G. Stanley Hall

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Granville Stanley Hall (February 1, 1846 – April 24, 1924 ) was a pioneering American psychologist and educator.wikipedia
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Lewis Terman

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A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Hall as the 72nd most cited psychologist of the 20th century, in a tie with Lewis Terman.
A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Terman as the 72nd most cited psychologist of the 20th century, in a tie with G. Stanley Hall.

Clark University

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Hall was the first president of the American Psychological Association and the first president of Clark University. Hall and his assistant Amy Tanner from Clark University were notable debunkers of spiritualism and carried out psychological and physiological tests on mediums.
G. Stanley Hall was appointed the first president of Clark University in 1888.

American Psychological Association

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Hall was the first president of the American Psychological Association and the first president of Clark University. In 1887, Hall founded the American Journal of Psychology, and in 1892 was appointed as the first president of the American Psychological Association.
The first president was G. Stanley Hall.

Wilhelm Wundt

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Inspired by Wilhelm Wundt's Principles of Physiological Psychology, Hall pursued doctoral studies at Harvard University where he met William James, an adjunct professor who had just taught the nation's first psychology class.
The Americans listed include James McKeen Cattell (the first professor of psychology in the United States), Granville Stanley Hall (the father of the child psychology movement and adolescent developmental theorist, head of Clark University), Charles Hubbard Judd (Director of the School of Education at the University of Chicago), Walter Dill Scott (who contributed to the development of industrial psychology and taught at Harvard University), Edward Bradford Titchener, Lightner Witmer (founder of the first psychological clinic in his country), Frank Angell, Edward Wheeler Scripture, James Mark Baldwin (one of the founders of Princeton's Department of Psychology and who made important contributions to early psychology, psychiatry, and to the theory of evolution).

William James

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Inspired by Wilhelm Wundt's Principles of Physiological Psychology, Hall pursued doctoral studies at Harvard University where he met William James, an adjunct professor who had just taught the nation's first psychology class.
James interacted with a wide array of writers and scholars throughout his life, including his godfather Ralph Waldo Emerson, his godson William James Sidis, as well as Charles Sanders Peirce, Bertrand Russell, Josiah Royce, Ernst Mach, John Dewey, Macedonio Fernández, Walter Lippmann, Mark Twain, Horatio Alger, G. Stanley Hall, Henri Bergson, Carl Jung, Jane Addams and Sigmund Freud.

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He was also responsible for inviting Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung to visit and deliver a lecture series in 1909 at the Clark Conference.
The conference at Clark University was planned by the psychologist G. Stanley Hall and included twenty-seven distinguished psychiatrists, neurologists and psychologists.

Adolescence

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He was instrumental in the development of educational psychology, and attempted to determine the effect adolescence has on education.
The formal study of adolescent psychology began with the publication of G. Stanley Hall's "Adolescence in 1904".

American Society for Psychical Research

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Hall was one of the founding members and a vice President of the American Society for Psychical Research.
The founding members who were also the first Vice-Presidents were G. Stanley Hall, George Stuart Fullerton, Edward Charles Pickering, Henry Pickering Bowditch and Charles Sedgwick Minot.

American Journal of Psychology

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In 1887, Hall founded the American Journal of Psychology, and in 1892 was appointed as the first president of the American Psychological Association.
AJP was founded by the Johns Hopkins University psychologist Granville Stanley Hall in 1887.

Leonora Piper

The book documented the tests carried out by Hall and Tanner in the séance sittings held with the medium Leonora Piper.
George E. Dorr, Piper's manager, set up six sittings with Dr. G. Stanley Hall and his associate Amy Tanner both from Clark University.

Tickling

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Hall also coined the technical words describing types of tickling: knismesis, or feather-like tickling; and gargalesis, for the harder, laughter inducing type.
In 1897, psychologists G. Stanley Hall and Arthur Allin described a "tickle" as two different types of phenomena.

Knismesis and gargalesis

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Hall also coined the technical words describing types of tickling: knismesis, or feather-like tickling; and gargalesis, for the harder, laughter inducing type.
Knismesis and gargalesis are the scientific terms, coined in 1897 by psychologists G. Stanley Hall and Arthur Allin, used to describe the two types of tickling.

Francis Sumner

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Hall also mentored the first African American to get a Ph.D. in psychology, Francis Cecil Sumner in 1920.
He worked closely with G. Stanley Hall during his time at Clark University, and his dissertation—published in Pedagogical Seminary, which later became the Journal of Genetic Psychology—focused on "Psychoanalysis of Freud and Adler."

Mediumship

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Hall and his assistant Amy Tanner from Clark University were notable debunkers of spiritualism and carried out psychological and physiological tests on mediums.
In an experiment to test if Piper's "spirit" controls were purely fictitious the psychologist G. Stanley Hall invented a niece called Bessie Beals and asked Piper's 'control' to get in touch with it.

Recapitulation theory

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Darwin's theory of evolution and Ernst Haeckel's recapitulation theory were large influences on Hall's career.
G. Stanley Hall used Haeckel's theories as the basis for his theories of child development.

Only child

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He is popularly known today for supervising the 1896 study Of Peculiar and Exceptional Children, which described a series of only child eccentrics as permanent misfits.
G. Stanley Hall was one of the first commentators to give only children a bad reputation when he referred to their situation as "a disease in itself".

Amy Tanner

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Hall and his assistant Amy Tanner from Clark University were notable debunkers of spiritualism and carried out psychological and physiological tests on mediums.
While at Clark University, she investigated mediumship with the psychologist G. Stanley Hall.

Sigmund Freud

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He was also responsible for inviting Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung to visit and deliver a lecture series in 1909 at the Clark Conference.
Jones's advocacy prepared the way for Freud's visit to the United States, accompanied by Jung and Ferenczi, in September 1909 at the invitation of Stanley Hall, president of Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, where he gave five lectures on psychoanalysis.

Developmental psychology

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In the late 19th century, psychologists familiar with the evolutionary theory of Darwin began seeking an evolutionary description of psychological development; prominent here was the pioneering psychologist G. Stanley Hall, who attempted to correlate ages of childhood with previous ages of humanity.

Lorine Pruette

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However, her strong anti-men viewpoint changed during her graduate work under psychologist G. Stanley Hall, whom she greatly admired, and also coursework that exposed her to the work of Havelock Ellis, Sigmund Freud, and Carl Jung.

John B. Watson

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The Eugenical News (1916-1922) celebrated the development of new American eugenic scholarly organization by highlighting that it roster included such as in the following announcement about "new active members of Eugenics Research Association… C. C. Brigham, Psychological Laboratory, Princeton, N. J., G. Stanley Hall, Clark University, C. E. Seashore, State University of Iowa, Lewis, M. Terman, Stanford University, Calif., John B. Watson, Johns Hopkins Hospital" (p.
G. Stanley Hall became very well known for his 1904 book Adolescence.

William Lowe Bryan

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His interests shifted toward psychology and Bryan went on to earn his Ph.D. in psychology from Clark University in 1892 under the direction of G. Stanley Hall.

United States

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Granville Stanley Hall (February 1, 1846 – April 24, 1924 ) was a pioneering American psychologist and educator.

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Granville Stanley Hall (February 1, 1846 – April 24, 1924 ) was a pioneering American psychologist and educator.