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Prof. Marie Albu (Jahoda), Ph.D

Hebrew: מריה אלבו (יהודה), Ph.D
Birthplace: Wittelsbachstr. 4, Vienna-2, Austria
Death: April 28, 2001 (94)
Keymer, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Carl Jahoda and Betty Jahoda
Wife of Austen Harry Albu
Ex-wife of Paul Felix Lazarsfeld, Ph.D.
Mother of Lotte Franziska Bailyn
Sister of Eduard Jahoda; Rosa Jahoda and Friedrich Jahoda

Occupation: Sozialpsychologin
Managed by: Bob Lenk
Last Updated:

About Marie Jahoda

Marie Jahoda (26 January 1907, Vienna – 28 April 2001, Sussex) was an Austrian-British social psychologist. . . . continued from Wikipedia

Marie Jahoda, in 1958, devised a list of characteristics which are present in the majority of people who are regarded as normal. Known as Ideal Mental Health, these were:

  • • Efficient self perception
  • • Realistic self esteem and acceptance
  • • Voluntary control of behaviour
  • • True perception of the world
  • • Sustaining relationships and giving affection
  • • Self-direction and productivity

in addition to those cited above - Marienthal; Current concepts of positive mental health; World Futures, Technology and the Future of Europe, Freud and the Dilemmas of Psychology - her major publications include: Research Methods in Social Relations by Claire Selltiz; Marie Jahoda; Morton Deutsch; Stuart W. Cook (1964)

  • Studies in the Scope and Method of The Authoritarian Personality: Continuities in Social Research by Richard Christie & Marie Jahoda (1954)
  • Research Methods in Social Relations - With Especial Reference to Prejudice by Marie Jahoda (1952)
  • Work, employment and unemployment: An overview of ideas and research results in the social science literature by Marie Jahoda (SPRU occasional paper series, University of Sussex, 1980)
  • Thinking About The Future - A Critique Of The Limits To Growth (published in the USA as Models of Doom) by H S D Cole, Christopher Freeman, Marie Jahoda, and Keith Pavitt (Sussex University Press, 1973)
  • Ich habe die Welt nicht verändertby Marie Jahoda (2002, Julius Beltz GmbH)

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January 26, 1907
Wittelsbachstr. 4, Vienna-2, Austria
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
April 28, 2001
Age 94
Keymer, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom