Psychology Timeline



470 bc - 399 bc

he Had already been sought to identity through "maieutic" (art to help give birth) "know yourself"


384 BC - 322 BC

He had thought that the mind or psyche is the primordial act of all things as soon as expressed in the phrase “what makes it possible for us to feel or perceive"

Thomas Reid

1710 - 1796

As I can be sure that what by I had been seen and was real, is not a hallucination, "thanks to common sense" he funded the Common-Sense School.

David Hume

1711 - 1776

The ideas with others had left the psychic traces with which the mind is forming, "we learn through the senses"


1801 - 1858

"Stimuli throughout the body" where the different types of thresholds after had been: * maximum, * minimum, * differential Creation of psychophysics in the nineteenth century

Pierre Flourens

1824 - 1843

I had worked experimentally on the location of brain functions, I after used the technique of excision, I investigated the cerebral hemispheres. Beginnings of Descriptive Psychology

Wilhelm Wundt

1832 - 1920

He had created the first laboratory of psychology, and had just been the founder of structuralism, for him there are two essential aspects: subjective, and objective

William James

1842 - 1910

Was the founder of functional psychology. He had proposed that consciousness is a product of evolution. When had divided the personality into three parts: the personal Mi or I, the social My, the spiritual Mi. Development of experimental psychology

Sigmund Freud

1856 - 1939

Was the founder of psychoanalysis, had done in the beginning until he had used hypnosis in patients to reduce the symptoms, proposes the psychic apparatus
He had been If there was a mental level that continues to work in the unconscious, even under the effect of hypnosis
It indicates that gives behind each psychological problem, there is also a sexual problem, gave birth with Freud, psychotherapy is attributed concept of perception and memory

Alfred Binet

1857 - 1911

He had made the measurement of learning ability, such work with the memorization of meaningless syllables and with the measurement of IQ
By the creator of the first studies on intelligence.
Creator of the Stanford Test, he had looked at individual psychology and its measurements