List of psychologists

List of psychologists

This list includes notable psychologists and contributors to psychology, some of whom may not have thought of themselves primarily as psychologists but are included here because of their important contributions to the discipline.

Specialized lists of psychologists can be found at the articles on comparative psychology, list of clinical psychologists, list of developmental psychologists, list of educational psychologists, list of evolutionary psychologists, list of social psychologists, and list of cognitive scientists. Many psychologists included in those lists are also listed below:

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A

* Lyn Yvonne Abramson
* Alfred Adler
* Mary Ainsworth
* Hagop S Akiskal
* George Albee
* Jüri Allik
* Lauren Alloy
* Gordon Allport
* Adelbert Ames, Jr.
* Harlene Anderson
* John R. Anderson
* Nancy C. Andreasen (psychiatrist)
* Ernst Angel
* Heinz Ansbacher
* John Archer
* Michael Argyle
* Solomon Asch
* Roberto Assagioli
* John William Atkinson
* Aušra Augustinavičiūtė

B

* Alan D Badd
* Albert Bandura
* Russell Barkley
* Jerome Barkow
* Lisa Feldman Barrett
* Lawrence W. Barsalou
* Daniel Batson
* Diana Baumrind
* Aaron T. Beck (father of Cognitive Therapy, Beck Scales)
* Larry E. Beutler
* Alfred Binet
* Robert Bjork
* Theodore H. Blau (first practising clinician elected president of APA}
* Stephen F. Blinkhorn
* Gordon H. Bower
* John Bowlby (founder of attachment theory)
* Paolo Booze
* Nathaniel Branden
* Charles Brewer
* Carl Brigham
* Urie Bronfenbrenner (Ecological Systems Theory)
* Jerome Bruner
* Emily Bushnell
* David Buss
* Donn Byrne (Law of interpersonal attraction)
* Ruth M. J. Byrne

C

* Mary Whiton Calkins
* Donald T. Campbell
* James Cattell (helped establish psychology as a legitimate science)
* Raymond Cattell (Factor analysis, 16 Personality Factors and the Big Five, Fluid versus crystallized intelligence)
* Stephen J. Ceci (leading intelligence and memory specialist)
* Jean-Martin Charcot
* Nancy Chodorow
* Noam Chomsky
* Robert Cialdini
* Lee Anna Clark
* Clyde Coombs
* Leda Cosmides
* Catharine Cox
* Lee Cronbach
* Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

D

* Martin Daly
* Martin Dannecker
* John Darley
* Daniel O David
* Raymond Dean (for work as a neuropsychologist)
* Randy Dellosa
* John Dewey
* Dietrich Doerner
* Robin Dunbar
* David F. Duncan

E

* Hermann Ebbinghaus
* Derek Edwards
* Paul Ekman (pioneer in the study of emotions and their relation to facial expressions)
* Albert Ellis (founder of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, grandfather of cognitive-behavioral therapies)
* Virgilio Enriquez (founder of Filipino Psychology)
* Erik H. Erikson
* Milton H. Erickson
* John E. Exner
* Hans Eysenck

F

* Freitas-Magalhães
* Jose Fadul
* Leon Festinger
* Susan Fiske
* Edna B Foa
* Viktor Frankl
* Barbara Fredrickson
* Anna Freud
* Sigmund Freud (founder of Psychoanalysis)
* Erich Fromm
* Adrian Furnham

G

* John Gabrieli
* Gordon G. Gallup, Jr. (Mirror self-recognition (MSR) test)
* Francis Galton
* Riley Gardner
* Elmer R. Gates
* Kenneth Gergen (social constructionism)
* J. J. Gibson
* Gerd Gigerenzer (bounded rationality)
* Carol Gilligan
* Stan Gooch
* Florence Goodenough
* Elizabeth Gould
* James Gross
* Robert Grosseteste
* Félix Guattari (founder of Schizoanalysis)
* J. P. Guilford

H

* Chris Hatcher
* Jay Haley
* G. Stanley Hall
* Jane S. Halonen
* Robert Hare
* Harry Harlow
* Donald O. Hebb
* Fritz Heider
* Asgeir Helgason
* Richard Herrnstein
* Margie Holmes
* Edwin Holt
* Karen Horney
* Clark L. Hull
* Edwin Hutchins

I

* Bärbel Inhelder

J

* William James
* Kay Redfield Jamison
* Julian Jaynes
* Arthur Jensen
* Marcia K. Johnson
* Robert A. Johnson
* Philip Johnson-Laird
* Ernest Jones
* Mary Cover Jones
* Carl Gustav Jung

K

* Jerome Kagan
* Daniel Kahneman (Nobel Prize in Economics)
* Alan S. Kaufman
* Nadeen L. Kaufman
* George Kelly
* Harold Kelley
* Otto F. Kernberg (psychiatrist)
* Doreen Kimura
* Alfred Kinsey
* Melanie Klein
* Brian Knutson
* Kurt Koffka (co-founder of Gestalt psychology)
* Wolfgang Köhler (co-founder of Gestalt psychology)
* Lawrence Kohlberg
* Heinz Kohut
* Emil Kraepelin
* Elizabeth Kübler-Ross

