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20 Famous Psychologists
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researcher famous for work in observational or social learning
Mary Whiton Calkins
First woman to sit as president of both the American Psychological Association and the American Philosophical Association
Known for his 8-stage theory of Psychosocial Development
American social psychologist known for his work in the proximity effect, cognitive dissonance and social comparison theory.
Youngest child of Sigmund Freud. She is known for Child Analysis, Ego Psychology, and Defense Mechanisms
Austrian neurologist known for his work on the unconscious mind. Father of Psychoanalysis.
Father of American psychology
A Swiss psychoanalytic theorist who developed the concepts of the collective unconscious
American psychologist best known for his theory of stages of moral development
Humanistic psychologist known for his "Hierarchy of Needs" and the concept of "self-actualization"
Jewish Social psychologist who researched obedience to authority
Neal E. Miller
American psychologist known for exploring the behavior Stimulus-response theory and Biofeedback
Russian Physiolist who studies classical conditioning; trained dogs to salivate at the ringing of a bell
Swiss psychologist who studied the Theory of Cognitive Development and came up with Piagets Stages of Development
American psychologist who founded the humanistic psychology and the Person centered approach.
American psychologist who studied the two factor theory of Emtion
American psychologist of behaviorism developed operant conditioning
American psychologist that studies and developed the stimulus response by using cats as subjects in "puzzle boxes".
John B. Watson
American psychologist who founded behaviorism
American psychologist whose research focuses on heroism, cult behavior, and shyness. He is most famous for the Stanford Prison Study.
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