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List of Famous Psychologists

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List of famous psychologists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top psychologists in the world? This includes the most prominent psychologists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable psychologists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic psychologists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned psychologists.

This list has everything from Phil McGraw to Alfred Kinsey.

From reputable, prominent, and well known psychologists to the lesser known psychologists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the psychologist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous psychologists ever?" and "What are the names of famous psychologists?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
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