Kenneth Bancroft Clark (July 24, 1914 – May 1, 2005) and Mamie Phipps Clark (April 18, 1917 – August 11, 1983) were American psychologists who as a married team conducted research among children and were active in the Civil Rights Movement.
Mamie Phipps Clark was born in Hot Springs, Ark., in 1917 (Butler, 2009) and Kenneth Clark was born in 1914 and raised in Harlem, N.Y. (Martin, 1994). Both obtained their bachelor's and master's degrees from Howard University. Influenced by her work with children in an all-black nursery school, Mamie decided to conduct her master’s thesis ...
About. The research of Kenneth B. Clark (1914–2005; Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 1940) and Mamie Phipps Clark (1917–1983, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 1943) challenged the notion of differences in the mental abilities of black and white children and thus played an important role in the desegregation of American schools.
Mamie Phipps Clark (October 18, 1917 – August 11, 1983) was an African-American social psychologist who, along with her husband Kenneth Clark, focused on the development of self-consciousness in black preschool children. Clark was born and raised in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
- August 11, 1983 (aged 65), New York, New York, U.S.
- Mount Hope Cemetery Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, U.S.
- Social psychologist
- October 18, 1917, Hot Springs, Arkansas, U.S.
Kenneth Bancroft Clark and Mamie Phipps Clark were a married team of American psychologists who were active in the Civil Rights movement and are most known together for their research on black children. 1 The Clarks were the first African Americans to obtain PhDs in psychology from Columbia University.
21 de mar. de 2023 · Both psychologists, Kenneth and Mamie had conducted studies in New York City in the 1930s. In the experiment, the Clarks handed black children four dolls. The dolls were the same except two had a dark skin and two had light skin.
5 de jul. de 2018 · Mamie Phipps Clark (1917-1983) fue una psicóloga social que estudió el desarrollo de la identidad y de la autoconciencia racial durante la infancia, en relación con el contexto de segregación de Estados Unidos. Junto con Kenneth Clark desarrolló uno de los experimentos más clásicos de la psicología sobre el desarrollo de la ...