Links and information on famous old guys

Overview

  1. History of Psychology: Descartes to James

  2. Milestones in Neuroscience.
  3. Early neurosurgery: The lobotomy

  4. Biographies and links (page at Muskingum college)

Individuals

  1. Leibniz (1646-1716), early linguist, major philosopher, and co-inventor of calculus

  2. Descartes (1596-1650)
  3. Julien Offray de la Mettrie (1709-1751)
  4. Paul Broca (1824-1880)
  5. Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (1821-1894)
  6. William James (1842-1910) -- an overview.
  7. William James His papers and life

  8. Jean Piaget(1896-1980)

  9. Lev Vygotsky (1896-1934)>>
  10. Vannevar Bush (1890-1974) (text of his 1945 "As we may think")
  11. Alan Turing (1912-1954)
  12. J.B. Watson (1878-1958) (o.k. infamous, too)
  13. Not here? Try finding them here! (A & E's biography website)

  14. Abraham Maslow (Student of Harlow, and author of a number of papers on nonhuman primates, as well as his more noted "humanistic" psychology.