List of famous psychologists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

A psychologist studies human behavior and mental thought processes through systematic observation. Ensuring the mental well-being of people is one of the sole functional areas and responsibility of a psychologist. They may work as motivational trainers, help to build organizational skills and help students cope with stress, thus offering their services to help shape human personalities. A psychologist is thus any licensed person, trained and adequately qualified to provide mental-health treatment. There are many types of psychologists, including clinical psychologists, school psychologists, organizational psychologists, sports psychologists, criminal psychologists and rehabilitation psychologists, among others. The earliest developments in the field of psychology were during the time of the early Greeks. In the 17th century, Rene Descartes, a French philosopher proclaimed that the mind and the body were separate entities. The concept of psychology has ancient roots and did not evolve into a full-fledged science, until the year 1879, when the first psychology lab was established. Here is a compilation of a list of famous psychologists. Explore and learn more interesting facts and details about them through their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Phil McGrawPhil McGraw
(American)
Steven PinkerSteven Pinker
(Canadian,American)

Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
(Austrian)
Philip ZimbardoPhilip Zimbardo
(American)
Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
(Austrian,American)

Roger PenroseRoger Penrose
(British)
Henry MurrayHenry Murray
(American)
Harry HarlowHarry Harlow
(American)

John B. WatsonJohn B. Watson
(American)
Erich FrommErich Fromm
(German)
Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(American)

Olga TokarczukOlga Tokarczuk
(Polish)
Laura SchlessingerLaura Schlessinger
(American)
Stanley MilgramStanley Milgram
(American)

Eugene LandyEugene Landy
(American)
Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
(British)
John MoneyJohn Money
(New Zealander,American)

Carol DweckCarol Dweck
(American)
Sara NetanyahuSara Netanyahu
(Israeli)
Howard GardnerHoward Gardner
(American)

Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon
(American)
Pamela StephensonPamela Stephenson
(New Zealander)
France NuyenFrance Nuyen
(French)

Paul EkmanPaul Ekman
Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener
(American)
Martin SeligmanMartin Seligman
(American)

Robert Anton WilsonRobert Anton Wilson
(American)
Kurt LewinKurt Lewin
(German,Polish,American)
Amos TverskyAmos Tversky
(Israeli)

Magnus HirschfeldMagnus Hirschfeld
(German)
Edward ThorndikeEdward Thorndike
(American)
Jerome BrunerJerome Bruner
(American)

Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
(American)
Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
(American)
George Herbert MeadGeorge Herbert Mead
(American)

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Hungarian,American)
Raymond CattellRaymond Cattell
(British,American)
Geert HofstedeGeert Hofstede

Henri NouwenHenri Nouwen
John BowlbyJohn Bowlby
(British)
Gregory BatesonGregory Bateson
(British,American)

Alfred BinetAlfred Binet
(French)
Gordon AllportGordon Allport
(American)
Richard LynnRichard Lynn
(British)

Urie BronfenbrennerUrie Bronfenbrenner
(American)
Hermann EbbinghausHermann Ebbinghaus
(German)
Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon
(French)

Eric KandelEric Kandel
(American)
Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
(American)
Melanie KleinMelanie Klein
(Austrian,British)

Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
(Austrian,American)
Robert SternbergRobert Sternberg
(American)
Elizabeth LoftusElizabeth Loftus
(American)

Luce IrigarayLuce Irigaray
(Belgian,French)
Elton MayoElton Mayo
(Australian)
G. Stanley HallG. Stanley Hall
(American)

Hermann WeylHermann Weyl
(German,American)
Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
(Czech,American)
D. T. SuzukiD. T. Suzuki
(Japanese)

Robert PlutchikRobert Plutchik
(American)
Carol GilliganCarol Gilligan
(American)
Rollo MayRollo May
(American)

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(German)
Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
(American)
Otto RankOtto Rank
(Austrian)

Marshall RosenbergMarshall Rosenberg
(American)
Mary AinsworthMary Ainsworth
(Canadian,American)
Marsha M. LinehanMarsha M. Linehan
(American)

David McClellandDavid McClelland
(American)
Benjamin BloomBenjamin Bloom
(American)
Don NormanDon Norman
(American)

John OrtbergJohn Ortberg
(American)
Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
(French)
J. P. GuilfordJ. P. Guilford
(American)

Eric HofferEric Hoffer
(American)
Lewis TermanLewis Terman
(American)
J. Philippe RushtonJ. Philippe Rushton
(Canadian)

Seymour PapertSeymour Papert
(American,South African)
Otto WeiningerOtto Weininger
(Austrian)
Richard BandlerRichard Bandler
(American)