Edward Thorndike

Edward Thorndike was an American psychologist, born in Massachusetts in 1874. He was predominantly a comparative psychologist who spent the majority of his career teaching at Columbia University. Thorndike was one of the first comparative psychologists to utilise an experimental method for researching animal minds and animal behaviour instead of the anecdotal method which had … Continue reading Edward Thorndike

Carl Rogers

Carl Rogers was an American psychologist who was instrumental in the development of the client-centred approach to psychology and therapy. Rogers was born in 1902 (Pickren & Rutherford, 2010) in Chicago and soon moved to live on a farm. Whilst living on the farm, he developed an appreciation for science, in particular scientific agriculture. Rogers … Continue reading Carl Rogers