Ellis Paul Torrance. Biography and works

Ellis Paul Torrance – Father of Modern Creativity

Ellis Paul Torrance (October 8, 1915, Milledgeville, Georgia  - July 12, 2003, Athens, GA) (Aged 87) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychologists Specification: Psychology of Creativity Unique distinction:...
Joy Paul Guilford. Biography and works

Joy Paul Guilford – One of the founders of the Psychology of Creativity

Joy Paul Guilford (March 7, 1897, Marquette, Nebraska, USA – November 26, 1987, Los Angeles) (Aged 90) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychologists Specification:  Psychology of Creativity, Applied...
Ernst Heinrich Weber. Biography. Contributions

Ernst Weber – One of the Founder of Psychophysics

Ernst Weber Ernst Heinrich Weber (June 24 1795, Wittenberg, Germany -January 26 1878, Leipzig, Germany) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Physiologists, Psychologists Specification: Empirical Psychology, Psychophysics Unique distinction: One of the founder...
Edward Titchener. Biography and contributions

Edward Titchener – Founder of Structural Psychology

Edward Titchener Edward Bradford Titchener (11 January 1867, Chichester, Sussex, England - 3 August 1927, Ithaca, New York, USA) (aged 60) Nationality: United Kingdom, USA Category: Scientists Occupation:...

William Stern – Founder of Personalistic Psychology

William Stern William Lewis (Louis) Stern (29 April, 1871, Berlin, Germany – 27 March 1938, Durham, USA) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Philosophers, Psychologists Specification: Personalistic Psychology, Differential psychology, Legal psychology Unique distinction:...
Johann Friedrich Herbart. Biography, works,

Johann Friedrich Herbart – Founder of Pedagogy

Johann Friedrich Herbart (May 4, 1776 Oldenburg, Germany - August 14, 1841 Göttingen, Hanover, Germany) (age 65) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Educators, Philosophers, Psychologists Specification: Empirical psychology,...
Galileo Galilei. Biography. Personal life

Galileo – The father of Modern Science

Galileo Galileo Galilei Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de' Galilei (15 February 1564, Pisa, Duchy of Florence, Italy - 8 January 1642, Arcetri, Grand Duchy of Tuscany,...
Philippe Pinel. Biography. Contribytions. Personal life.

Philippe Pinel – The Father of Modern Psychiatry

Philippe Pinel (20 April 1745, Saint-André, Tarn; France - 25 October 1826, Paris, France) (aged 81) Nationality: France Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychiatrists, Physicians Unique distinction: The father of...
Frank Barron. Biography. Contributions.

Frank Barron – Pioneer in the Psychology of Creativity

Frank Barron Frank Xavier Barron (June 17, 1922, Lansford, Pennsylvania - October 6, 2002, Santa Cruz, California) (Aged 80) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation:  Psychologists Specification: Psychology...
Wilhelm von Humboldt. Biography. Contributions

Wilhelm von Humboldt – One of the Founders of Linguistics

Wilhelm von Humboldt Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Karl Ferdinand Freiherr von Humboldt (22 Junuary 1767, Potsdam, Prussia, Germany -  8 April 1835, Tegel, near Berlin, Germany) Nationality:...
John Keynes. Biography. Contributions. Personal life.

John Maynard Keynes – The Father of modern macroeconomics

John Maynard Keynes 1st Baron Keynes of Tilton (5 June 1883, Cambridge, England - 21 April 1946, Tilton, East Sussex, England) (aged 62) Nationality: United Kingdom Category:...
Gustav Fechner. Psychologist. Biography, contributions, personal life

Gustav Fechner – Founder of psychophysics

Gustav Fechner Gustav Theodor Fechner (April 19, 1801, Groß Särchen, near Muskau, Lower Lusatia, (now  Żarki Wielkie in commune Trzebiel, Poland) - November 28, 1887,...