Who was the first president of the American Psychological Association?
Is the American Psychological Association reliable?
These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence based through the use of credible scientific sourcing. See all Pro-Science sources. Overall, the APA is a Pro-Science source that properly sourced all information.
Who is the founding mother of psychology?
Margaret Floy Washburn was the first woman to earn a doctoral degree in American psychology (1894) and the second woman, after Mary Whiton Calkins, to serve as APA President. Ironically, Calkins earned her doctorate at Harvard in 1894, but the university trustees refused to grant her the degree.