Timeline of Psychology

  • Ivan Pavlov is born.

  • Carl Jung is born.

  • Karen Horney is born.

  • Wolfgang Kohler is born.

  • Louis Leon is born.

    29 May 1887
  • Erik Erikson is born.

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    Ivan Pavlov Nobel Prize

    Ivan Pavlov was award the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work with digestive secretions and "Pavlovian Conditioning"
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    Carl Jung collaboration with Freud.

    Freud sent a collection of his latest published essays to Jung in Zurich, which marked the beginning of an intense correspondence and collaboration that lasted six years.
  • B.F. Skinner is born.

  • Solomon Asch is born.

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    Karen Horney writes "Feminine Psychology"

    14 papers compiled to form a volume titled "Feminine Psychology",
  • Florence Denmark is born.

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    Louis Leon President of the American Psychometric Society

    Louis Leon was named the first President of the American Psychometric Society.
  • Ivan Pavlov dies.

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    Solomon Asch Conformity Experiments

    Experiments performed in the 1950's displaying that social pressure can make a person say something that is obviously incorrect.
  • Phil McGraw is born.

  • Karen Horney dies.

  • Louis Leon dies.

  • Wolfgang Kohler DSCA

    Wolfgang Kohler receives the Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award of the American Psychological Association in 1956.
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    Erik Erikson returns to Harvard

    Erikson returned to Harvard as a professor of human development and remained at the university until his retirement in 1970
  • Carl Jung dies.

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    Phil McGraw's first marriage.

    Phil McGraw married Debbie Higgins McCall in 1970 and divorced her in 1973.
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    International Journal of Group Tensions

    Florence served as an associated editor for the International Journal of Group Tensions.
  • B.F. Skinner dies.

    August 18, 1990
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    Committee for Lesbian and Gay Concerns

    Florence Denmark served on the committee for Lesbian and Gay Concerns.
  • Wolfgang Kohler dies.

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    B.F. Skinner Diagnosed with Leukemia.

  • Erik Erikson dies.

  • Solomon Asch dies.

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    Phil Mcgraw on Oprah.

    Dr. Phil appeared weekly as a "Relationship and Life Strategy Expert" on Tuesdays starting in April 1998.