G. Stanley Hall

Psychologist Project by Connor Hanisch

Date of Birth and Death

Born February 1, 1844


Died April 24, 1923 (Age 80)


American Nationality

Background and Social Life

Born in Ashfield Massachusetts.

Graduated from Williams College in 1867 and studied Childhood development and evolutionary theories.

First president of the American Psychology Association.

First president of Clark University.

Contribution to Psychology

First person to gain Ph.D. in Psychology in America.

Theorized about how adolescence developed and learned.

Founded the American Psychological Association.


Linked together genetic Psychology and education.