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"psychology has a long past but only a short history" 1908/1973
Hermann Ebbinghaus
critical figure in the evolution of modern psychology. in 1879 he founded the first formal laboratory devoted to expirimentaly psychology in Leipzip Germany
Wilhelm Wundt
after studying with Wundt he became one of the first psychologists in the US founding a laboratory at Cornell University in 1892
Edward Titchener
wrote two-volume work "The Principles of psychology (1890/1950)" many experts consider it to be the most important psychology text ever written.
William James
founder of the school of functionalism
John Dewey
psychodynamic principles of motivation were most developed by this man in the late 19th and early 20th century. views a person as pulled and pushed by a complex network of inner and outer forces
Sigmund Freud
the behaviorist perspective was pioneered by him. He argued that psychological research should seek the laws that govern observable behavior across species
John Watson
extended the influence of behaviorism by expanding its analyses to the consequences of behaviors
B.F. Skinner
emphasized that individuals have a natural tendency toward psychological growth and health
Carl Rogers
coined the term self-actualization to refer to each individual's drive toward the fullest development of his or her potential
Abraham Maslow