Profiles of 185 women who have contributed to and shaped the field of psychology. Each entry consists of a biographical essay followed by works by and about the psychologist.
An alphabetically arranged list of psychologists or persons who have contributed to the history of psychology, covering the period 1600-1982. Each entry gives nationality, date and place of birth and death, educational background and honors received as well as one to two page discussions of his or her contributions to the field. A chronological listing at the end of the volume helps provide historical continuity to the biographies.