Alfred Charles Kinsey (Kinsey Alfred Charles)( The American biologist.)
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Biography Alfred Charles Kinsey (Kinsey Alfred Charles)
Born June 23, 1894 in Hoboken (pc. New Jersey). He studied at the College of Bowden, who graduated in 1916, he taught biology and zoology at Harvard University. From 1920 he worked at the zoological faculty of Indiana University. In biology, Kinsey is known as an expert on gall wasps, vermin.
In 1942, Kinsey founded the Institute of Sexology, financed jointly by the University of Indiana, the Rockefeller Foundation and the National Research Council. Employees Kinsey interviewed more than 5000 people, and these data formed the basis of the first publication of the Institute - Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, 1948). The book describes many features of sexual behavior, quite common, but never openly discussed, became a bestseller. It was followed by work Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (Sexual Behavior in the Human Female, 1953). Conclusions Kinsey contested among scientists and supported by other. Kinsey died in Bloomington (pc. Indiana), August 25, 1956.