Jonathan Haidt

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Jonathan David Haidt (; born October 19, 1963) is an American social psychologist, Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University Stern School of Business, and author. His main areas of study are the psychology of morality and moral emotions. Haidt's main scientific contributions come from the psychological field of moral foundations theory, which attempts to explain the evolutionary origins of human moral reasoning on the basis of innate, gut feelings rather than logical reason. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jonathan Haidt has received more than 1,153,894 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jonathan Haidt is the 171st most popular psychologist (down from 159th in 2019), the 5,490th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,430th in 2019) and the 57th most popular American Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Jonathan Haidt ranks 171 out of 182. Before him are Victor Skumin, Ronald Fairbairn, Frederik van Eeden, Robert Yerkes, Abraham Brill, and John C. Lilly. After him are Karl Lashley, Nancy Chodorow, Sandra Bem, Anne Treisman, V. S. Ramachandran, and Gordon Neufeld.

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Among people born in 1963, Jonathan Haidt ranks 175Before him are James Denton, Rosario Flores, Marc Girardelli, Federico Moccia, Ivan Capelli, and Alex Proyas. After him are Li Ning, Juan Carlos Varela, Clint Mansell, Paul Belmondo, Jerome Flynn, and Miro Cerar.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jonathan Haidt ranks 5,490 out of 15,968. Before him are William Castle (1914), Ann Dowd (1956), Carolee Schneemann (1939), Bill Walton (1952), Melissa Rauch (1980), and Billy Paul (1934). After him are Margaret Weis (1948), John Cromwell (1886), Catherine Bach (1954), John Finn (1952), Charles Francis Hall (1821), and Paula Fox (1923).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Jonathan Haidt ranks 57Before him are Raymond Moody (1944), Elizabeth Loftus (1944), Michael Gazzaniga (1939), Lewis Terman (1877), Robert Yerkes (1876), and John C. Lilly (1915). After him are Karl Lashley (1890), Nancy Chodorow (1944), Sandra Bem (1944), Neal E. Miller (1909), and Dan Ariely (1967).

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