James Mckeen Cattell

James Mckeen Cattell bio

Birth Name: James Mckeen Cattell

Occupation: Psychologist

Place Of Birth: Pennsylvania

Date Of Birth: May 25, 1860

Date Of Death: January 20, 1944

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

James Mckeen Cattell was born on the 25th of May, 1860. He was famous for being a Psychologist. Psychologist whose experiments in mental ability helped establish the field as a legitimate scientific discipline. The New York Times once called him “the dean of American science”.

James Mckeen Cattell was born in Pennsylvania. He published dozens of articles measuring human reaction times and memory, which he considered a proxy for intelligence. An outspoken opponent of American involvement in WWI, he was fired from his post at Columbia, but sued and won, which established the tradition of tenure to protect academics with unpopular beliefs.

James Mckeen Cattell was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James Mckeen Cattell was born in 1860s.

James Mckeen Cattell is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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James Mckeen Cattell was born in the Year of the Monkey.

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REAL NAME: James Mckeen Cattell
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: James Mckeen Cattell was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: James Mckeen Cattell was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: James Mckeen Cattell had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

James Mckeen Cattell’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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