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Wilhelm Wundt

Born August 16, 1832(1832-08-16)
Neckarau (belongs to Mannheim, Germany today)
Died August 31, 1920(1920-08-31) (aged 88) Großbothen near Leipzig, Germany[1]
Residence Germany
Nationality German
Fields Psychology, Physiology
Institutions University of Leipzig
Alma mater University of Heidelberg
Doctoral students Edward B. Titchener, G. Stanley Hall, Oswald Kulpe, Hugo Munsterberg, Vladimir Bekhterev, James McKeen Cattell, Lightner Witmer[2]
Known for Psychology, 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.