Unformatted text preview: - (1896–1981) The former chief psychologist at New York’s Bellevue Hospital who designed the first intelligence test specifically for adults. Wechsler called the test the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. Wechsler also devised a test for children called the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children. Whorf, Benjamin Lee - (1897–1941) A linguist who hypothesized that language has a marked impact on thought. Whorf conducted famous studies of Native American languages. Wolpe, Joseph - (1915–1997) A psychiatrist who helped develop the procedure known as systematic densensitization, which is highly effective in treating phobias. Wolpe believed that most behavior was learned and therefore could be unlearned. Wolpe also developed the behavior therapy known as assertiveness training. Young, Thomas - (1773–1829) An early developer of color theory. Young studied the structure of the eye, the effects of light on the eye, and the nature of light itself....
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