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Carol Anne Tavris (born September 17, 1944) is an American social psychologist and author. She received a Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Michigan, and has taught psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles and the New School for Social Research. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science and the Center for Inquiry and has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Times Literary Supplement, and other publications.
Total Books: 138
Her most well-known book, The Mismeasure of Woman (the title is a play on Stephen Jay Gould's The Mismeasure of Man), argues in favor of egalitarian feminism and against theories that advocate biological reductionism to explain differences between men and women. She has also co-authored four psychology textbooks with Carole Wade. She also co-authored, with Elliot Aronson, Mistakes Were Made, but Not by Me.
On August 21st, 2010 Dr. Tavris was honored with an award recognizing her contributions in the skeptical field, from The Independent Investigations Group during its 10th Anniversary Gala.