Timeline of Psychology

Timeline of Psychology

Timeline of Psychology http://www.all-about-psychology.com/ If you’re interested in psychology I hope you found this video interesting. There have been so many important landmarks in the history of psychology it was difficult to decide what to include. With this in mind, if you think that there is something missing please leave a comment to let me know what it is.


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July 6, 2013 / 5 Comments / by / in
  • How can I get this video to download it to my iPad

  • how about Martin Seligman, Positive Psychology??

  • thank U 🙂 

  • good resource for general psychology

  • Comprised Content from Video:

    1874: Franz Brentano publishes Psychology from an Empirical Standpoint
    1876: Mind: A Quarterly review of psychology and philosophy is launched. It is the first published journal devoted to psychological research.
    1879: Wilhelm Wundt establishes the first experimental laboratory of psychology in Leipzig, Germany
    1890: William James publishes the scientific and literary classic Principles of Psychology
    1894: Margaret Flow Washburn becomes the first woman in the U.S. to be awarded a Ph.D. in psychology
    1906: Ivan Pavlov publishes the scientific investigation of the psychical faculties or processes in the higher animals. This groundbreaking work on conditioned reflexes appears in both The Lancet and The British Medical Journal.
    1909: Sigmund Freud delivers five landmark lectures at Clark University during his only visit to the U.S.
    1920: John B Watson and Rosalie Rayner publish Conditioned Emotional Reactions, one of the most (in)famous psychology studies ever conducted, known as "The Case of Little Albert" the study attempted to show how fear could be induced in an infant through classical conditioning.
    1924: Jean Piaget publishes the Language and Thought of the Child.
    1935: Kurt Koffka publishes Principles of Gestalt Psychology.
    1938: B.F. skinner publishes the behavior of organisms. This classic work lays the theoretical foundations for operant science and the experimental analysis of behavior.
    1942: Carl Rogers publishes Counseling and Psychotherapy, a landmark work in the history of client-centered therapy.
    1943: Abraham Maslow publishes a theory of human motivation. It is the first published representation of self-actualization at the pinnacle of a hierarchy of human needs.
    1949: "Father of Cognitive Neuroscience" Donald Hebb publishes the Organization of Behavior. This classic work introduces many pioneering neuropsychological concepts.
    1951: The first edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-1 is published.
    1956: George Armitage miller publishes the Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on our Capacity for Processing Information. This classic paper on memory research is regarded as one of the first contributions to the "Cognitive Revolution."
    1961: Albert Bandura publishes Transmission of Aggression Through Imitation of Aggressive Models. Known as "The Bobo Doll Experiment," it was the first study to explore the impact of televised violence on children.
    1963: Stanley Milgram publishes Behavioral Study of Obedience. The Milgram Experiment as it would become known is one of the most famous and controversial psychology studies of all time.
    1967: Ulric Neisser publishes Cognitive Psychology. This seminal work is instrumental in establishing the discipline within mainstream psychology.
    1971: Philip Zimbardo conducts his landmark Stanford Prison Experiment which shows how situations and systems can make good people do bad things by creating the conditions in which those in positions of power dehumanize those in less powerful positions.
    1974: Alan Baddeley and Graham Hitch outline their model of working memory.
    1978: Edward Osborne Wilson publishes on human nature, a landmark text in the history of evolutionary psychology.
    1986: Albert Bandura publishes Social Foundations of Thought And Action: A Social Cognitive Theory. Expanding on his work on social learning theory the book is widely considered a modern classic within psychology.
    2007: Philip Zimbardo publishes The Lucifer Effect in which he discusses the findings from his classic Stanford Prison Experiment and what they tell us about contemporary events such as the Abu Ghraib Prison abuses in Iraq.
    2013: The Fifth Edition of The Diagnostic And Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 is published.

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