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Alfred Charles Kinsey

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Definition of the noun alfred charles kinsey

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  1. United States zoologist best known for his interview studies of sexual behavior (1894-1956)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Alfred Charles Kinsey: Kinsey
    • instance of: animal scientist / zoologist = a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals


Who is Alfred Charles Kinsey?

Alfred Charles Kinsey a.k.a. Alfred Kinsey: Alfred Charles Kinsey was an American biologist, professor of entomology and zoology, and sexologist who in 1947 founded the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University, now known as the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. He is best known for writing Sexual Behavior in the Human Male and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female, also known as the Kinsey Reports, as well as the Kinsey scale. Kinsey's research on human sexuality, foundational to the field of sexology, provoked controversy in the 1940s and 1950s. His work has influenced social and cultural values in the United States, as well as internationally.

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Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Marriage, Family, and Couples Counseling (2016)

by Jon Carlson, Shannon B. Dermer

Alfred Charles Kinsey, an American biologist and entomologist, and the author of Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (1948) and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (1953), laid the foundation for the field of sexology. Beginning in the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures (2003)

by George Haggerty, Bonnie Zimmerman

zoologist Alfred Charles Kinsey (1894–1956).

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