Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences

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Ainsworth, Mary

Born: Glendale, Ohio, 1913
Lived: Canada and then United States, primarily Baltimore
Died: Charlottesville, Virginia, 1999
  • Anne BarnfieldEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_356-1
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyBrescia University College at WesternLondonCanada

Section editors and affiliations

  • Alicia Lyon-Limke McLean
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Central Oklahoma EdmondEdmondUSA