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Great psychologists include famous psychoanalysts like Freud and Jung as well as lesser known psychiatrists. Learn how great psychologists have contributed to our knowledge of psychology.

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Maslow, Abraham Harold

Maslow, Abraham Harold (1908-1970), an American psychologist, is best known for launching humanistic psychology, which emphasizes the independent value of human beings and their ability to develop to their full potential.


Binswanger, Ludwig

Binswanger, Ludwig

Ludwig Binswanger was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Ludwig Binswanger. See more »

Kraepelin, Emil

Kraepelin, Emil

Emil Kraepelin was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Carl Gustav Jung. See more »

Laing, R. D.

Laing, R. D.

R.D. Laing was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about R.D. Laing. See more »

Rush, Benjamin

Rush, Benjamin

Benjamin Rush was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Benjamin Rush. See more »

Sullivan, Harry Stack

Sullivan, Harry Stack

Harry Stack Sullivan was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Harry Stack Sullivan. See more »

Wagner-Jauregg, Julius

Wagner-Jauregg, Julius

Julius Wagner-Jauregg was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Julius Wagner-Jauregg. See more »

Melanie Klein

Melanie Klein

Melanie Klein was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Melanie Klein. See more »

Donald Woods Winnicott

Donald Woods Winnicott

Donald Woods Winnicott was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Donald Woods Winnicott. See more »

Gordon W. Allport

Gordon W. Allport

Gordon W. Allport was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Gordon W. Allport. See more »

Cyril Burt

Cyril Burt

Cyril Burt was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Cyril Burt. See more »