Donald T. Campbell

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Donald Thomas Campbell (November 20, 1916 – May 6, 1996) was an American social scientist. He is noted for his work in methodology. He coined the term evolutionary epistemology and developed a selectionist theory of human creativity. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Campbell as the 33rd most cited psychologist of the 20th century.[1]

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Donald T. Campbell
Born(1916-11-20)November 20, 1916
DiedMay 6, 1996(1996-05-06) (aged 79)
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley
Scientific career
FieldsPsychology, social science
InstitutionsLehigh University
Northwestern University