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)
Henry MurrayHenry Murray
(American)

William Moulton MarstonWilliam Moulton Marston
(American)
Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
(Austrian)
Steven PinkerSteven Pinker
(American)

Philip ZimbardoPhilip Zimbardo
(American)
Ram DassRam Dass
(American)
John B. WatsonJohn B. Watson
(American)

Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
(American)
Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(American)
Roger PenroseRoger Penrose
(British)

Erich FrommErich Fromm
(German)
Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
(British)
Harry HarlowHarry Harlow
(American)

Pamela StephensonPamela Stephenson
(New Zealander)
Laura SchlessingerLaura Schlessinger
(American)
Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon
(American)

Eugene LandyEugene Landy
(American)
Stanley MilgramStanley Milgram
(American)
Sara NetanyahuSara Netanyahu
(Israeli)

Carol DweckCarol Dweck
(American)
Amos TverskyAmos Tversky
(Israeli)
Howard GardnerHoward Gardner
(American)

Paul EkmanPaul Ekman
John MoneyJohn Money
(New Zealander,American)
France NuyenFrance Nuyen
(French)

Edward ThorndikeEdward Thorndike
(American)
Robert Anton WilsonRobert Anton Wilson
(American)
Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener
(American)

Magnus HirschfeldMagnus Hirschfeld
(German)
Kurt LewinKurt Lewin
(German,American)
Jerome BrunerJerome Bruner
(American)

Martin SeligmanMartin Seligman
(American)
Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
(American)
George Herbert MeadGeorge Herbert Mead
(American)

John BowlbyJohn Bowlby
(British)
Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Hungarian,American)
Henri NouwenHenri Nouwen

Richard LynnRichard Lynn
(British)
Urie BronfenbrennerUrie Bronfenbrenner
(American)
Gordon AllportGordon Allport
(American)

Geert HofstedeGeert Hofstede
Alfred BinetAlfred Binet
(French)
Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
(American)

Gregory BatesonGregory Bateson
(British,American)
Hermann EbbinghausHermann Ebbinghaus
(German)
Eric KandelEric Kandel
(American)

Elizabeth LoftusElizabeth Loftus
(American)
Elton MayoElton Mayo
(Australian)
Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
(American)

Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
(Austrian,American)
Raymond CattellRaymond Cattell
(British,American)
Melanie KleinMelanie Klein
(British)

Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon
(French)
Luce IrigarayLuce Irigaray
(Belgian,French)
Robert SternbergRobert Sternberg
(American)

Hermann WeylHermann Weyl
(American)
G. Stanley HallG. Stanley Hall
(American)
Eric HofferEric Hoffer
(American)

Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
(American)
Otto RankOtto Rank
(Austrian)
Rollo MayRollo May
(American)

Mary AinsworthMary Ainsworth
(Canadian,American)
Carol GilliganCarol Gilligan
(American)
Benjamin BloomBenjamin Bloom
(American)

Robert PlutchikRobert Plutchik
(American)
J. P. GuilfordJ. P. Guilford
(American)
Don NormanDon Norman
(American)

D. T. SuzukiD. T. Suzuki
(Japanese)
David McClellandDavid McClelland
(American)
Lewis TermanLewis Terman
(American)

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(German)
Emma JungEmma Jung
(Swiss)
Marsha M. LinehanMarsha M. Linehan
(American)

Marshall RosenbergMarshall Rosenberg
(American)
Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
(Czech,American)
J. Philippe RushtonJ. Philippe Rushton
(Canadian)

Seymour PapertSeymour Papert
(American,South African)
Wilfred BionWilfred Bion
(British)
Richard BandlerRichard Bandler
(American)

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
(Austrian,German)
Otto WeiningerOtto Weininger
(Austrian)
Toni WolffToni Wolff
(Swiss)

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