Category: Psychology

  • September 27: Albert Ellis was born in 1913

    “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” ― Albert Ellis Wikipedia: Born September 27, 1913 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Died July 24, 2007 (aged 93) […]

  • September 23: Sigmund Freud died in 1939

    “One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.” ― Sigmund Freud Wikipedia: Born Sigismund Schlomo Freud 6 May 1856 Freiberg in Mähren, Moravia, Austrian Empire (now Příbor, Czech Republic) Died 23 September 1939 (aged 83) Hampstead, London Nationality Austria Fields Neurology, psychology, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis Institutions University of Vienna Alma mater […]

  • August 18: B. F. Skinner died in 1990

      “We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement.” ― B.F. Skinner Born 20 March 1904 Susquehanna, Pennsylvania Died 18 August 1990 (aged 86) Cambridge, Massachusetts Nationality American Fields […]