1857 – Born March 7th in Wels, Austria. 1880 – He obtained a doctor’s degree from Vienna University. 1887 – He worked with Maximilian Leidesdorf (head of the department of mental illnesses of the Vienna General Hospital) – He investigated the effects of febrile diseases on phychoses making use of erisipela and tuberculin. ..
1514 – He was born on the 31st day of Decmber this year in Brussels. 1528 – He entered the University of Leuven (Pedagogium Castrensis) taking arts, but when his father was appointed as the Valet de Chambre in 1532, he decided to pursue a career in medicine at the University of Paris, where ..
1937 – Amos Tversky, born on the 16th of March in Haifa, Israel. He was a pioneer of cognitive science, a longtime collaborator of Daniel Kahneman, and a key figure in the discovery of systematic human cognitive bias and handling of risk. 1964 – He received his doctorate from the University of Michigan, and later ..
1874 – Born on the 31st of August. – His entire career at Teachers College, Columbia University. – His work on animal behaviour and the learning process led to the theory of connectionism. – Thorndike’s most famous contributions were his research on how cats learned to escape from puzzle ..
1954 – Born on September 27th in Tallahassee, Florida. Educator and clinical psychologist. 1975 – Tatum received her B.A. degree in psychology from Wesleyan University. 1976 – She went on to receive her M.A. degree in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. 1980 – Tatum began her career in higher education as ..
US (German-born) conductor founded and conducted Baltimore Symphony Orchestra..
1863 – Born on September 10th in London, England. British psychologist who theorized that a general factor of intelligence, g, is present in varying degrees in different human abilities. 1883 – While serving as an officer in the British army, Spearman came to believe that any significant advance in philosophy would come about mainly through ..
1813 – John, the eldest son of a farmer, was born at York on March 15th. Dr. John Snow, a legendary figure in the history of public health, epidemiology and anesthesiology. 1827 – He was educated at a private school in his native city until the age of fourteen, when he was apprenticed to William ..
1762 – Nathan Smith was one of New England’s best-known and respected physicians. He was a skilled surgeon, teacher, writer, and practitioner. At a time when most American physicians were poorly educated, he single-handedly founded Dartmouth Medical School, and co-founded the University of Vermont College of Medicine, the medical school at Bowdoin College, and the ..