Monday, 9 November 2015

Granville Stanley Hall

Granville Stanley Hall (1844-1924) is an American Psychologist, Philosopher, Educationist. One of the teachers of Goddard, Terman and Cattell

Student of: James
Students: Goddard, Terman, J. M. Cattell
Time Period: The Great Schools' Influence

Williams College, BA,1867, MA,1870.
Studied at Union Theological Seminary, 1867-8
Harvard University, PhD 1878

Antioch College, taught literature and philosophy
Harvard University, taught English 1876-7, PhD, 1878.
Special lecturer and granted a thousand dollars to open a psychological laboratory, Johns Hopkins University 1882.
Professor of Psychology and Pedagogics, Johns Hopkins University, 1883-8
First president and professor of Psychology, Clark University, 1889-1919
Founded Child Study Association of America, 1888
First president, American Psychological Association, 1889

Major Contributions:
Although Hall had little direct personal impact on the study of intelligence, he strongly influenced a generation of American psychologists.

The Content of Children's Minds, (1883)
The Study of Children, (1883)
Adolescence, Its Psychology and its Relation to Physiology, Anthropology, Sociology, Sex, Crime, Religion and Education, (1904).
Youth: Its Education, Regimen and Hygiene (1906)
Educational Problems (2 vols, 1911)
Founders of Modern Psychology (1912)

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