Hans Jürgen Eysenck(1916-1997), Psychologist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Psychologist. Director, Psychological Department, Maudsley Hospital (1946-83). Dedicated to the scientific understanding of personality, he was a vocal critic of psychoanalysis and a pioneer of behaviour therapy and seen by many as a controversial figure. He was the author of various popular works including Uses and Abuses of Psychology (1953) and Fact and Fiction in Psychology (1965).
- Michael William Eysenck (son)
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