Wilhelm Wundt

Wundt, Wilhelm Max

Wilhelm Max Wundt (vĬl´hĕlm mäks vŏŏnt), 1832–1920, German physiologist and psychologist. From 1875 he taught at Leipzig, where he founded the first laboratory for experimental psychology. Wundt stressed the use of scientific methods in psychology, particularly through the use of introspection. The German psychiatrist, Emil Kraepelin, was his student. His works include Elements of Folk Psychology (tr. 1916, repr. 1983), and Introduction to Psychology (1911, tr. 1912).

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Wilhelm Wundt: Selected full-text books and articles

FREE! The Classical Psychologists: Selections Illustrating Psychology from Anaxagoras to Wundt By Benjamin Rand Houghton Mifflin Company, 1912
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The History of Psychology: Fundamental Questions By Margaret P. Munger Oxford University Press, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 23 "Wilhelm Wundt"
Approaches to Psychology By William E. Glassman; Marilyn Hadad Open University Press, 2004
American Pragmatism: A Religious Genealogy By M. Gail Hamner Oxford University Press, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 2 "Wilhelm Wundt: Relational Processes: Physiological Psychology and Its Social Consequences"
Companion to the History of Modern Science By R. C. Olby; G. N. Cantor; J. R. R. Christie; M. J. S. Hodge Routledge, 1990
A History of Scientific Psychology: Its Origins and Philosophical Backgrounds By D. B. Klein Basic Books, 1970
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 23 "Wundt and the Scientific Foreground"
Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology By Gregory A. Kimble; Michael C. Wertheimer American Psychological Association, vol.3, 1998
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "Leipzig, Wilhelm Wundt, and Psychology's Gilded Age"
A Hundred Years of Psychology: 1833-1933 By J. C. Flugel; Donald J. West Basic Books, 1964
Librarian’s tip: Chap. VIII "Wundt and the Beginning of Experimental Psychology"
Systematic Psychology: Prolegomena By Edward Bradford Titchener The Macmillan Company, 1929
Librarian’s tip: "Introduction: Brentano and Wundt: Empirical and Experimental Psychology" begins on p.1
The Mind's New Science: A History of the Cognitive Revolution By Howard Gardner Basic Books, 1987
Librarian’s tip: "Wundt's Program" begins on p. 102
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