G. Stanley Hall

-Destiny Higgins-

  • G. Stanley Hall was born on February 1, 1844, in Ashfield, Massachusetts.
  • He attended Harvard University.
  • Was the first American to receive a Ph.D. in psychology.
  • He taught at John Hopkins University and helped found Clark University in 1888.
  • His interests focused on childhood development and evolutionary theory.
  • He believed pre-adolescents shouldnt be forced on a child, and that they should live in the simian which is were they "release there animal spirt".
  • He died April 24, 1924

Interesting Facts:

  • Created many journals.
  • Teached english and philosophy.