Wilhelm Wundt

By: LeVan White

Background Information


  • Born: August 16,1832.
  • Died: August 31, 1920.
  • Was the son of a Lutheran minister.
  • Studied how perceptions, sensations, and feelings related to the human behavior.
  • Went to the university of Leipzig to do psychological experiments.

Founder of Modern Psychology

Psychology Information

  • Father of Psychology.
  • Founded the first formal laboratory for psychological research in Germany.
  • Used a process/method called introspection.
  • Introspection- Describes their own conscious experiences in a systematic way.
  • Considered a founder of modern Psychology.


Interesting Facts

  • Had a hard time in school, and got bad grades.
  • Had to repeat a class.
  • Eventually graduated medical school.


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