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)
Philip ZimbardoPhilip Zimbardo
(American)

John B. WatsonJohn B. Watson
(American)
Eugene LandyEugene Landy
(American)

Stanley MilgramStanley Milgram
(American)

Steven PinkerSteven Pinker
(American)

Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
(Austrian)
Harry HarlowHarry Harlow
(American)

Roger PenroseRoger Penrose
(British)
Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(American)

Howard GardnerHoward Gardner
(American)

Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
(American)

Paul EkmanPaul Ekman
Ram DassRam Dass
(American)

Erich FrommErich Fromm
(German)
Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon
(American)

Edward ThorndikeEdward Thorndike
(American)

Kurt LewinKurt Lewin
(German,American)

Jerome BrunerJerome Bruner
(American)
George Herbert MeadGeorge Herbert Mead
(American)

Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
(American)
Geert HofstedeGeert Hofstede

Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
(British)

John BowlbyJohn Bowlby
(British)

Gordon AllportGordon Allport
(American)
Martin SeligmanMartin Seligman
(American)

Robert Anton WilsonRobert Anton Wilson
(American)
John MoneyJohn Money
(New Zealander,American)

Carol DweckCarol Dweck
(American)

Alfred BinetAlfred Binet
(French)

Laura SchlessingerLaura Schlessinger
(American)
Gregory BatesonGregory Bateson
(British,American)

Urie BronfenbrennerUrie Bronfenbrenner
(American)
Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener
(American)

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Hungarian,American)

Hermann EbbinghausHermann Ebbinghaus
(German)

Elizabeth LoftusElizabeth Loftus
(American)
Robert SternbergRobert Sternberg
(American)

Luce IrigarayLuce Irigaray
(Belgian,French)
Elton MayoElton Mayo
(Australian)

Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
(American)

Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
(American)

Raymond CattellRaymond Cattell
(British,American)
Pamela StephensonPamela Stephenson
(New Zealander)

Mary AinsworthMary Ainsworth
(Canadian,American)
Eric KandelEric Kandel
(American)

William Moulton MarstonWilliam Moulton Marston
(American)

Eric HofferEric Hoffer
(American)

Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
(American)
Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon
(French)

Melanie KleinMelanie Klein
(British)
G. Stanley HallG. Stanley Hall
(American)

Lewis TermanLewis Terman
(American)

Magnus HirschfeldMagnus Hirschfeld
(German)

Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
(Austrian,American)
Carol GilliganCarol Gilligan
(American)

Rollo MayRollo May
(American)
Henri NouwenHenri Nouwen

David A. KolbDavid A. Kolb
(American)

Cornelius CastoriadisCornelius Castoriadis
(French,Greek)

Benjamin BloomBenjamin Bloom
(American)
J. C. R. LickliderJ. C. R. Licklider
(American)

France NuyenFrance Nuyen
(French)
Chris ArgyrisChris Argyris
(American)

Amos TverskyAmos Tversky
(Israeli)

Don NormanDon Norman
(American)

Hermann WeylHermann Weyl
(American)
Paul WatzlawickPaul Watzlawick
(Austrian,American)

Robert PlutchikRobert Plutchik
(American)
Charles SpearmanCharles Spearman
(British)

David McClellandDavid McClelland
(American)

Edward B. TitchenerEdward B. Titchener
(British,American)

Henry MurrayHenry Murray
(American)
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(German)

Gustav FechnerGustav Fechner
(German)
Walter MischelWalter Mischel
(American)

Sara NetanyahuSara Netanyahu
(Israeli)

Otto RankOtto Rank
(Austrian)

Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
Max WertheimerMax Wertheimer
(American)

Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
(French)
D. T. SuzukiD. T. Suzuki
(Japanese)

James J. GibsonJames J. Gibson
(American)

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