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Psychology Timeline

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on 12 October 2012

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Plato Greek Philosopher,nativist 360 BC Aristotle Greek Philosopher, empiricist 1600 Descartes French Philosopher,nativist, and dualist 1700 1830 1860 1879 320 BC Locke Bristish philosopher, Empiricist Hemlholz German physiologist Charles Darwin British Biologist Wundt First psychology laboratory 1882 1885 1888 1890 Hall First lab in the USA Titchener Used introspection Ebbinghaus Studied memory William James Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. First comprehensive textbook 1895 1900 1905 1910 Calkins First women president of APA Sigmund Freud First psychotherapy Pavlow Discovered conditioning Thorndike Studied learning in cats 1915 Washburn First women PhD 1920 John B.Watson “We haven't had any fatalities yet, but still we have severely dehydrated patients coming in.” Founded behaviorism 1940 B.F Skinner A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.
Studied Reinforcement 1950 1955 1960 1970 Jean Piaget It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth. Studied children's intelligence Abraham Maslow If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Humanistic theory Chomsky Studied language Carl Rodgers The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.

Humanist approach Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.

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