G. Stanley Hall
Background and Facts
- Born: 1844
- Died: 1924
- Lived in Ashfield, Massachusetts.
- G. Stanley Hall was known as a pioneer of child and educational psychology.
- Many of Hall's ideas influenced Sigmund Freud and Charles Darwin
- G. Stanley Hall had a liking for child development and evolution theory.
- Mr. Hall also was the one who linked together genetic psychology and education.
- 1862- Mr. Hall left Ashfield for Williston Academy.
- 1863- G. Stanley left Williston Academy than began literary club in 1866.
- 1867- Mr. Hall graduated from Williams College.
- 1878- Hall earned the first Ph.D. in psychology in America.
- 1887- G. Stanley Hall founded the first Psychology Journal in America, the American Journal of Psychology
Contributions to psychology
- 1887- G. Stanley Hall founded the first Psychology Journal in America, the American Journal of Psychology.
- 1889- G. Stanley became President of Clark University
- 1892- Mr. Hall founded the American Psychological Association (APA). The APA is the biggest professional group of psychologists in the U.S. and Canada. Hall became the first president of the APA.
- G. Stanley Hall opened the first psychology lab at John Hopkins University.
- 1894- He also founded the Pedagogical seminary, the teaching of theology and/or religion.