Stevens, Stanley Smith

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Stevens, Stanley Smith Gender: M
born on 4 November 1906 at 02:25 (= 02:25 AM )
Place Ogden, Utah, 41n13, 111w58
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 11°03' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 16°04 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 15°48'


American psychologist, who founded Harvard's Psycho-Acoustic Laboratory, studying psychoacoustics. He is credited with the introduction of Stevens' power law. Stevens authored a milestone textbook, the 1400+ page "Handbook of Experimental Psychology" (1951). He was also one of the founding organizers of the Psychonomic Society. In 1946 he introduced a theory of levels of measurement widely used by scientists but criticized by statisticians. Stevens also played a key role in the development of the use of operational definitions in psychology.

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Source Notes

Birth certificate on file from Sy Scholfield.


  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Other Rel/Spirituality (Mormon)
  • Vocation : Healing Fields : Psychologist
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction