Early makings of psychology 2

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1877 JEAN MARTIN- CHARCOT produces LECTURES ON THE DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

1879 WILHELM WUNDT founds the first laboratory of experimental psychology in Leipzig Germany

1883 EMIL KRAEPELIN publishesthe TEXTBOOK of PSYCHIATRY

1885 HERMANN EBBINGHAUS details his experiments learning nonsense syllables in his book MEMORY

1887 G STANLEY HALL publishes the first edition of the AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY

1889 PIERRE JANET suggests that hysteria involves dissociation and splitting of the personality

1890 WILLIAM JAMES the father of psychology publishes PRINCIPLES of PSYCHOLOGY

1895 ALFRED BINET opens the first laboratory of PSYCHODIAGNOSIS

These were the early foundations laid for the next generation of psychologists,  at the turn of the century, to develop a truly objective study of mind and behaviour, and to apply their own new theories to the treatment of mental disorders.

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