Psychology became a scientific discipline in the latter half of the 19th century when Wilhelm Wundt, a German physiologist, began using scientific research methods to study human consciousness (Goodwin, 2008). Since that time, psychology has grown in a way that has been both influenced by and reflective of the evolving zeitgeist (i.e., the prevailing ideas of a particular time and place). The leadership of women in psychology has been influenced by and reflective of the changing zeitgeist as well. In the mid- to late 19th century, as psychology ...
Women's Leadership in Psychology
Women's leadership in psychology