August 16, 1832|
Neckarau (belongs to Mannheim, Germany today)
|Died||August 31, 1920Großbothen near Leipzig, Germany(aged 88)|
|Alma mater||University of Heidelberg|
|Known for||Psychology, Structuralism|
|Institutions||University of Leipzig|
|Doctoral students||Edward B. Titchener, G. Stanley Hall, Oswald Kulpe, Hugo Munsterberg, Vladimir Bekhterev, James McKeen Cattell, Lightner Witmer|
Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt (August 16 1832– August 31 1920) was a German medical doctor, psychologist, physiologist, and professor. Together with William James, he is regarded as the father of psychology. In 1879, Wundt founded the one of first formal laboratory for psychological research at the University of Leipzig, and the first journal for psychological research in 1881.