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Psychology Timeline

Timeline created by dguttman13 in History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Images small square Charles Darwin Darwin - 1859 Darwin wrote: On the Origin of Species
50 small square William James William James -Wrote the first psychology textbook, may have had the first psychology laboratory in America circa 1876 ,Interested in the functions of consciousness, established ‘functionalism’ as a school of thought in psychology
350px wundt research group small square Wilhelm Wundt Wundt - Created first pyschology lab in 1879 in Germany - Considered the "Father of Psychology"
Sigmund freud loc small square Sigmund Freud Freud - Discovered psycholoanalysis after noticing the hypnosis does not work on neurotic patients. Was known as the ‘talking cure’ before psycholoanalysis
Images small square Ivan Pavlov Ivan Pavlov Did the bulk of his research on physcology digestion Developed the surgical method of the (chronic) experiement with the use of Fistuals which allowed various organs to be observed.
Washburn small square Margaret Floy Washburn Margaret Floy Washburn -first woman to obtain her Ph.D. in Psychology in 1894. -In 1908 she published The Animal Mind, a compilation of experimental studies exploring the existence of conscious processes such as learning and attention in animals.
Watson small square John Watson John Watson -Established 'Radical Behaviorism' -Believed you could condition people to engage in/stop certain behaviors -Interested in behavior and its precise measurment rather than 'consciousness'
Jonesmcprimary small square Mary Cover Jones Mary Cover Jones -Wrote a paper in 1924 which earned her the title of 'mother of behavior therapy' -used conditioning procedures to eliminate a child's fears
Unknown small square Erik Erickson Erk Erickson Created eight psychosocial stages in which humans develop throughout their entire lifespan. This is also known as the developmental theory.
Images 1 small square Harry Harlow Harry Harlow Provided a new understanding for human behavior by studing monkeys, he did a wire/ cloth "mother" monkeys study, in which he noticed how much the infant mokey needed the mother for food and care.
Bf skinner sm small square B.F. Skinner B.f. Stinner Radical behaviorist that Published his actual ideas on Child-rearing in Waldon two . He came up with the idea of behaviorist free daycare
225px carlrogers small square Carl Rogers Carl Rogers - the notion of self or Self-Concept. This is defined as "the organised, consistent set of perceptions and beliefs about oneself". -a person who has high self-worth, that is, has confidence and positive feelings about him or her self, faces challenges in life, accepts failure and unhappiness at times, and is open with people.
Milgram head small square Stanley Milgram Stanley Milgram -Conducted the imfamous Milgram experiment,a series of social psychology experiments, while at Yale -This experiment measured the willingness of study participants to obey an authority figure who instructed them to perform acts that conflicted with their personal conscience.
Unknown 2 small square Lev Vygotsky Lev Vygotsky Social development theory Study the way people act and interact in shared experiences.
Unknown 1 small square Abraham Maslow Abraham Maslow Study the behavior of people. The saftey needs and the loving and belonging needs and esteem and self accuzation are all needs that he studied. He also studied with monkeys
Unknown 3 small square Albert Bandura Albert Bandura Belived that aggresion is develpoped in what is called behavior modeling. He believed that individuals didn't inheriet violent tendencies . He argued for his belief. He studied on how people can have a better self esteem.