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:...
Mikhail Lomonosov. Biography. Contributions. Personal life.

Mikhail Lomonosov – Founder of Russian science

Mikhail Lomonosov Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov (19 November 1711, Denisovka, Arkhangelsk Governorate , Russia - 15 April 1765, St. Petersburg, Russia) (aged 53) Nationality: Russia Category: Scientists Occupation:  Chemists,...
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,...
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,...
Hippocrates of Cos. Biography. Contributions, personal life

Hippocrates of Cos – The father of Western medicine

Hippocrates Hippocrates of Cos (ca. 460/ 450 BC , Island of  Cos, Ancient Greece - 377/370 BC, Larissa, Thessaly, Greece) Nationality: Greece Category: Scientists Occupation: Physicians, Philosophers Unique distinction:...
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...
Claude Bernard. Biography. Contributions

Claude Bernard – Founder of Endocrinology

Claude Bernard (July 12, 1813, Saint-Julien - February 10, 1878, Paris, France) (Aged 64) Nationality: France Category: Scientists Occupation: Physiologists, Physicians Unique distinction: The founder of experimental medicine,  the...
Thomas Edison. Biography, contributions, personal life

Thomas Edison – The Most Prolific Inventor of all Time

Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison (February 11 1847,  Milan, Ohio - October 18 1931, West Orange, New Jersey) (aged 84) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation:...
Zigmund Freud. Biography and works

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,...
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...
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, Leipzig,...
Ernst Heinrich Weber. Biography. Contributions

Ernst Weber – One of the Founders 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 founders of...