Robert M. Lindner

Psychologist, Author

1914 – 1956

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Who was Robert M. Lindner?

Robert M. Lindner was an American author and psychologist, best known as the author of the 1944 book Rebel Without A Cause: The Hypnoanalysis Of A Criminal Psychopath, from which the title of Nicholas Ray's 1955 film was adapted. In his book, he described a psychopath as someone who is "incapable of exertions for the sake of others". Lindner's arguments on gambling psychology are highly regarded and have been noted as "definitive statements" by the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

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Born
May 14, 1914
New York City
Also known as
  • Robert Lindner
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
1956

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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