Like HowStuffWorks on Facebook!

Health | Mental Health | 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.

Featured
Wundt, Wilhelm

Wundt, Wilhelm (1832-1920), a German physiologist and philosopher, is known as the father of modern psychology.


 Lashley, Karl Spencer

Karl Spencer Lashley was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Karl Spencer Lashley. See more »

 Lewin, Kurt

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

 Maslow, Abraham Harold

Abraham Harold Maslow was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Abraham Harold Maslow. See more »

 McDougall, William

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

 Overstreet, Harry and Bonaro

Harry and Bonaro Overstreet were noted authors who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Harry and Bonaro Overstreet. See more »

 Piaget, Jean

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

 Rogers, Carl R.

Carl Ransom Rogers was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Carl Ransom Rogers. See more »

 Skinner, B. F.

B.F. Skinner was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about B.F. Skinner. See more »

 Terman, Lewis M.

Lewis Madison Terman was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Lewis Madison Terman. See more »

 Thurstone, Louis Leon

Louis Leon Thurstone was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Louis Leon Thurstone. See more »