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
Laing, R. D.

Laing, R. D. (1927-1989) was a Scottish psychiatrist whose work centered on schizophrenia and its causes.


Watson, John B.

John Broadus Watson was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about John Broadus Watson. See more »

Wertheimer, Max

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

Woodworth, Robert Sessions

Robert Sessions Woodsworth was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Robert Sessions Woodsworth. See more »

Wundt, Wilhelm

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

Yerkes, Robert Mearns

Robert Mearns Yerkes was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Robert Mearns Yerkes. See more »

Adler, Alfred

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

Jung, Carl Gustav

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

Menninger (family)

Menninger was a family of psychologists who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Menninger family. See more »

Erikson, Erik H.

Erik Homberger Erikson was a psychologist who contributed to our knowledge of psychology . Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about Erik Homberger Erikson. See more »

Freud, Anna

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