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...
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,...
Margaret Mead. Psychologist. Biography. Works, personal life.

Margaret Mead – American anthropologist and psychologist

Margaret Mead (December 16 1901, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - November 15 1978, New York City, USA ) (aged 76) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychologists, Culturologists Unique...
Herbert Spencer. Biography and contribution

Herbert Spencer – Founder of Social Darwinism and Synthetic Philosophy

Herbert Spencer (27 April 1820, Derby, Derbyshire, England - 8 December 1903, Brighton, Sussex, England) (aged 83) Nationality: United Kingdom Category: Scientists Occupation: Sociologists,  Philosophers, Psychologists Specification: Associative psychology Unique...
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,...
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...
Rudolf Hermann Lotze. Biography. Contributions

Rudolf Lotze – German philosopher, psychologist and physiolog

Rudolf Lotze Rudolf Hermann Lotze (21 May 1817, Bautzen, Germany -1 July 1881, Berlin) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychologists, Physiologists, Philosophers, Physicians Specification: Empirical philosophy, Idealistic Monism. Unique distinction: Founder of metaphysical system: Theistic...
Hermann von Helmholtz. Biography, contributions, personal life

Hermann von Helmholtz – One of the greatest scientists of the XIX century

Hermann von Helmholtz Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (August 31, 1821, Potsdam, Kingdom of Prussia - September 8, 1894, Charlottenburg, Germany) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Physiologists, Psychologists,...
Oswald Külpe. Biography. Contributions

Oswald Kulpe – Founder of the Würzburg school

Oswald Kulpe (August 3, 1862, Kandau, Courland, Germany, now Kandava, Latvia) - December 30, 1915, Munich, Germany) (aged 53 ) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation:  Psychologists Specification: Wurzburg school,...
Wilhelm Wundt. Biography and works

Wilhelm Wundt – Founder of experimental and cultural psychology

Wilhelm Wundt Wilhelm Maximilian (Max) Wundt (August 16, 1832, Nekarau, near Mannheim, Baden -31 August 1920, Großbothen near Leipzig, Germany) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation:  Physiologists, Psychologists Specification: Experimental psychology Unique...
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:...

Sigmund Freud – Founder of Psychoanalysis

Sigmund Freud Sigismund Shlomo Freud (May 6, 1856, Freiberg, Austro-Hungary (now Příbor, Czech Republic) - September 23, 1939, London, England) (aged 83) Nationality: Austria Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychiatrists,...