Catharine Cox Miles

Psychologist, Deceased Person

1890 – 1984

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Who was Catharine Cox Miles?

Catharine Morris Cox Miles was an American psychologist known for her work on intelligence and genius.

Born in San Jose, CA, to Lydia Shipley Bean and Charles Ellwood Cox. Catharine Cox earned a PhD from Stanford University and in 1927 married psychologist Walter R. Miles.

She was a professor of clinical psychology at the Yale Medical School and affiliated with Yale's Institute of Human Relations. Earlier she worked at Stanford with Stanford-Binet creator Lewis Terman in issues related to IQ. She is also known for her historiometric study of IQ estimates of three hundred prominent figures who lived prior to IQ testing, a work which was one of the earliest attempts to apply social scientific methods to the study of genius and greatness.

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Born
May 20, 1890
United States of America
Also known as
  • Кокс Майлз, Кэтрин
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Stanford University
Died
Oct 11, 1984

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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