The Great Beginnings

  • Johann Friedrich Herbart
  • Wilhelm Wundt
  • Edward Bradford Titchener
  • William James
  • John Dewey
  • Robert Sessions Woodworth
  • Edward L. Thorndike


Contemporary psychological theory is far from uniform. Psychologists are divided to a greater extent than are physicists or biologists. Psychological systems differ in methods of research, in the selection of problems to be studied, and in conclusions arrived at. When psychologists, like all other scientists, form theories or general and comprehensive systems of interpretation of their empirical findings, the differences among them are quite apparent.


Sensory Nerve Psychological Theory Common Root Overt Behavior Temporal Contiguity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johann Friedrich Herbart
  • Wilhelm Wundt
  • Edward Bradford Titchener
  • William James
  • John Dewey
  • Robert Sessions Woodworth
  • Edward L. Thorndike

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