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)
William Moulton MarstonWilliam Moulton Marston
(American)
Steven PinkerSteven Pinker
(Canadian,American)

Ram DassRam Dass
(American)
Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
(Austrian,American)
Henry MurrayHenry Murray
(American)

Roger PenroseRoger Penrose
(British)
Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
(Austrian)
Philip ZimbardoPhilip Zimbardo
(American)

John B. WatsonJohn B. Watson
(American)
Harry HarlowHarry Harlow
(American)
Erich FrommErich Fromm
(German)

Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
(British)
Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(American)
Laura SchlessingerLaura Schlessinger
(American)

Carol DweckCarol Dweck
(American)
Howard GardnerHoward Gardner
(American)
Stanley MilgramStanley Milgram
(American)

Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon
(American)
John MoneyJohn Money
(New Zealander,American)
Pamela StephensonPamela Stephenson
(New Zealander)

France NuyenFrance Nuyen
(French)
Eugene LandyEugene Landy
(American)
Amos TverskyAmos Tversky
(Israeli)

Paul EkmanPaul Ekman
Edward ThorndikeEdward Thorndike
(American)
Martin SeligmanMartin Seligman
(American)

Kurt LewinKurt Lewin
(German,Polish,American)
Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener
(American)
Robert Anton WilsonRobert Anton Wilson
(American)

Jerome BrunerJerome Bruner
(American)
Sara NetanyahuSara Netanyahu
(Israeli)
Magnus HirschfeldMagnus Hirschfeld
(German)

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

Henri NouwenHenri Nouwen
Alfred BinetAlfred Binet
(French)
Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Hungarian,American)

Urie BronfenbrennerUrie Bronfenbrenner
(American)
John BowlbyJohn Bowlby
(British)
Gordon AllportGordon Allport
(American)

Geert HofstedeGeert Hofstede
Gregory BatesonGregory Bateson
(British,American)
Hermann EbbinghausHermann Ebbinghaus
(German)

Richard LynnRichard Lynn
(British)
Elizabeth LoftusElizabeth Loftus
(American)
Anne TreismanAnne Treisman
(British,American)

Melanie KleinMelanie Klein
(Austrian,British)
Raymond CattellRaymond Cattell
(British,American)
Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
(American)

Eric KandelEric Kandel
(American)
Robert SternbergRobert Sternberg
(American)
Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon
(French)

Elton MayoElton Mayo
(Australian)
John OrtbergJohn Ortberg
(American)
Luce IrigarayLuce Irigaray
(Belgian,French)

G. Stanley HallG. Stanley Hall
(American)
Carol GilliganCarol Gilligan
(American)
Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
(Austrian,American)

Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
(American)
Mary AinsworthMary Ainsworth
(Canadian,American)
Hermann WeylHermann Weyl
(German,American)

Lewis TermanLewis Terman
(American)
Benjamin BloomBenjamin Bloom
(American)
Otto RankOtto Rank
(Austrian)

Robert PlutchikRobert Plutchik
(American)
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(German)
Rollo MayRollo May
(American)

D. T. SuzukiD. T. Suzuki
(Japanese)
Don NormanDon Norman
(American)
Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
(French)

David McClellandDavid McClelland
(American)
Marsha M. LinehanMarsha M. Linehan
(American)
Marshall RosenbergMarshall Rosenberg
(American)

J. P. GuilfordJ. P. Guilford
(American)
Eric HofferEric Hoffer
(American)
Emma JungEmma Jung
(Swiss)

Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
(Czech,American)
J. C. R. LickliderJ. C. R. Licklider
(American)
Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
(British)