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Oskar Pfungst (1101)

Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
German
Born
1874, Frankfurt am Main
Died
1932, Berlin
Short Biography
Oskar Pfungst (1874–1933) was a German comparative biologist and psychologist. While working as a volunteer assistant in the laboratory of Carl Stumpf in Berlin, Pfungst was asked to investigate the horse known as Clever Hans, who could apparently solve ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Studied humanities at the University of Munich and medicine and psychology at the University of Berlin
Appointments & Honors
  • 1903-14, voluntary assistant to C. Stumpf* at the Psychological Institute, University of Berlin
  • 1914-18, Research and Training Institute for Police and War Dogs
  • 1918-21, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut for Neuro-Biologie
  • 1921-25, University of Frankfurt
  • 1925-32, lecturer in comparative biology and psychology, University of Berlin
  • honorary M.D., University of Frankfurt, 1924