Jordan Peterson

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Jordan Bernt Peterson (born 12 June 1962) is a Canadian clinical psychologist, YouTube personality, author, and a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto. He began to receive widespread attention as a public intellectual in the late 2010s for his views on cultural and political issues, often described as conservative. Peterson has described himself as a "classic British liberal" and a "traditionalist".Born and raised in Alberta, Peterson obtained bachelor's degrees in political science and psychology from the University of Alberta and a PhD in clinical psychology from McGill University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jordan Peterson has received more than 19,553,087 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Jordan Peterson is the 158th most popular psychologist (down from 143rd in 2019), the 183rd most popular biography from Canada (down from 161st in 2019) and the 5th most popular Canadian Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Jordan Peterson ranks 158 out of 182Before him are Louis Leon Thurstone, Harry Harlow, Bluma Zeigarnik, Raymond Moody, Elizabeth Loftus, and Edvard Moser. After him are Michael Gazzaniga, Brenda Milner, Georgi Lozanov, Lewis Terman, Dimitri Uznadze, and Henri Nouwen.

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Among people born in 1962, Jordan Peterson ranks 96Before him are Adam Baldwin, Stefan Hell, Peng Liyuan, Thomas Gibson, Edvard Moser, and François-Henri Pinault. After him are Galina Chistyakova, Tsutomu Miyazaki, David Lagercrantz, Ollanta Humala, Matteo Messina Denaro, and Anthony Edwards.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Jordan Peterson ranks 183 out of 1,130Before him are Hume Cronyn (1911), Diana Krall (1964), Louis Jolliet (1645), August Schellenberg (1936), Elisha Cuthbert (1982), and David Shore (1959). After him are René Lévesque (1922), Naomi Klein (1970), Elliot Page (1987), Ethel Smith (1907), Florence Lawrence (1886), and Peter North (1957).


Among psychologists born in Canada, Jordan Peterson ranks 5Before him are Albert Bandura (1925), Eric Berne (1910), Donald O. Hebb (1904), and Steven Pinker (1954). After him are Gordon Neufeld (1947).

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