Carl Rogers

1902 - 1987

Carl Rogers

Carl Ransom Rogers (January 8, 1902 – February 4, 1987) was an American psychologist and among the founders of the humanistic approach (or client-centered approach) to psychology. Rogers is widely considered to be one of the founding fathers of psychotherapy research and was honored for his pioneering research with the Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions by the American Psychological Association (APA) in 1956. The person-centered approach, his own unique approach to understanding personality and human relationships, found wide application in various domains such as psychotherapy and counseling (client-centered therapy), education (student-centered learning), organizations, and other group settings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Rogers has received more than 1,772,951 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13th most popular psychologist.

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  • 2.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among psychologists, Carl Rogers ranks 13 out of 169Before him are John Dewey, Jacques Lacan, Lev Vygotsky, Wilhelm Wundt, William James, and Erik Erikson. After him are Viktor Frankl, Gustave Le Bon, B. F. Skinner, Albert Bandura, Anna Freud, and John B. Watson.

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Among people born in 1902, Carl Rogers ranks 8Before him are Karl Popper, Charles Lindbergh, John Steinbeck, Leni Riefenstahl, Paul Dirac, and Erik Erikson. After him are Georgy Malenkov, Halldór Laxness, Nâzım Hikmet, Talcott Parsons, Fernand Braudel, and Isaac Bashevis Singer. Among people deceased in 1987, Carl Rogers ranks 4Before him are Andy Warhol, Rudolf Hess, and Dalida. After him are Louis de Broglie, Rita Hayworth, Primo Levi, Fred Astaire, Marguerite Yourcenar, Andrey Kolmogorov, Lawrence Kohlberg, and Gunnar Myrdal.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carl Rogers ranks 121 out of 12,171Before him are Richard Feynman (1918), Grace Hopper (1906), Gerald Ford (1913), William James (1842), Ray Charles (1930), and John Adams (1735). After him are Dr. Seuss (1904), Nicolas Cage (1964), Jesse Owens (1913), Vince McMahon (1945), Will Smith (1968), and Charles Bronson (1921).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Carl Rogers ranks 4Before him are Abraham Maslow (1908), John Dewey (1859), and William James (1842). After him are B. F. Skinner (1904), John B. Watson (1878), Edward Thorndike (1874), Paul Ekman (1934), Milton H. Erickson (1901), Jerome Bruner (1915), Lawrence Kohlberg (1927), and Irvin D. Yalom (1931).

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