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Birth of John Locke

29 August 1632

John Locke--An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

1690

Death of John Locke

28 October 1704

Birth of Jean Jacques Rosseau

28 June 1712

Jean Jaccques Rousseau--The Social Contract

1762

Death of Jean Jacques Rosseau

2 July 1778

Birth of Charles Darwin

12 February 1809

Charles Darwin's five-year voyage on HMS Beagle

27 December 1831 - 2 October 1836

Basis for thoughts in Origin of Species

Birth of Wilhelm Preyer

July 4, 1841

Birth of G. Stanley Hall

February 1, 1844

Birth of Sigmund Freud

6 May 1856

Birth of Alfred Binet

July 11, 1857

Charles Darwin-- On the Origin of Species

1859

Wilhelm Preyer--The Soul of the Child

1882

Death of Charles Darwin

19 April 1882

G. Stanley Hall--first formal American psychology laboratory

1883

Alfred Binet--first formal position--researcher at neurological clinic

1883 - 1889

(Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris)

Sigmund Freud--in Paris, studying hypnosis with Jean-Martin Charcot

October 1885 - February 1886

Alfred Binet--asst. director/director, Laboratory of Experimental Psychology

1891 - 1911

Sorbonne
Became director 1894

G. Stanley Hall appointed first president of American Psychological Association

1892

Birth of Jean Piaget

9 August 1896

Birth of Lev Vygotsky

November 17, 1896

Death of Wilhelm Preyer

July 15, 1897

Birth of Erik Erikson

15 June 1902

Death of Alfred Binet

October 18, 1911

Lev Vygotsky--addressed 2nd All-Russian Psychoneurological Congress

January 1924

Leningrad

Death of G. Stanley Hall

April 24, 1924

Sigmund Freud--won Goethe Prize

August 28, 1930

Jean Piaget--Director, Institute of Educational Sciences, University of Geneva

1932 - 1971

Jean Piaget--The Moral Judgment of the Child

1932

Death of Lev Vygotsky

June 11, 1934

Death of Sigmund Freud

23 September 1939

Birth of Howard Gardner

July 11, 1943

Erik Erikson--Gandhi's Truth

1969

Won Pulitzer Prize and U.S. National Book Award

Death of Jean Piaget

16 September 1980

Howard Gardner--Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences

1983

Death of Erik Erikson

12 May 1994