Edward B. Titchener biography and facts

Psychologist from United States of America,England

Edward B. Titchener Edward Bradford Titchener, D.Sc., Ph.D., LL.D., Litt.D. (January 11, 1867 – August 3, 1927) was a British psychologist who studied under Wilhelm Wundt for several years. Titchener is best known for creating his version of psychology that described the structure of the mind; structuralism. He created the largest doctoral program in the United States (at the time) after becoming a professor at Cornell University, and his first graduate student, Margaret Floy Washburn, became the first woman to be granted a PhD in psychology (1894). Titchener attended Malvern College and then went on to Oxford from 1885 to 1890. At Oxford, Titchener first began to read the works of Wilhelm Wundt. During his time at Oxford, Titchener translated the first volume of the third edition of Wundt’s book Principles of Physiological Psychology from German into English. After receiving his degree from Oxford in 1890, Titchener went on to Leipzig in Germany to study with Wundt. He completed his doctoral program and went on to take a position as a professor at Cornell University where he taught his view on the ideas of Wundt to his students in the form of structuralism. Titchener’s ideas on how the mind worked  ( Wikipedia )

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Personal facts

Known as
Edward Titchener
Date of birth
1867-01-11
Place of birth
England
Nationality
United States of America,England
Profession
Psychologist, Science writer

Employment

Company Job title From To
Cornell University

Education

Institution From To
Clark University
Brasenose College, Oxford
University of Oxford
Malvern College

Death

Date of death
1927-08-03
Place of death
Ithaca

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