Mary Whiton Calkins
Date of birth & death
-She died February 26th, 1930
-She was the oldest of 5 children
-She learned German at a local elementary school
-Moved with her family to Massachusetts in 1880
-Graduated from smith college in 1885
-She was forced to stay home her junior year to tutor he younger siblings after her sisters death in 1884.
-She joined the faculty of Wellesly college in 1887
-In 1890 she began advance study in psychology and philosophy at Clark university and at Harvard university.
- She did not get accepted to study at Harvard and went there as a "guest" because women cold not officially register there.
-She became a full professor in 1890
- she published an analytic and experimental essay on association
- she also published an article on the religiousness of children
- Three years later her contribution to research on the attributes of sensation was published, along with a philosophical treatment of time as related to causality and to space.