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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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Top 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A[edit]

Haly Abbas (Ali ibn Abbas al-Majusi) Alfred Adler Mary Ainsworth George Albee Jüri Allik Lauren Alloy Gordon Allport, personality psychology Adelbert Ames, Jr. Harlene Anderson John R. Anderson Ernst Angel Heinz Ansbacher Michael Argyle Magda B. Arnold Solomon Asch Roberto Assagioli John William Atkinson Aušra Augustinavičiūtė Averroes
Averroes
(Ibn Rushd) Virginia Axline, play therapy

B[edit]

Arthur J. Bachrach, underwater and extreme environments Alan Baddeley Renee Baillargeon Ahmed ibn Sahl al-Balkhi Albert Bandura, social learning theory Aron K. Barbey Russell Barkley Jerome Barkow Dermot Barnes-Holmes Simon Baron-Cohen Deirdre Barrett, dreams and hypnosis Lisa Feldman Barrett Lawrence W. Barsalou Frederic Bartlett Daniel Batson Diana Baumrind Geoffrey Beattie, body language, psychology in sustainable consumption Hubert Benoit Richard Bentall Larry E. Beutler, systematic treatment selection Alfred Binet, intelligence testing Robert A. Bjork Ray Blanchard, sexology Theodore H. Blau, first practising clinician elected President of the APA Stephen F. Blinkhorn Paul Bloom Edmund Bourne Gordon H. Bower John Bowlby, attachment theory Nathaniel Branden, self-esteem, objectivism Franz Brentano Carl Brigham Dennis E. Broadbent Donald Broadbent, cognitive psychology Urie Bronfenbrenner, ecological systems theory Kelly Brownell Jerome Bruner, child development Emily Bushnell David Buss Brian Butterworth Ruth M. J. Byrne

C[edit]

Mary Whiton Calkins Donald T. Campbell Susan Carey 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, intelligence and memory Jean-Martin Charcot Nancy Chodorow Noam Chomsky Robert Cialdini Kenneth B. Clark Lee Anna Clark Clyde Coombs Cary Cooper Suzanne Corkin Leda Cosmides Catharine Cox Lee Cronbach, testing and measurement Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, happiness and creativity

D[edit]

Martin Daly Martin Dannecker John Darley Daniel O David Raymond Dean, neuropsychology Randy Dellosa John Dewey, functional psychology Ed Diener, happiness Dietrich Doerner Robin Dunbar David F. Duncan

E[edit]

Hermann Ebbinghaus, experimental study of memory Jennifer Eberhardt, racial bias in criminal justice Paul Ekman, emotions and facial expressions Albert Ellis, founder of rational emotive behavior therapy, founder of cognitive-behavioral therapies Hadyn Ellis Virgilio Enriquez, founder of Filipino psychology Erik H. Erikson, Erikson's stages of psychosocial development Milton H. Erickson John E. Exner, developed the comprehensive system for administering, coding, and interpreting the Rorschach test Hans Eysenck

F[edit]

Norman Farberow Gustav Fechner, founder of psychophysics Leon Festinger, cognitive dissonance Cordelia Fine Susan Fiske Edna B. Foa Viktor Frankl, founder of logotherapy Marie-Louise von Franz Barbara Fredrickson Armindo Freitas-Magalhães Anna Freud Sigmund Freud Erich Fromm Adrian Furnham

G[edit]

John Gabrieli Gordon G. Gallup, Jr., mirror self-recognition (MSR) test Francis Galton Laszlo Garai Riley Gardner Elmer R. Gates Susan Gathercole Bertram Gawronski Kenneth Gergen, social constructionism Hans-Werner Gessmann, humanistic psychodrama J. J. Gibson Gerd Gigerenzer, bounded rationality Gustave Gilbert Carol Gilligan Fernand Gobet, cognitive psychology Stan Gooch Christian Gostečnik, clinical psychology and marriage-and-family therapist Irving I. Gottesman, behavioral genetics Richard Green, sexology Florence Goodenough John Gottman, marital stability and relationships Elizabeth Gould James Gross Robert Grosseteste Félix Guattari, founder of schizoanalysis J. P. Guilford Edwin Ray Guthrie Daniel Gilbert, social psychology

