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Julian Jaynes

1920 - 1997

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Julian Jaynes (February 27, 1920 – November 21, 1997) was an American researcher in psychology at Yale and Princeton for nearly 25 years, best known for his 1976 book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind. His career was dedicated to the problem of consciousness, "...the difference between what others see of us and our sense of our inner selves and the deep feelings that sustain it. ... Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julian Jaynes has received more than 356,585 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Julian Jaynes is the 188th most popular psychologist, the 5,844th most popular biography from United States and the 68th most popular American Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Julian Jaynes ranks 188 out of 183Before him are Frederik van Eeden, Karl Lashley, Abraham Brill, Robert Yerkes, V. S. Ramachandran, and Sandra Bem. After him are Lee Cronbach, Nancy Chodorow, Neal E. Miller, Gordon Neufeld, Carol Dweck, and Théodore Flournoy.

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Among people born in 1920, Julian Jaynes ranks 269Before him are Bruno Ruffo, Richard N. Frye, Gordon Gould, Georges Balandier, Ted Fujita, and Frances Ames. After him are Alfredo II, André Simon, Olga Orozco, Raisa Aronova, Rudolf Kárpáti, and Alberto Crespo. Among people deceased in 1997, Julian Jaynes ranks 190Before him are Baltazar, John Akii-Bua, Georges Guétary, Chris Farley, Sotiria Bellou, and Hubert Blaine Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff Sr.. After him are Fritz Schär, Alfredo II, Laurean Rugambwa, Jan P. Syse, Edmond Leburton, and Marshall Applewhite.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Julian Jaynes ranks 5,844 out of 18,182Before him are John Hopcroft (1939), John Thomas (1941), Alex Rodriguez (1975), Tim Blake Nelson (1964), Charles Jewtraw (1900), and Shannon Elizabeth (1973). After him are Amanda Righetti (1983), John D. MacDonald (1916), Vance D. Brand (1931), Joshua Bell (1967), Paul Arizin (1928), and Liao Zhongkai (1877).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Julian Jaynes ranks 68Before him are Michael Tomasello (1950), Jonathan Haidt (1963), Louis Leon Thurstone (1887), Karl Lashley (1890), Robert Yerkes (1876), and Sandra Bem (1944). After him are Lee Cronbach (1916), Nancy Chodorow (1944), Neal E. Miller (1909), Joseph Nicolosi (1947), Dan Ariely (1967), and Arthur Jensen (1923).