#7577 World Rank