Greatest Psychologists of All Time


The Top Ten

1 Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist and the father of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.

He has some really interesting and bizarre theories - ryanrimmel

He was a cocaine addict who prescribed it to virtually every patient for any reason. It likely was that coke addiction which lead him to the delusion that virtually ALL emotional problems and mental illnesses stemmed from the sex drive. He was a consummate quack, but his scam of perpetual "psychoanalysis" has given several generations of kindred quacks a very nice living.

2 B. F. Skinner

Skinner was a "behavior-modification" ghoul; a brainwasher whose goal was the indoctrination of schoolchildren for acceptance of totalist government.

3 Albert Bandura

He gave the phrase "self efficacy" which is one of the most brilliant observations on human behavior. - LightningBlade

4 Jean Piaget
5 Carl Gustav Jung

Without a doubt man who had intellect of un-imaginable proportions, is certainly one of the few who could see glimpses behind conscious reality. Paramount ability for introspection and identification of thoughts, he did set profound stones for future psychologists.

6 Erik Erikson
7 William James William James
8 Carl Rogers
9 Ivan Pavlov

His biological study turns psychological after his historic experiment. - LightningBlade

10 Abraham Maslow

The Contenders

11 Hans Eysenck

He made those personality tests we use today. - LightningBlade

12 Lev Vygotsky
13 Kurt Lewin
14 Alfred Adler
15 Edward Thorndike
16 Karl Arnold
17 Stanley Howard
18 Isabel Briggs Myers
19 Katharine Cook Briggs
20 Wilhelm Wundt

He started the first psychological laboratory. - LightningBlade

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