Great Psychologists

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.

Koffka, Kurt

Koffka, Kurt (1886-1941), a German-American psychologist. With Wolfgang Khler and Max Wertheimer, Koffka was a founder of the Gestalt school of psychology.

Cyril Burt

Burt, Cyril (1883-1971), a British psychologist, made important contributions in the areas of statistical analysis, intelligence testing, and juvenile delinquency.

Carr, Harvey

Carr, Harvey (1873-1954), an American psychologist and university administrator, had a profound influence in the field of American psychology.

Cattell, James McKeen (1860-1944), an American psychologist, had widespread influence on the scientific community.

Clark, Kenneth Bancroft (1914-2005) was an American psychologist and educator.

Bono, Edward de (1933- ), a Maltese psychologist, is considered by many to be the leading authority in the field of creative thinking and the teaching of thinking as a skill.

Ebbinghaus, Hermann (1850-1909) was a German experimental psychologist who performed highly original work in the study of memory and association.

Eysenck, Hans (1916-1997) was a German-born British psychologist who criticized conventional psychotherapy.

Harlow, Harry Frederick (1905-1981) was an American psychologist. His studies of the social behavior of monkeys provided new understanding of human behavior and development.

Hull, Clark Leonard (1884-1952), an American psychologist, expressed psychological theory in mathematical terms.

Jones, Ernest (1879-1958), a British psychologist, was a pioneer in his field.