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PSYC 422 History of Psychology in Context: Biographical Information

A resource guide for the History and Systems of Psychology course

Alfred Binet

Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology

This resource is located on reserve at the OSF Circulation desk (Call # BF 109 .A1 P67 1991).  Here are the autobiographies listed within each volume of this 6-volume set:

Vol. 1:

  • Francis Galton
  • William James
  • Ivan Petrovich Pavlov
  • Sigmund Freud
  • Mary Whiton Calkins
  • Joseph Jastrow
  • E.B. Titchener
  • Ethel Puffer
  • Harvey Carr
  • Edward L. Thorndike
  • C.G. Jung
  • John B. Watson
  • Max Wertheimer
  • Clark L. Hull
  • Edward Chace Tolman
  • Leta Stetter Hollingsworth
  • WolgangKohler
  • Walter S. Hunter
  • Edna Heidbreder
  • Karl Spencer Lashley
  • Harry Stack Sullivan
  • Robert Choate Tryon

Vol. 2:

  • Gustav Theodor Fechner
  • Dorothea Dix
  • Ivan Mikhailovich Sechenov
  • John Dewey
  • Lightner Witmer
  • William Stern
  • Robert M. Yerkes
  • Lillian Gilbreth
  • Harry Hollingworth
  • Edwin Ray Guthrie
  • Carl Murchison
  • Edgar A. Doll
  • Joseph Banks Rhine
  • William Emet Blatz
  • Barbara Stoddard Burks
  • Donald Olding Hebb
  • James J. Gibson
  • Clarence Graham
  • Paul Harkai Schiller
  • Silvan S. Tomkins
  • Stanley Milgram

Vol. 3:

  • Laurens Perseus Hickok
  • Charles Darwin
  • Wilhelm Wundt
  • Hermann Ebbinghaus
  • Alfred Binet
  • L.L. Thurstone
  • Kurt Lewin
  • Floyd Henry Allport
  • Jean Piaget
  • Karl Duncker
  • Milton Erickson
  • Zing-Yang Kuo
  • Myrtle McGraw
  • Henry W. Nissen
  • Carl Rogers
  • Burrhus Frederick Skinner
  • Kenneth W. Spence
  • David Krech
  • Benton J. Underwood
  • Leon Festinger

Vol. 4:

  • Thomas Upham
  • Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz
  • George Croom Robertson
  • Carl Stumpf
  • Georg Elias Muller
  • Charles E. Spearman
  • Hugo Munsterberg
  • Lewis Terman
  • Sir Frederic Charles Bartlett
  • Karen Horney
  • Francis Cecil Sumner
  • Fritz Heider
  • T.C. Schneirla
  • Starke Rosecrans Hathaway
  • Evelyn Hooker
  • Frank A. Beach
  • Carl Iver Hovland
  • Stuart W. Cook
  • Roger W. sperry
  • Hans Eysenck
  • Sigmund Koch

Vol. 5:

  • Gottfried Wilhelm Liebniz
  • G. Stanley Hall
  • Harry Kirke Wolfe
  • James Rowland Angell
  • Margaret Floy Washburn
  • William McDougall
  • June Etta Downey
  • Kurt Goldstein
  • Walter Van Dyke Bingham
  • Albert Michotte
  • Wolfgang Metzger
  • Nancy Bayley
  • Egon Brunswik
  • Leona Tyler
  • Solomon Asch
  • Anne Anastasi
  • Harry Frederick Harlow
  • Frederick M. Lord
  • Mary Ainsworth
  • Floyd Ratliff

Vol. 6:

  • Edmund Clark Sanford
  • James McKeen Cattell
  • Charles henry Turner
  • Robert S. Woodworth
  • Karl M. Dallenbach
  • Frieda Fromm-Reichmann
  • Marion Almira Bills
  • Calvin Perry Stone
  • Donald G. Paterson
  • Coleman Roberts Griffith
  • Henry a. Murray
  • Mary Cover Jones
  • Davod Sjalpw
  • Magda B. Arnold
  • Nikolaas Tinbergen
  • Abraham H. Maslow
  • Kenneth B. Clark

Biographical Resources online

Biographical Resources in Print

The following print resources may help you find biographical information.  Several of these resources are available on Reserve in the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library on the St. Paul campus:

Models of Achievement: Reflections of Eminent Women in Psychology

This resource is located on reserve at the OSF Circulation desk (Call # BF 109 .A1 M6 1983).  Here are the autobiographies listed within each volume of this 3-volume set:

Vol. 1:

  • Katharine M. Banham
  • Myrtle B. McGraw
  • Ruth W. Howard
  • Alice I. Bryan
  • Lois Barclay Murphy
  • Margaret Ives
  • Mildren B. Mitchell
  • Eugenia Hanfmann
  • Molly R. Harrower
  • Thelma G. Alper
  • Mary D. Salter Ainsworth
  • Mary Henle
  • Margaret Hubbard Jones
  • Mary J. Wright
  • Mamie Phipps Clark
  • Carolyn Wood Sherif

Vol. 2:

