Jon Kabat-Zinn

1944 - Today

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Jon Kabat-Zinn (born Jon Kabat, June 5, 1944) is an American professor emeritus of medicine and the creator of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Kabat-Zinn was a student of Zen Buddhist teachers such as Philip Kapleau, Thich Nhat Hanh, and Seung Sahn, and a founding member of Cambridge Zen Center. His practice of yoga and studies with Buddhist teachers led him to integrate their teachings with scientific findings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jon Kabat-Zinn has received more than 1,310,856 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jon Kabat-Zinn is the 127th most popular psychologist, the 2,562nd most popular biography from United States and the 41st most popular American Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Jon Kabat-Zinn ranks 127 out of 182Before him are J. P. Guilford, Ulric Neisser, Oswald Külpe, Franz Alexander, Carol Gilligan, and Françoise Dolto. After him are Rensis Likert, Havelock Ellis, Henry Murray, Lisbeth Palme, Steven Pinker, and Roberto Assagioli.

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Among people born in 1944, Jon Kabat-Zinn ranks 163Before him are Peter Lindbergh, John Newcombe, James Heckman, Christine Chubbuck, Dennis Wilson, and Alvin Lee. After him are Norodom Ranariddh, Christian de Portzamparc, John Glover, Nana Akufo-Addo, Bernard Tschumi, and Gary Glitter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jon Kabat-Zinn ranks 2,562 out of 15,968Before him are David Riesman (1909), John Derek (1926), Raymond Smullyan (1919), John Adams (1947), Linda Blair (1959), and Roscoe Arbuckle (1887). After him are Zac Efron (1987), Edward Bellamy (1850), Asa Akira (1986), Natalie Cole (1950), Miriam Hopkins (1902), and Claude Akins (1926).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Jon Kabat-Zinn ranks 41Before him are James McKeen Cattell (1860), Benjamin Spock (1903), George Kelly (1905), Robert Sternberg (1949), J. P. Guilford (1897), and Carol Gilligan (1936). After him are Rensis Likert (1903), Henry Murray (1893), James J. Gibson (1904), Thomas Gordon (1918), Stanley Schachter (1922), and David Ausubel (1918).