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First Name
Last Name
Quest University Canada
Website URL
history of the human sciences, history of psychology, gender and psychology, psychological methods, big data in psychology
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About Me

I am a psychologist and historian. In my work I explore the methods and practices of the human sciences. I have written on a wide range of topics including sexual harassment, questionnaires, intelligence testing, gender, child study, pedagogy, and evolutionary ideas in psychology.

Recent Publications

Young, J. L. (in press). The long history of big data in psychology. The American Journal of Psychology.

 Young, J. L. (2017). Numbering the mind: Questionnaires and the attitudinal public. History of the Human Sciences, 30 (4), 32–53.

 Young, J. L. (2016). G. Stanley Hall, child study, and the American public. The Journal of Genetic Psychology, 177 (6), 195-208.

Young, J. L. (2015). Test or toy? Materiality and the measurement of infant intelligence. History of Psychology, 18, 103-118.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
England, North America
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Science