Ivan Pavlov

Birth date: September 26 1849 Death date: February 27 1936

Backround

  • Ivan Pavlov is the oldest of 11 children
  • Pavlov was seriously injured when he fell from a high wall onto stone pavement he didn't go to formal schooling until he was 11 years old as a result of his injuries.
  • Attend the university of St. Petersburg
  • Pavlov's former house is now the Pavlov Memorial Museum in Ryazan, Russia.
  • Won the Noble Prize in Psychology

Contributions to Psychology

Came up with the theory of classical conditioning.