L

* Jacques Lacan
* Ellen Langer
* Jan van der Lans
* Karl Lashley
* Bibb Latane
* Richard Lazarus
* Mark Lepper
* Kurt Lewin
* David Lewis
* Benjamin Libet
* Rensis Likert (developed the Likert Scale)
* Marsha M. Linehan
* Elizabeth Loftus
* Konrad Lorenz
* Barry Lubetkin
* Alexander Romanovich Luria/Lurija

M

* Margaret Mahler
* James G. March - (Cognitive organizational psychologist)
* Ruth Marshall
*Abraham Maslow
* William Masters and Virginia Johnson (Physicians and sexologists)
* Rollo May
* David McClelland
* James McClelland
* William McDougall
* Patrick J McGrath
* Phil McGraw
* Peter McGuffin
* Jacques Mehler
* Ronald Melzack
* Wolfgang Metzger
* Stanley Milgram
* Alice Miller
* George A. Miller
* Neal E. Miller
* Brenda Milner
* Arnold Mindell (founder of Process Oriented Psychology)
* Walter Mischel
* Jacob L. Moreno (founder of Psychodrama)
* C. Lloyd Morgan (noted for his canon)
* Orval Hobart Mowrer
* Hugo Munsterberg
* Syed Barique Mahmood

N

* Ulric Neisser
* Alexander Sutherland Neill
* Erich Neumann
* Richard Nisbett
* Donald Norman
* Kent Norman

O

* Bill O'Hanlon
* Charles E. Osgood

P

* Allan Paivio
* Linda Papadopoulos
* Gordon Parker
* Ivan Pavlov
* Fritz Perls
* Christopher Peterson
* Jean Piaget
* Steven Pinker
* Robert Plomin
* Michael Posner
* Jonathan Potter
* James W. Prescott

Q

R

* Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
* Otto Rank
* Reimut Reiche
* Ulf-Dietrich Reips
* Daniel Reisberg
* Samuel Renshaw
* Cecil R. Reynolds
* Sylvia Rimm
* Carl Rogers
* Hermann Rorschach (developed the Rorschach inkblot test)
* Eleanor Rosch
* Paul Rosenfels
* Robert Rosenthal
* Barbara Rothbaum (pioneer in the field of Virtual reality therapy)
* John Rowan
* David Rumelhart

S

* Eleanor Saffran
* Virginia Satir
* Daniel Schacter
* Stanley Schachter
* Roy Schafer
* Edgar Schein
* Gunter Schmidt
* Erich Schröger
* Walter Dill Scott
* Martin Seligman
* Tamara Sher
* Sara Shettleworth
* Morita Shoma
* Volkmar Sigusch
* Herbert Simon (Nobel Prize in Economics)
* Theodore Simon
* B. F. Skinner
* Paul Slovic
* Stanley Smith Stevens
* Charles Spearman
* Robert Sternberg
* Harry Stack Sullivan
* Hal Stone (co-creator of Voice Dialogue and Psychology of Selves)
* Sidra Stone (co-creator of Voice Dialogue and Psychology of Selves)
* William Swann
* José Szapocznik

T

* Lewis Terman
* Edward Thorndike
* L. L. Thurstone
* Edward Titchener
* Edward C. Tolman
* John Tooby
* Ellis Paul Torrance
* Anne Treisman
* Jeanne Tsai
* Endel Tulving
* Elliot Turiel (founder of Domain Theory, the primary challenge to Kohlberg's stages of moral development)
* Amos Tversky
* David Tzuriel

U

* Dimitri Uznadze

V

* Alfons Vansteenwegen
* Lev Vygotsky
* J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner

W

* Henri Wallon (French psychologist)
* Hans-Jürgen Walter (founder of Gestalt Theoretical Psychotherapy)
* Brian Wansink
* Margaret Floy Washburn (First female PhD in psychology)
* John B. Watson
* Paul Watzlawick
* David Wechsler
* Karl E. Weick - (Cognitive organizational psychologist)
* Robert Weimar
* Max Wertheimer (co-founder of Gestalt psychology)
* Michael White (founder of Narrative Therapy)
* Ken Wilber (Transpersonal psychology, then Integral psychology)
* Glenn D Wilson (Personality and sexual behaviour)
* Donald Woods Winnicott
* Robert S. Woodworth
* Wilhelm Wundt (father of Experimental psychology)

X

Y

* Robert Yerkes

Z

* Robert J. Zajonc
* Oliver Zangwill
* René Zazzo
* Bluma Zeigarnik
* Philip Zimbardo

Pre-modern theorists

* Haly Abbas (Ali ibn Abbas al-Majusi)
* Alhazen (Ibn al-Haytham)
* Alkindus (Al-Kindi)
* Alpharabius (Al-Farabi)
* Aristotle
* Avenzoar (Ibn Zuhr)
* Averroes (Ibn Rushd)
* Avicenna (Ibn Sina)
* Ahmed ibn Sahl al-Balkhi
* Abū Rayhān al-Bīrūnī
* Buddhaghosa
* René Descartes
* Søren Kierkegaard
* Moses Maimonides
* Rhazes (Muhammad ibn Zakarīya Rāzi)
* Ali ibn Sahl Rabban al-Tabari
* Ibn Tufail

ee also

* List of cognitive scientists
* List of clinical psychologists
* List of developmental psychologists
* List of educational psychologists
* List of people by occupation
* List of social psychologists
*List of psychiatrists


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