June 30, 2021
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⟶ Updated 21 Feb 2020 ⟶
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Plato suggests the center of mental process: the brain. Aristotle suggests the heart 52 years later.
Franz Gall writes about phrenology.
Wilhelm Wundt founds the first experimental psychology lab in Leipzig, Germany. Psychology becomes it's own field of study.
L'Année Psychologique in Paris, France is founded by Alfred Binet
Edward Thorndike develops "The Law of Effect."
Sigmund Freud publishes the ‘Interpretation of Dreams’ marking the beginning of Psychoanalytic Thought.
Pavlov, using a bell, trains a dog to salivate at the bell's sound.
Max Wertheimer publishes his research on the "phi phenomenon."
Albert Ellis publishes "Reason and Emotion in Psychotherapy."
Aaron Beck publishes his model suggesting that thoughts play a significant role in depression.
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