Seymour Kety

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Birthday
25, 1915
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
May 25, 2000 (84)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
25, 1915
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
May 25, 2000 (84)

About

Mental illness researcher who turned the subject into a hard science by applying biology.

Before Fame

By looking at physiological changes that accompany disease, he was able to shed new light on how the brain and body function.

Trivia

In his work on schizophrenia, he discovered that it runs in the family and is not simply caused by bad parenting.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife of 60 years, Dr. Josephine Gross Kety.

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He adopted psychology from Sigmund Freud's roots to form a scientific field that could be monitored and tested.