Sigmund Freud

Psychology

Birth and Death

Born May 6, 1856


Died September 23, 1939

College

At the age of 17 Freud entered the University of Vienna.


Field of Study

Philosophy

Physiology

Zoology

Family

Freud married a women named Martha Bernays and had 6 children.


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Facts

In 1882 Freud began his medical career at the Vienna General Hospital.



In 1900 he introduced Psychoanalysis to the world.


Psychoanalysis is a theory of personality and therapeutic technique that attributes our thoughts and actions to unconscious motives and conflict.

Contribution

His contribution to Psychology included the fact he was instrumental in making the terms conscious, conscience and unconscious popular.