History of Psychology Concept Map

Births/Deaths

René Descartes

1596 - 1650

Immanuel Kant

1724 - 1804

Francis Galton

1822 - 1911

Wilhelm Wundt

1832 - 1920

William James

1842 - 1910

G. Stanley Hall

1844 - 1924

Ivan Pavlov

1849 - 1936

Edward Thorndike

1874 - 1949

John B. Watson

1878 - 1958

Wolfgang Köhler

1887 - 1967

B.F. Skinner

1904 - 1990

Important Events

Sir Francis Bacon Novum Organum

1620

Descartes' The Passion of the Soul

1649

Newton's Law

1687

John Locke Some Thoughts Concerning Education

1693

Kant's Critique of Pure Reason

1781

Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit

1807

The Materialist Manifesto

1847

Darwin's "Origin of Species"

1859

Fechner's Law

1860

Brentano's Psychology From An Empirical Standpoint

1874

Wundt opens first lab for experimental psychology

1879

First publication of The American Journal of Psychology

1887

Jame's Principles of Psychology

1890

Pavlov's Classical Conditioning

1890

Morgan's Canon

1894

Thorndike's Connectionism

1898

Binet's Intelligence Test

1905

Loeb's The Mechanistic Conception of Life

1912

Wertheimer's Experimental Studies of Perception of Movement

1912

Watson's Psychology As The Behaviorist Views It

1913

Watson's Little Albert Experiment

1920

Skinner's Operant Conditioning

1930