Nebraska Authors

Leta Stetter Hollingworth

Born 1886-05-25 Chadron, NE (USA)

Died 1939-11-27
New York City, NY (USA)

Wyuka Cemetery, NE (USA)

The author was born in a dugout on the White River near what is now Chadron, NE.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
New York, NY

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Child Psychology; Educational Psychology and the G


Bachelor of Arts, 1905, University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Phi Beta Kappa)
Mast of Arts and PhD, Columbia


Researcher in Clinical Psychology
Professor of Psychology

Places Worked

Columbia Teacher's College, Columbia University, New York, NY


Functional Periodicity. 1914.
The Psychology of Special Disability in Spelling. 1918.
The Psychology of Subnormal Children. 1920.
Special Talents and Defects: Their Significance for Education. 1923.
Gifted Children. 1926.
The Psychology of the Adolescent. 1928.
Public Addresses. 1940.
Prairie Years: Poems.
Children Above 180 IQ. 1942.

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