Famous Psychologists from Canada

List of notable or famous psychologists from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top psychologists born in Canada and even some popular psychologists who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian psychologists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These psychologists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known psychologist from Canada is included when available.

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This historic psychologists from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian psychologists of note?" and "Who are the most famous psychologists from Canada?" These prominent psychologists of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian psychologists.

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  • Adele Diamond is the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of British Columbia (UBC), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC), and ...more
    • Birthplace: Mundare, Canada
    Albert Bandura (; born December 4, 1925) is a Canadian-American psychologist who is the David Starr Jordan Professor Emeritus of Social Science in Psychology at Stanford University. Bandura has been ...more
  • Anatol Rapoport
    Dec. at 95 (1911-2007)
    • Birthplace: Lozova, Ukraine
    Anatol Rapoport (Ukrainian: Анатолій Борисович Рапопо́рт; Russian: Анато́лий Бори́сович Рапопо́рт; May 22, 1911 – January 20, 2007) was a Ukrainian-born American mathematical psychologist. He ...more
  • Barry Beyerstein
    Dec. at 60 (1947-2007)
    • Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
    Barry L Beyerstein (May 19, 1947 – June 25, 2007) was a scientific skeptic and professor of psychology at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia. Beyerstein's research explored brain ...more
  • Bennet Wong
    Dec. at 83 (1930-2013)
    • Birthplace: Strasbourg, Canada
    Bennet Randall Wong (July 16, 1930 – September 25, 2013), was a Canadian psychiatrist, author and lecturer who co-founded the Haven Institute, a residential experiential learning centre on the west ...more
  • Bob Altemeyer

    Bob Altemeyer

    Age: 82
    Robert Anthony "Bob" Altemeyer (born 6 June 1940) is a retired Professor of Psychology at the University of Manitoba. He produced the test and scale for "RWA" or right-wing authoritarianism.He did ...more