H[edit]

Jonathan Haidt Jay Haley G. Stanley Hall Robert D. Hare Harry Harlow Chris Hatcher Steven C. Hayes Donald O. Hebb Fritz Heider Asgeir Helgason Hermann von Helmholtz Hubert Hermans Richard Herrnstein William Edmund Hick James Hillman Margie Holmes Edwin Holt Keith Holyoak Lara Honos-Webb Bruce Hood, developmental cognitive neuroscience Karen Horney Clark L. Hull Nicholas Humphrey Edwin Hutchins

I[edit]

Bärbel Inhelder

J[edit]

William James, James–Lange theory of emotion, psychology of religion Marie Jahoda Kay Redfield Jamison, clinical psychology, bipolar disorder Joseph Jastrow Julian Jaynes Arthur Jensen Marcia K. Johnson Mark H. Johnson Philip Johnson-Laird, cognition, psychology of reasoning Ernest Jones Mary Cover Jones Carl Jung, analytical psychology

K[edit]

Jerome Kagan Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize in Economics, behavioral finance and hedonic psychology Mieko Kamiya Jacob Robert Kantor, organized scientific values into a coherent system of psychology Nancy Kanwisher Rachel and Stephen Kaplan, environmental psychology Leonard Katz Alan S. Kaufman Nadeen L. Kaufman Alan Kazdin David Keirsey George Kelly Harold Kelley Otto F. Kernberg Antoni Kępiński Doreen Kimura, sex and cognition Akiyoshi Kitaoka Melanie Klein Brian Knutson Kurt Koffka, co-founder of Gestalt psychology Wolfgang Köhler, co-founder of Gestalt psychology Lawrence Kohlberg, moral psychology Heinz Kohut Arthur Kornhauser, industrial psychologist Stephen Kosslyn Elizabeth Kübler-Ross Fritz Künkel, we-psychology

L[edit]

Jacques Lacan George Trumbull Ladd Ellen Langer Jan van der Lans Karl Lashley Bibb Latane Jan Lauwereyns Richard Lazarus Timothy Leary Mark Lepper Jerre Levy, lateralization of brain function Kurt Lewin, social psychology David Lewis Rensis Likert, Likert Scale Marsha M. Linehan Elizabeth Loftus, memory Konrad Lorenz Barry Lubetkin Alexander Luria

M[edit]

Margaret Mahler, Hungarian, central figure in psychoanalysis George Mandler Jean Matter Mandler James G. March, cognitive organizational psychology Abraham Maslow, Maslow's hierarchy of needs William Masters and Virginia Johnson, sexology Rollo May Rufus May Dan P. McAdams David McClelland James McClelland William McDougall Patrick J McGrath Phil McGraw Rivka Bertisch Meir John Money Peter McGuffin David McNeill George Herbert Mead Paul Meehl Jacques Mehler Andrew Meltzoff Ronald Melzack Wolfgang Metzger David E. Meyer Stanley Milgram Alice Miller Jacques-Alain Miller Munesuke Mita George A. Miller Neal E. Miller, biofeedback Theodore Millon, personality disorders Brenda Milner Arnold Mindell, process oriented psychology Walter Mischel Jacob L. Moreno, psychodrama C. Lloyd Morgan, canon John Morton Orval Hobart Mowrer Georg Elias Müller Henry Murray Hugo Münsterberg Charles Samuel Myers

N[edit]

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

O[edit]

Bill O'Hanlon Charles E. Osgood J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner

P[edit]

