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1832 – Born in Germany   1856 – earned his doctorate in medicine from the University of Heidelberg   1874 – wrote Principles of Physiological Psychology   1875 – accepted the responsibility of being the chair in philosophy at Leipzig and established the first psychology laboratory   1920 – died with wide contributions to experimental ..

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1880 – Born in April 15th in Prague. Czech-born psychologist, one of the founders, with Kurt Koffka and Wolfgang Köhler, of Gestalt psychology, which attempts to examine psychological phenomena as structural wholes, rather than breaking them down into components. 1904 – He studied at the universities of Prague, Berlin, and Würzburg (Ph.D.). 1910 – Wertheimer’s ..

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1871 – Born on July 25th in New York, New York. A leading American psychologist in the early 20th century, was best known for her experimental work in animal behavior and motor theory development. 1891 – She entered and graduated from Vassar College at age 16. 1894 – Received her Ph.D. from Cornell University.     ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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1872 – Born on the 10th of July in Dijon, France. 1899 – He became an intern at the asylum in Perray-Vaucluse where he began his famous work on abonormal children. 1900 – This research led to Simon’s medical thesis on the topic. 1901 – Simon worked in various hospitals, from Sainte-Anne to Dury-les-Amiens. 1905 ..

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