Famous Psychologists List Essay

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Name and Date
Major Contributions
Erich Fromm
Born- March 23rd 1900
Died – March 18th 1980
Social Psychology
Human Philosophy

He was associated with what became known as the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory. Critical Theory is looking at society and trying to figure out what is wrong with it.
Granville Stanley Hall
Evolutionary and Development
Discovered the link between child development and human evolution
Albert Bandura
Born 4th December 1925

Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology
The social learning theory which he believes people not only learn from being punished or rewarded but also learn when watching another person get punished or rewarded. He did the Bobo doll experiment to prove his theory.
Sigmund Freud
Psycho Analysis

He supported the belief that not all mental illnesses have psychological causes and that cultural differences had an impact of psychology and behaviour. His work contributed to the understandings of personality, human development and much more.
John Dewey
Philosophy of Education
He was a big push for education and he wanted to improve the environment so it would help the people.
Rene Descarte
1596 -1660
Health Psychology
Introduced the physical and mental realm being separate health wise
Ian Pavlov
1849- 1936
Classical conditioning trams marginal inhibition behaviour modification
Ivan was the person who brought up the idea about conditioning. Pavlov dog was a huge study of his as he studied how dogs would react to food. He looked at their salvia glands and how they would have more saliva hen dogs smell and become hungry.