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Walter Mischel

Austrian psychologist

Walter Mischel (German: [ˈmɪʃəl]; February 22, 1930 – September 12, 2018) was an Austrian-born American psychologist. He was born in Vienna. He worked in personality theory and social psychology. He was the Robert Johnston Niven Professor of Humane Letters in the Department of Psychology at Columbia University. He was ranked as the 25th most cited psychologist of the 20th century.[1]

Mischel died on September 12, 2018 in New York City from pancreatic cancer at the age of 88.[2][3]

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  1. Haggbloom, Steven J.; et al., Renee; Warnick, Jason E.; Jones, Vinessa K.; Yarbrough, Gary L.; Russell, Tenea M.; Borecky, Chris M.; McGahhey, Reagan et al. (2002). "The 100 most eminent psychologists of the 20th century". Review of General Psychology 6 (2): 139–152. doi:10.1037/1089-2680.6.2.139. http://www.apa.org/monitor/julaug02/eminent.aspx. 
  2. Carey, Benedict (September 14, 2018), "Walter Mischel, 88, Psychologist Famed for Marshmallow Test, Dies", The New York Times
  3. "Walter Mischel Ph.D. Obituary - New York, New York". Legacy.com. Retrieved 2018-09-14.