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Wilhelm Wundt
BornAugust 16, 1832(1832-08-16)
Neckarau (belongs to Mannheim, Germany today)
DiedAugust 31, 1920(1920-08-31) (aged 88) Großbothen near Leipzig, Germany[1]
ResidenceGermany
NationalityGerman
FieldsPsychology, Physiology
InstitutionsUniversity of Leipzig
Alma materUniversity of Heidelberg
Doctoral studentsEdward B. Titchener, G. Stanley Hall, Oswald Kulpe, Hugo Munsterberg, Vladimir Bekhterev, James McKeen Cattell, Lightner Witmer[2]
Known forPsychology, Structuralism

Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt (August 16 1832August 31 1920) was a German medical doctor, psychologist, physiologist, and professor. Together with William James, he is regarded as the father of psychology.[3] In 1879, Wundt founded the one of first formal laboratory for psychological research at the University of Leipzig, and the first journal for psychological research in 1881.

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