|News Display: Leta Hollingsworth Is Born|
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Description/Abstract: News Display: Leta Hollingsworth Is Born, Friday, 5/25
Leta Stetter Hollingworth (25 May 1886 – 27 November 1939) was an American psychologist who pioneered research in the fields of gifted education and the psychology of women. She earned her MA and Ph'D from Teachers College, Columbia University and served as as Instructor in Educational Psychology, then as Assistant Professor of Education, and finally Associate Professor of Education at Teachers College where she remained for the rest of her life. Among her students was Carl Rogers, a founder of the humanistic approach to psychology. Hollingworth's publications include works on intelligence testing, gifted children, and special disabilities.
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