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Julian Jaynes: Portrait of the Psychologist as a Maverick Theorizer

Sam Keen
Psychology Today, November 1977, 11: 66-67.
Reprinted in Marcel Kuijsten (ed.), The Julian Jaynes Collection (Julian Jaynes Society, 2012).


... Just who is Julian Jaynes, and why is he saying all these radial things about consciousness? He is something of a maverick among academic psychologists. Since 1964, he has been a member of the psychology department at Princeton, where he directs research and teaches courses in the history of psychology. It is not wholly inaccurate to see Jaynes as a monomaniac, but all that means is that he has pursued a single question with unusual passion. ...