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)

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

Simon Baron-CohenSimon Baron-Cohen
(British)
John B. WatsonJohn B. Watson
(American)
Roger PenroseRoger Penrose
(British)

John MoneyJohn Money
(New Zealander,American)
Laura SchlessingerLaura Schlessinger
(American)
Eugene LandyEugene Landy
(American)

Carol DweckCarol Dweck
(American)
Erich FrommErich Fromm
(German)
Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
(American)

France NuyenFrance Nuyen
(French)
Pamela StephensonPamela Stephenson
(New Zealander)
Stanley MilgramStanley Milgram
(American)

Henry MurrayHenry Murray
(American)
Harry HarlowHarry Harlow
(American)
Howard GardnerHoward Gardner
(American)

Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon
(American)
Michael PersingerMichael Persinger
(American)
Sara NetanyahuSara Netanyahu
(Israeli)

Robert Anton WilsonRobert Anton Wilson
(American)
Paul EkmanPaul Ekman
Martin SeligmanMartin Seligman
(American)

Amos TverskyAmos Tversky
(Israeli)
Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener
(American)
Edward ThorndikeEdward Thorndike
(American)

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

Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
(American)
George Herbert MeadGeorge Herbert Mead
(American)
Henri NouwenHenri Nouwen

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Hungarian,American)
Gregory BatesonGregory Bateson
(British,American)
Eric KandelEric Kandel
(American)

Richard LynnRichard Lynn
(British)
Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
(American)
Alfred BinetAlfred Binet
(French)

Elton MayoElton Mayo
(Australian)
Aaron T. BeckAaron T. Beck
(American)
Geert HofstedeGeert Hofstede

Hermann EbbinghausHermann Ebbinghaus
(German)
Urie BronfenbrennerUrie Bronfenbrenner
(American)
John BowlbyJohn Bowlby
(British)

Olga TokarczukOlga Tokarczuk
(Polish)
Gordon AllportGordon Allport
(American)
Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon
(French)

Melanie KleinMelanie Klein
(Austrian,British)
G. Stanley HallG. Stanley Hall
(American)
Stanislav GrofStanislav Grof
(Czech,American)

Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
(Austrian,American)
Hermann WeylHermann Weyl
(German,American)
Marshall RosenbergMarshall Rosenberg
(American)

Eric HofferEric Hoffer
(American)
Elizabeth LoftusElizabeth Loftus
(American)
Raymond CattellRaymond Cattell
(British,American)

Luce IrigarayLuce Irigaray
(Belgian,French)
Robert PlutchikRobert Plutchik
(American)
Rollo MayRollo May
(American)

D. T. SuzukiD. T. Suzuki
(Japanese)
Benjamin BloomBenjamin Bloom
(American)
Otto RankOtto Rank
(Austrian)

Don NormanDon Norman
(American)
J. P. GuilfordJ. P. Guilford
(American)
Robert SternbergRobert Sternberg
(American)

Marsha M. LinehanMarsha M. Linehan
(American)
Carol GilliganCarol Gilligan
(American)
David McClellandDavid McClelland
(American)

Félix GuattariFélix Guattari
(French)
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(German)
Leon FestingerLeon Festinger
(American)

Richard BandlerRichard Bandler
(American)
Edward B. TitchenerEdward B. Titchener
(British,American)
J. Philippe RushtonJ. Philippe Rushton
(Canadian)

Emma JungEmma Jung
(Swiss)
Birgit PrinzBirgit Prinz
(German)
Mary AinsworthMary Ainsworth
(Canadian,American)