Thomas Gordon

1918 - 2002

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Thomas Gordon (March 11, 1918 – August 26, 2002) was an American clinical psychologist and colleague of Carl Rogers. He is widely recognized as a pioneer in teaching communication skills and conflict resolution methods to parents, teachers, leaders, women, youth and salespeople. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Gordon has received more than 8,846 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Thomas Gordon is the 139th most popular psychologist (down from 130th in 2019), the 2,888th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,840th in 2019) and the 45th most popular American Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Thomas Gordon ranks 139 out of 182Before him are Roberto Assagioli, Emma Eckstein, John Money, James J. Gibson, Kurt Goldstein, and Amos Tversky. After him are Stanley Schachter, Fritz Heider, Auguste Forel, David Ausubel, Alexander Bain, and Frans de Waal.

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Among people born in 1918, Thomas Gordon ranks 105Before him are Ajahn Chah, Raimon Panikkar, Fernando Peyroteo, Vasyl Sukhomlynsky, Cameron Mitchell, and Jay Wright Forrester. After him are María Mercader, George Mosse, Leila Mourad, George Lincoln Rockwell, Ángel Labruna, and Adolfo Pedernera. Among people deceased in 2002, Thomas Gordon ranks 95Before him are Spyros Kyprianou, Uziel Gal, Karel Reisz, Victor Weisskopf, Michail Stasinopoulos, and Joseph Bonanno. After him are Waylon Jennings, Jacques Massu, Eugenio Coșeriu, Brad Dexter, Michel Henry, and Nikolai Amosov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Thomas Gordon ranks 2,888 out of 15,968Before him are Frederick William Franz (1893), Nan Goldin (1953), Delmer Daves (1904), Frank Stallone (1950), Dick Scobee (1939), and Chris Sarandon (1942). After him are Allison Janney (1959), Donna Karan (1948), Glenn Curtiss (1878), Frances Arnold (1956), James Curtis Hepburn (1815), and Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1915).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Thomas Gordon ranks 45Before him are J. P. Guilford (1897), Carol Gilligan (1936), Jon Kabat-Zinn (1944), Rensis Likert (1903), Henry Murray (1893), and James J. Gibson (1904). After him are Stanley Schachter (1922), David Ausubel (1918), Arthur Janov (1924), Louis Leon Thurstone (1887), Harry Harlow (1905), and Raymond Moody (1944).