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The Granddaughter of Freud

The granddaughter of Sigmund Freud, arguably the most famous psychologist ever, says she entered the field of psychology seemingly by accident.

"Right after college I went to social work school. in my 40s I got a PHD in social welfare. Then I became a professor at Simmons, and there I taught psychology to social work students. So I didn't really become a psychologist, except in a roundabout way, I ended up teaching psychological theories."

Sophie Freud, age 82, lives in Lincoln, and teaches at Brandeis. She's the author of a new book 'Living in the Shadow of the Freud Family.'

This program aired on June 4, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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