Timeline of Generation of Psychology

Timeline created by allybraun
  • 1,550 BCE

    The Ebers Papyrus mentioned depression and thought disorders.

  • -600 BCE

    Many cities in Greece had temples to Asklepios that provided cures for psychosomatic illnesses.

  • -500 BCE

    Suggested theory of humors as regulating human behavior

  • -470 BCE

    Socrates

    Socrates has been called the father of western philosophy, if only via his influence on Plato and Aristotle. Socrates made a major contribution to pedagogy via his dialectical method and to epistemology via his definition of true knowledge as true belief buttressed by some rational justification.