Allan Paivio Linda Papadopoulos Ivan Pavlov Fritz Perls Christopher Peterson Jordan Peterson Jean Piaget, Piagetian psychology and genetic epistemology Robert O. Pihl Steven Pinker, experimental psychology, cognitive science Robert Plomin Michael Posner Jonathan Potter James W. Prescott Lorine Livingston Pruette Zenon Pylyshyn, cognitive psychology

R[edit]

Vilayanur S. Ramachandran Otto Rank Rosalie Rayner Reimut Reiche Ulf-Dietrich Reips Daniel Reisberg Robert Remez Samuel Renshaw Cecil R. Reynolds Judith Rich Harris Sylvia Rimm Carl Rogers, person-centered therapy Eleanor Rosch Paul Rosenfels Robert Rosenthal Barbara Rothbaum, virtual reality therapy John Rowan Philip Rubin David Rumelhart A. John Rush Michelle K. Ryan

S[edit]

Jeanne Safer, psychotherapy Eleanor Saffran Tamaki Saitō Virginia Satir Shlomo Sawilowsky, psychometrics, construct validity for the multitrait-multimethod matrix Daniel Schacter Stanley Schachter, affiliation studies, two factor theory of emotion Roy Schafer K. Warner Schaie Edgar Schein Gunter Schmidt Kirk Schneider, existential-integrative therapy Erich Schröger Walter Dill Scott Martin Seligman, learned helplessness, positive psychology Francine Shapiro, founder of EMDR Tamara Sher Sara Shettleworth Hunter B. Shirley Morita Shoma Volkmar Sigusch Herbert A. Simon, Nobel Prize in Economics Théodore Simon, French psychologist who developed the Binet-Simon scale B. F. Skinner, founder of radical behaviorism Victor Skumin Paul Slovic Stanley Smith Stevens Charles Spearman Elizabeth Spelke Sabina Spielrein Robert Sternberg Saul Sternberg Paul Stevenson George M. Stratton, founder of UC Berkeley's department of psychology Harry Stack Sullivan Carl Stumpf William Swann Norbert Schwarz José Szapocznik

T[edit]

Ali ibn Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Henri Tajfel, prejudice, social identity Jeffrey S. Tanaka Lewis Terman Sharon Thompson-Schill Edward Thorndike, puzzle boxes, connectionism L. L. Thurstone, pioneer in psychometrics and psychophysics Edward Titchener Edward C. Tolman John Tooby Ellis Paul Torrance Anne Treisman, visual attention, object perception, and memory. Jeanne Tsai Endel Tulving Elliot Turiel, founder of domain theory (primary challenge to Kohlberg's stages of moral development) John Turner, collaborated with Tajfel on social identity theory and later developed self-categorization theory Amos Tversky David Tzuriel

U[edit]

Dimitri Uznadze

V[edit]

Douglas Vakoch Alfons Vansteenwegen Lev Vygotsky

W[edit]

Henri Wallon, French psychology Hans-Jürgen Walter, founder of Gestalt theoretical psychotherapy Brian Wansink Margaret Floy Washburn, first female psychology PhD John B. Watson, Watsonian behaviorism Paul Watzlawick Ernst Heinrich Weber David Wechsler Karl E. Weick, cognitive organizational psychology Robert Weimar Max Wertheimer, co-founder of Gestalt psychology Drew Westen Michael White, founder of narrative therapy Ken Wilber, transpersonal psychology, then integral psychology Glenn D. Wilson, personality and sexual behaviour Richard Wiseman Gustav Adolf Wohlgemuth Donald Woods Winnicott Robert S. Woodworth Wilhelm Wundt, father of experimental psychology Karen Wynn

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Y[edit]

Robert Yerkes Irvin D. Yalom

Z[edit]

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

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List of clinical psychologists List of cognitive scientists List of developmental psychologists List of educational psychologists List of people by occupation List of psychiatrists List of social psychologists WikiProject Women of psychology

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