4 of the Most Influential Psychologists

12 Sept 2022

Who are Psychologists?

Psychologists can assist people to learn to cope with stressful situations, overcome addictions, manage chronic illnesses, and administer tests and evaluations that might aid in the diagnosis of a problem or reveal more about a person's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

5 of the Most Influential Psychologists

  • B. F. Skinner : B.F. Skinner's staunch behaviorism made him a dominating force in psychology and therapy techniques based on his theories are still used extensively today, including behavior modification and token economies. Skinner is remembered for his concepts of operant conditioning and schedules of reinforcement. 

  • Jean Piaget: Jean Piaget's concept of cognitive improvement had a profound impact on psychology, mainly the information on kids' highbrow increase. His studies contributed to the increase of developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, genetic epistemology, and training reform. Albert Einstein as soon defined Piaget's observations on   a kid's highbrow increase and idea strategies as a discovery "so easy simplest a genius ought to have an idea of it."

  • Sigmund Freud: When individuals think of psychology, numerous tend to think of Sigmund Freud. His work upheld the conviction that not all mental ailments have physiological causes. He moreover advertised prove that social contrasts have an effect on brain research and behavior. His work contributed to our understanding of human advancement, identity, clinical brain research, and unusual brain research.

  • Ivan Pavlov: Ivan Pavlov was a Russian physiologist whose inquiry about conditioned reflexes and classical conditioning impacted the rise of behaviorism in psychology. Pavlov's exploratory strategies made a difference move psychology absent from contemplation and subjective appraisals to the objective estimation of behavior.


[1] verywellmind, '10 of the Most Influential Psychologists' (online, 2022) <https://www.verywellmind.com/most-influential-psychologists-2795264>

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Such an interesting read
We should learna lot from the Pycycologist
In all the years of my life I have never for once seen a psychologist in my country. Maybe it is because I don't go out much, I don't make findings but I've never for once heard someone say I am going to see the psychologist