Eysenck

noun
a British psychologist (born in Germany) noted for his theories of intelligence and personality and for his strong criticism of Freudian psychoanalysis
Instance Hypernyms: ↑psychologist

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  • Eysenck — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Hans Jürgen Eysenck (1916–1997), deutsch britischer Psychologe Michael W. Eysenck (* 1944), britischer Psychologe und Professor an der Royal Holloway University of London Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eysenck — Eysenck, Hans Jürgen …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Eysenck —   [ aɪseȖk], Hans Jürgen, britischer Psychologe deutscher Herkunft, * Berlin 4. 3. 1916, ✝ London 4. 9. 1997; emigrierte 1934 nach Großbritannien; war 1955 84 Professor an der psychologischen Abteilung des Instituts für Psychiatrie der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Eysenck — /uy sengk/, n. Hans J(urgen) /yerr geuhn/, 1916 97, British psychologist, born in Germany. * * * …   Universalium

  • Eysenck Personality Questionnaire — In psychology, Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (EPQ) is a questionnaire to assess the personality traits of a person.It was devised by the psychologists Hans Jürgen Eysenck and his wife Sybil B. G. Eysenck. [Cite book author = Hans Jürgen… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 —    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… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Eysenck Personality Inventory — noun a self report personality inventory based on Hans Eysenck s factor analysis of personality which assumes three basic factors (the two most important being extraversion to introversion and neuroticism) • Syn: ↑EPI • Hypernyms: ↑self report… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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