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An Historical View of Some Early Women Psychologists and the Psychology of Women

Edited by Katharine S. Milar
Earlham College

 

General Introduction

Section Ia: Psychological Characteristics of Men and Women

Section Ib: The Variability Hypothesis

Section II: Education, Employment and Social Roles

About the Editor

 

Section Ia: Psychological Characteristics of Men and Women

Introduction to Section Ia

Hollingworth, Leta S. (1914). Functional periodicity. Contributions to Education, No. 69. New York: Columbia University Press.

Hollingworth, Leta S. (1916). Social devices for impelling women to bear and rear children. American Journal of Sociology, 22, 19-29.

Hollingworth, Leta S. (1922). Differential action upon the sexes of forces which tend to segregate the feebleminded. Journal of Abnormal Psychology & Social Psychology, 17, 35-57.

Thompson, Helen Bradford. (1903). The mental traits of sex.

Woolley, Helen Thompson. (1910). A review of the recent literature on the psychology of sex. Psychological Bulletin, 7, 335-342.

 

Section Ib: The Variability Hypothesis

Introduction to Section Ib

Jastrow, Joseph. (1891). A study in mental statistics. The New Review, 5, 559-568.

Nevers, Cordelia C. & Calkins, Mary W. (1895). Dr. Jastrow on community of ideas of men and women. Psychological Review, 2, 363-367.

Jastrow, Joseph. (1896). Community of ideas of men and women. Psychological Review, 3, 68-71.

Calkins, Mary Whiton. (1896). Community of ideas of men and women. Psychological Review, 3, 426-430.

 

Section II: Education, Employment and Social Roles

Introduction to Section II (forthcoming)

Gordon, Kate. (1905). Wherein should the education of a woman differ from that of a man. School Review, 13, 789-794.

Hall, G. S. (1904/1937). Adolescent girls and their education. From Adolescence (Vol. 2, Chapter 17).

Howes, Ethel Puffer (1922, April). Accepting the universe. Atlantic Monthly, 129, 444-453.

Ladd-Franklin, C. (1904, February). Endowed professorships for women. Publications of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae, Series III(a), 53-61.

Ladd-Franklin, C. (1908, February). Report of the committee on the endowment of fellowships. Publications of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae, Series III (17), 143-146.

Shinn, Milicent Washburn. (1895). The marriage rate of college women. Century Magazine, 50, 946-948.