Eysenck, Hans

   b. 1916, Berlin (Germany)
   Psychologist
   Hans Eysenck is a well-known psychologist, based at the University of London. He developed his ‘Eysenck Personality Inventory’ which rates personality on the basis of characteristics such as extroversion—introversion, neuroticism and psychoticism. Directly opposed to and publicly critical of Freudian psychoanalysis, Eysenck has written on human intelligence and argued that genetic factors contribute more than environmental ones to intelligence. He became a controversial figure because his research on Irish people was used in the USA to substantiate a case for not educating black people. His public appearances at lectures in London and elsewhere were picketed as a result.
   PETER CHILDS

Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture . . 2014.

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  • Eysenck, Hans Jürgen —    (1916–1997)    Born in Berlin, the child of an actor father (who was Protestant) and a film star Protestant mother (who was Jewish by ethnicity), Eysenck was denied admission to the University of Berlin and in 1934 emigrated to England, where… …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

  • Eysenck, Hans Jurgen — (1916 97) One of the world s leading but also most controversial psychologists. Eysenck was born in Berlin, but fled to France and then England to escape the rise of the Nazis, and spent most of his working life at the University of London. He… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Eysenck, Hans Jurgen — ▪ 1998       German born British psychologist best known for espousing controversial views; he held that genetic makeup might be responsible for IQ differences between whites and blacks and that smoking had not been shown to cause lung cancer (b …   Universalium

  • Eysenck, Hans Jürgen — ► (1916 97) Psicólogo británico de origen alemán. Destaca por sus estudios sobre la personalidad y el aprendizaje. Escribió entre otras: Las causas y curas de la neurosis y Caminos y extravíos de la psicología …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Айзенк Ганс Ю. / Eysenck, Hans J. — (р. 1916). Проведенные Айзенком исследования охватывают такие области, как теория и измерения личности, интеллект, социальные установки и политика, генетика поведения и поведенческая терапия …   Психологическая энциклопедия

  • Hans Eysenck — Hans Jürgen Eysenck Hans Eysenck Nacimiento 4 de marzo de 1916 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hans Jürgen Eysenck — Hans Eysenck Hans Jürgen Eysenck (* 4. März 1916 in Berlin; † 4. September 1997 in London) war ein deutsch britischer Psychologe, der besonders mit seinen Forschungen zur menschlichen Intelligenz und Persönlichkeit bekannt wurde …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hans Eysenck — Hans Jürgen Eysenck, né à Berlin le 4 mars 1916 et mort à Londres le 4 septembre 1997, est un psychologue britannique d origine allemande, connu pour son travail sur la personnalité, l héritabilité de l intelligen …   Wikipédia en Français

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