The World’s First Psychologist

You’ve probably never even heard of Wilhelm Wundt.

Patrick Heller
4 min readJun 2, 2023

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If we look back into history, psychology as such is not yet that old. It wasn’t until 1879 that Wilhelm Wundt (1832–1920) opened the first official psychology laboratory in Leipzig, Germany.

As a modern science, it’s not even one and a half-century old. In earlier eras, however, psychology-related…

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