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Harris, Judith

Born: 1938 AD
Currently alive, at 77 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Psychologists

1938 – Born on the 10th of February.

1959 – She graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis and was awarded the Lila Pearlman Prize in psychology

1961 – She received a master’s degree in psychology from Harvard University.

1961 – Harris has been married since to Charles S. Harris.

1961 – Harris worked as a teaching assistant in psychology at MIT.

1962 – A research assistant at Bolt Beranek and Newman.

1963-1965 – The University of Pennsylvania.

1977 – Harris has suffered from a chronic autoimmune disorder that has been diagnosed as a combination of lupus and systemic sclerosis.

1994 – Harris had begun work on a new development textbook, without a co-author this time, when she had an idea that led her to formulate a new theory of child development.

1995 – She abandoned the textbook and instead wrote an article for the Psychological Review. Work on The Nurture Assumption began.

1998 – She received the George A. Miller Award from the American Psychological Association for her article entitled "Where Is the Child’s Environment? A Group Socialization Theory of Development"