EVOLUTION PSYCHOLOGY

BC 4-5 century: Psychology the science of soul

          Main philosophers: Aristotle, Plato and Democritus

AD 18-19 century: Psychology the science of mind

          Main philosophers: Kant, Locke, Hobbes and Descartes

Ad 19-20 century: Psychology the science of consciousness

          Main psychologists: William James and Wilhelm Wundt

20 Century: Psychology the science of behavior

          Main psychologist: Watson, Skinner, Tolman and Pillsbury

Wilhelm Wundt is known as the founder of modern Psychology. He is also known as the father of experimental psychology. He set up a laboratory for psychology for the first time in 1879 at the University of Leipzig, Germany.

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