Iconic Women in Psychology
Mary Whiton Calkins
As the American Psychological Association's first female president, Calkins has published many works in psychology and philosophy. Though she mainly researched memory, she had a large interest in defining the self. Her life's work concluded that the self is indefinable, as well as many breakthrough research on memory.
Milner has been crowned as the "founder of neuropsychology" because of her life-long research, publications, and seminars to inform the world of her exemplary and dedicated work. Focused on left/right brain, as well as neural pathways involved in language learning, Milner has changed the world of psychology.
Approaching with a new perspective, Satir argued that mental health problems were caused by negative family experiences. She believed the treatment of an entire family, instead of just the individual patient, would work better. She emphasizes the importance of self-worth and recognition.