William James

By: Iman Omar

Background

  • William James was an American Philosopher and Psychologist, he was even trained as a Physician. His wife's name is Alice Gibbens and his one son Henry James.
  • He went to Harvard University, Medical School, and Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • William James had a major impact on the way we look at the mind, the body and the world.

source- Wikipedia.com, http://www.biography.com/people/william-james-9352726


Date Of Birth and Death

Date of Birth: January 11, 1842

Date of Death: August 26, 1910

Contribution to Psychology

  • published The Principles of Psychology
  • Published Will to Believe and Other Essays
  • he was the first educator to offer a Psychology course in the U.S.