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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 31 Citations 3,134 92 World Ranking 4669 National Ranking 2380

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Awards & Achievements

1973 - Distinguished Contributions to Research in Education Award, American Educational Research Association

1969 - E. L. Thorndike Award, American Psychological Association

1931 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Education
  • Social science

Robert J. Havighurst spends much of his time researching Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Personality, Cognitive psychology and Human development. His research in Social psychology intersects with topics in Extended family, Older people and Cultural diversity. His studies in Developmental psychology integrate themes in fields like Psychoanalytic theory and Social class.

His Personality study spans across into areas like Self-transcendence, Absorption, Character and Agreeableness. His research related to Basic science, Developmental psychobiology and Differential psychology might be considered part of Cognitive psychology. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Erikson's stages of psychosocial development, Personality development, Maturity, Organismic theory and Socialization.

His most cited work include:

  • The measurement of life satisfaction. (2003 citations)
  • Developmental tasks and education (1705 citations)
  • Human development and education (506 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Robert J. Havighurst mainly focuses on Developmental psychology, Pedagogy, Economic growth, Social psychology and Social science. Robert J. Havighurst has included themes like Socioeconomic status and Adult education in his Developmental psychology study. His Pedagogy study frequently draws connections to other fields, such as Mathematics education.

His Economic growth research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Urban education and Socioeconomics. His Social psychology study incorporates themes from Social class and Human development. His study connects Higher education and Social science.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Developmental psychology (13.50%)
  • Pedagogy (12.27%)
  • Economic growth (11.04%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 1974-1983)?

  • Economic growth (11.04%)
  • Higher education (6.13%)
  • Developmental psychology (13.50%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of investigation include Economic growth, Higher education, Developmental psychology, Gender studies and Social science. His research investigates the connection between Higher education and topics such as Pedagogy that intersect with issues in Productivity and Social influence. His Developmental psychology study combines topics in areas such as Adult education and Behavioural sciences.

The Adult education study combines topics in areas such as Educational psychology, Community psychology and School psychology, Differential psychology. His Behavioural sciences research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Early adolescents, Counseling psychology, Clinical psychology, Sociocultural evolution and Socioeconomic status. His work deals with themes such as Social class, Social position and Human development, which intersect with Social mobility.

Between 1974 and 1983, his most popular works were:

  • Society and education (148 citations)
  • Education Through The Adult Life Span. (53 citations)
  • CAREER PATTERNS OF U.S. MALE ACADEMIC SOCIAL SCIENTISTS (41 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Education
  • Social science

His primary scientific interests are in Life style, Gerontology, Higher education, Economic growth and Adult education. His studies deal with areas such as Lifelong learning, Adult Learning and Individual development as well as Gerontology. He has researched Higher education in several fields, including Social science, Gender studies, Professional development and Adult development.

His study looks at the intersection of Economic growth and topics like Educational equity with Social mobility. His Adult education study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Developmental psychology, Educational psychology, School psychology and Community psychology. Robert J. Havighurst interconnects Differential psychology, Behavioural sciences and Education theory in the investigation of issues within Developmental psychology.

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Best Publications

The measurement of life satisfaction.

Bernice L. Neugarten;Robert J. Havighurst;Sheldon S. Tobin.
Journal of Gerontology (1961)

3295 Citations

Developmental tasks and education

Robert James Havighurst.
(1943)

2742 Citations

Human development and education

Robert James Havighurst.
(1953)

782 Citations

Personality and Patterns of Aging

Robert J. Havighurst.
Gerontologist (1968)

290 Citations

Social Class and Color Differences in Child-Rearing

Allison Davis;Robert J. Havighurst.
American Sociological Review (1946)

277 Citations

An Exploratory Study of Reminiscence

Robert J. Havighurst;Richard Glasser.
Journal of Gerontology (1972)

251 Citations

Society and education

Robert James Havighurst;Bernice Levin Neugarten.
(1979)

223 Citations

The meaning of work and retirement

Eugene A. Friedmann;Robert James Havighurst.
(1954)

211 Citations

Growing Up in River City

Robert James Havighurst.
(1964)

177 Citations

Adolescent Character and Personality

Robert James Havighurst;Hilda Taba.
(1949)

177 Citations

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