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 – 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 Psychology Unique...

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...

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:...

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,...

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: Founder...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

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...

Franz Brentano – Predecessor of phenomenology and founder of act psychology

Franz Brentano Franz Clemens Honoratus Hermann Brentano (16 January 1838, Marienberg am Rhein, Hesse-Nassau Germany - March 17, 1917, Zurich, Switzerland) (aged 79) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation:...