Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt

[Revised entry by Alan Kim on September 10, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt (1832 - 1920) is known to posterity as the "father of experimental
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[Revised entry by Alan Kim on September 10, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt (1832 - 1920) is known to posterity as the "father of experimental psychology" and the founder of the first psychology laboratory (Boring 1950: 317, 322, 344 - 5),[1] whence he exerted enormous influence on the development of psychology as a discipline, especially in the United States. Reserved and shy in public (cf. Kusch 1995: 249, f.), Wundt aggressively dominated his chosen arenas, the lecture hall and the pages of books, with a witty...

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