Wilhelm Wundt

August 16, 1832-August 31, 1920

Contribution to Psychology

Wilhelm Wundt is famous for founding experimental psychology, establishing the first experimental psychology laboratory, and training several generations of important American and European psychologists.
He received a medical degree at the University of Heidelberg in 1856. He wrote “Contributions to the Theory of Sense Perception (1858 to 1862).


He had established experimental psychology as an independent science in the world of learning by 1920. Many of his experimental methods is still used today.