History of Psychology

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    Plato writes the Theaetetus examining theories of perception, knowledge, and truth.
  • 430


    Hippocrates proposses that mental illnesses are caused by an imbalance of four major fluids in the human body. This is the begning of psychology study.
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    Descartes publishes, The Passion of the Soul, outlining the pineal gland as the seat of the soul.
  • Charles Darwin

    Charles Darwin
    Charles Darwin publishes the theory of natural selection, which influences the field of evolutionary psychology.
  • Gustav Fechner

    Gustav Fechner
    Gustav Fechner performed the first scientific experiment that would form the basis for experimentation in psychology.
  • Wilhelm Wundt

    Wilhelm Wundt
    Wilhelm Wundt establishes teh first laboratory of psychology in Leipzig, Germany.
  • Edward Titchener

    Edward Titchener
    Edward Titchener brought the idea's of structuralism to the United States after studying under Wilhelm Wundt.
  • Margaret Washburn

    Margaret Floy Washburn is the first woman to receive a Ph.D. in psychology at Cornell University.
  • Freud

    Freud publishes, The Interpretation of Dream.
  • Ivan Pavlov

    Ivan Pavlov
    Ivan Pavlov publishes his findings on classical conditioning.
  • Max Wertheimer

    Max Wertheimer first developes Gestalt psychology.