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,...

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...

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,...

Alex Osborn – Father of Brainstorming and Method of Creative Problem Solving

Alex Osborn Alex Faickney Osborn (May 24, 1888, Bronx, New York City, USA – May 5, 1966, Buffalo, New York, USA) (Aged 77) Nationality: American, United States Category:...

Rudolf Hermann Lotze – German philosopher, psychologist and physiologist

Hermann 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 the metaphysical...

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...

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...

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 distinction:...