Margineanu - psiholog 1905 - 1980
Membru post-mortem al Academiei Romane din 2012
Licentiate (1927) and doctor (1929) in philosophy, main specialty
psychology, with magna cum laudae, at the University of Cluj.
Reader in psychology at the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters from
the University of Cluj.
Specialty education at the Universities of Leipzig, Berlin and Hamburg
(1929), Sorbona – Paris (1935) and London (1935).
Scientific researcher as a scholar of the Rockefeller Foundation
at the Harvard Unversity, Yale, Columbia, Chicago and Duke
Tutor (1926-1928), assistent (1928-1936) and project manager (1936-1938)
at the Psichology Institute of the University of Cluj.
Lecturer of applicated psychology at the Faculty of Philosophy and
Letters from the University of Cluj (1938-1947).
Substitute professor of psychology and director of the Psychology
Institute of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters from the University
of Cluj (1938-1942).
Director of the Psychotechnic Laboratory of the Labour Ministry
from Cluj, in Sibiu (1941-1943)
POLITICAL PRISONER (1948 - 1964).
Main scientific researcher, second grade, at the Institute of Pedagogical
Science, responsible of the Cluj branch (1969-1971).
Substitute professor, with attributions of scientific research,
at the department of Psychology at the Faculty of History and Philosophy
of the “Babes-Bolyai” University from Cluj (1971-1980).
Guest professor at the University of Bonn (1971).
Guest professor at the University of Hamburg (1972).
Guest of the Rockefeller Foundation from USA, between 1979-1980.
He returns to Romania when American doctors confirm he has cancer.
He dies June 13, 1980, in Cluj.
At the publishing house of the Psichology
Institute of the University of Cluj:
Psychology of exercise,
1929, 158 p
Psychotechnics in Germany,
1929, 88 p
Contemporary German psychology,
1930, 350 p
1931, 180 p
Contemporary French psychology,
1932, 320 p
(in co-operation with L. Rusu, A. Rosca, D. Todoran), 1929, 176
Elements of psyhometry,
1938, 376 p
The analysis of psychic factors,
1938, 216 p
I-st edition: 1940, 570 p; II-nd edition: 1941, 574 p
Psychotechnics in great industry,
1942, 156 p
Psichotechnics, 1943, 504 p
Other publishing houses:
The evolution problem,
edited at Society of tomorrow, Cluj, 1931, 84 p
Nature of science,
edited at the Scientific Publishing House, Bucharest, 1969, 504
edited at the Publishing House for Literature, 1970, 304 p
Psychology and literature,
edited at the Dacia Publishing House, Cluj, 1971, 350 p
School and Professional Orientation
– scientific coordinator and author of five chapters, containing
about 100 pages, edited at the Didactical and Pedagogical Publishing
House, Bucharest, 1972, 350 p
Human Condition – her bio-psycho-social
and cultural, edited at the Scientific Publishing
House, Bucharest, 1973, 650 p
Logical and mathematical psychology,
edited at the Dacia Publishing House, 1975, 350 p (the book develops
the lessons held at the Bonn University, as a guest professor)
Amphitheaters and prisons,
edited at the Dacia Publishing House, Cluj, 1991, 260 p
III-rd edition, edited at the Scientific Publishing House, Bucharest,
1999, 600 p
Depth and height Psychology,
edited at the University Press of Cluj, 1999, 215 p
A number of approximate 35 articles in specialty
magazines and all-round education, plus approximate 25 tests and
questionnaire, observation cards applied in schools and factories.
In foreign languages:
Beitrage zur Psychologie der Ubung,
Zeitscher. F. Angew. Psychol. 39, 1931, 491-530.
La theorie des facteurs,
L’Ann. Psychol., Paris, 25, 1934, 50-84
Les facteurs psychologiques,
L’Ann. Psychol., Paris, 25, 1934, 85-102.
La nature de la loi scientifique et
ses conditions d’exactitude, Paris, Alcan.
Homage Volume, dedicated to P. Janet, 32 p
Logical and Mathematical Psychology,
edited at the University Press of Cluj, 1997, 316 p (posthumous)
Depth and height Psychology,
edited at the University Press of Cluj, 1998, 218 p