Carl Jung

Carl Jung

The man who discovered the psychological archetypes If William James is called the father of psychology, then Carl Jung is called the founder of psychology. Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung claims one of the foremost positions in the world of psychology. He was the first to communicate to the world the psychological theory of archetypes …

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Ivan Pavlov

Ivan Pavlov

Discovered the knee-jerk effect Ivan Pavlov was primarily interested in physiology, but his discovery of classical conditioning heavily influenced the behaviorist movement. “Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air. Facts are the air of science. Without them a man of …

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William James

William James

The founder of modern psychology The greatest use of life is ‘to spend it for something that will outlast it’, The greatest use of life is ‘to spend it for something that will outlast it’, said William James, American philosopher, psychologist and theologian. He can be credited as the father of modern American philosophy and the person …

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Clare W. Graves

Clare W. Graves

The value systems theorist Clare W. Graves, a professor of psychology was born in New Richmond, Indiana. His claim to fame lies as the originator of the theory of adult development. Dr. Clare Graves spent most of his professional life researching and ultimately developing theories for the value systems that associate different life conditions with the …

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