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Naomi Weisstein

  • In some extremely important ways, people are what you expect them to be, or at least they behave as you expect them to behave.

    • Naomi Weisstein,
    • "Psychology Constructs the Female," in Vivian Gornick and Barbara K. Moran, eds., Woman in Sexist Society ()
  • Evidence and reason: my heroes and my guides.

    • Naomi Weisstein,
    • in Women in Biology Looking at Women ()
  • It's as if women are in a totally rigged race. A lot of men are driving souped-up, low-slung racing cars and we're running as fast as we can in tennis shoes we managed to salvage from a local garage sale.

    • Naomi Weisstein

Naomi Weisstein, U.S. psychologist, neuroscientist, educator, writer

(1939)