  • Lois Hayden Meek Stolz
  • Leona E. Tyler
  • Anne Anastasi
  • Marie Skodak Crissey
  • Erika Fromm
  • Lillian E. Troll
  • Olga E. de Cillis Engelhardt
  • Patricia Cain Smith
  • Jane Loevinger
  • Frances K. Graham
  • Janet Taylor spence
  • Dorothy Hansen Eichorn
  • Carolyn Robertson Payton
  • Martha T. Mednick
  • Martha E. Bernal
  • Florence L. Denmark
  • Bonnie R. Strickland

Vol. 3:

  • Frances Mitchell Culbertson
  • Patricia M. Bricklin
  • Frances Degen Horowitz
  • Norine G. Johnson
  • Sandra Wood Scarr
  • Dorothy W. Cantor
  • Diane J. Willis
  • Elaine Hatfield
  • Phyllis A. Katz
  • Linda M Bartoshuk
  • Patricia Keith-Spiegel
  • Kay Deaux
  • Judith E.N. Albino
  • Margaret W. Matlin
  • Pamela Trotman Reid
  • Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
  • Diane F. Halpern
  • Janet Shibley Hyde
  • Lillian Comas-Diaz

A History of Psychology in Autobiography

This resource is located on reserve at the OSF Circulation desk (Call # BF 105 .H57) as well as online. For the online version, click on the Volume number link below. Here are the autobiographies listed within each volume of this 9-volume set:

Vol. 1

  • James Mark Baldwin
  • Mary Whiton Calkins
  • Edouard Claparede
  • Raymond Dodge
  • Pierre Janet
  • Joseph Jastrow
  • F. Kiesow
  • William McDougall
  • Carl Emil Seashore
  • C. Spearman
  • William Stern
  • Carl Stumpg
  • Howard C. Warren
  • Theodor Ziehen
  • H. Zwaardemaker

Vol. 2

  • Benjamin Bourdon
  • James Drever
  • Knight Dunlap
  • Guilio Cesare Ferrari
  • Shepherd Ivory Franz
  • Karl Groos
  • Gerardus Heymans
  • Harald Hoffding
  • Charles H. Judd
  • C. Lloyd Morgan
  • Walter B. Pillsbury
  • Lewis M. Terman
  • Margaret Floy Washburn
  • Robert S. Woodworth
  • Robert Mearns Yerkes

Vol. 3

  • James Rowland Angell
  • Frederic Charles Bartlett
  • Madison Bentley
  • Harvey A. Carr
  • Sante De Sactis
  • Joseph Frobes
  • O. Klemm
  • Karl Marbe
  • Charles Samuel Myers
  • E.W. Scripture
  • Edward Lee Thorndike
  • John Broadus Watson
  • Wilhelm Wirth

Vol. 4

  • Walter Van Dyke Bingham
  • Edwin Garrigues Boring
  • Cyril Burt
  • Richard M. Elliott
  • Agostino Gemelli
  • Arnold Gesell
  • Clark L. Hull
  • Walter S. Hunter
  • David Katz
  • Albert Michotte
  • Jean Piaget
  • Henri Pieron
  • Godfrey Thomson
  • L.L. Thurstone
  • Edward Chace Tolman

Vol. 5

  • Gordon W. Allport
  • Leonard Carmichael
  • Karl M. Dallenbach
  • John F. Dashiell
  • James J. Gibson
  • Kurt Goldstein
  • J.P. Guilford
  • Harry Helson
  • Walter R. Miles
  • Gardner Murphy
  • Henry A. Murray
  • Sidney L. Pressey
  • Carl Rogers
  • B.F. Skinner
  • Morris S. Viteles

Vol. 6

  • Floyd H. Allport
  • Frank A. Beach
  • Raymond B. Cattell
  • Clarence H. Graham
  • Ernest Ropiequet Hilgard
  • Otto Klineberg
  • Jerzy Konorski
  • David Krech
  • A.R. Luria
  • Margaret Mead
  • O. Hobart Mowrer
  • Theodore M. Newcomb
  • S.S. Stevens

Vol. 7

  • Anne Anastasi
  • Donald E. Broadbent
  • Jerome S. Bruner
  • Hans Jurgen Eysenck
  • Frank A. Geldard
  • Eleanor J. Gibson
  • D.O. Hebb
  • Quinn McNemar
  • Charles E. Osgood
  • Robert R. Sears
  • Herbert A. Simon

Vol. 8

  • Roger G. Barker
  • Roger Brown
  • Lee J. Cronback
  • William K. Estes
  • Fritz Heider
  • Leo M. Hurvich and Dorothea Jameson
  • Barbel Inhelder
  • R. Duncan Luce
  • Eleanor E. Maccoby
  • Paul E. Meehl
  • George A. Miller
  • Carl Pfaffmann
  • Stanley Schachter

Vol. 9

  • Elliot Aronson
  • Albert Bandura
  • Gordon H. Bower
  • Jerome Kagan
  • Daniel Kahneman
  • Elizabeth F. Loftus
  • Walter Mischel
  • Ulric Neisser
  • Richard F. Thompson