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Alfred Charles Kinsey Interesting Personal Facts
and a Creative Likeness Interesting Facts Popular Work Contribution to Psychology Contribution to Psychology Born on June 23, 1894, in Hoboken, New Jersey
He was the eldest of three children
He had a number of diseases including rickets, rheumatic fever, and typhoid fever
Kinsey showed great interest in nature and camping. He worked and camped with the local YMCA throughout his early years.
Kinsey's parents were devout Christians
Kinsey's father imposed strict rules on the household, including mandating Sunday as a day of prayer Personal Life Education Alfred Charles Kinsey Early Life In the fall of 1914, Kinsey entered Bowdoin College, where he studied entomology under Manton Copeland In 1916 Kinsey was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa society and graduated magna cum laude, with degrees in biology and psychology. Kinsey was granted a Sc.D. degree in 1919 by Harvard University Kinsey married Clara Bracken McMillen in 1921. They had four children.

Kinsey was bisexual and polyamorous.

Kinsey designed his own house, which was built in the Vinegar Hill neighborhood of Bloomington, Indiana at 1320 First Street. There he practiced his deep interest in gardening. Was a biologist at Indiana university

His father was a proffesor at the Stevens Institute of Techonlogy

1938 he released a sex studies program

January 5th 1948 his book Sexual Behavior in the Human male was released. He wrote a sequel in 1953 Kinsey died on August 25, 1956, at the age of 62. The cause of death was reported to be a heart ailment and pneumonia The Major Contributions to Psychology and
Popular Work He produced a culmination of observations known as The Kinsey Reports which have been highly debated for their morality and validity.

He was researcher and participant in many of these experiments that included heterosexual and homosexual encounters.

He documented the orgasms of both male and female subjects and developed the Kinsey Scale designed to assess sexual orientation. He achieved great success with his research and publications, including Sexual Behavior in the Human Male and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female, and was credited with beginning the sexual revolution of the mid 1900’s, he also received criticism for his methods. Kinsey sex studies (1947) He 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" (1948) and "Sexual Behavior in the Human Female" (1953), also known as the Kinsey Reports, as well as the Kinsey scale.
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