#1876 Overall Influence

Wolfgang Köhler

German-American psychologist and phenomenologist

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Wolfgang Köhler was a German psychologist and phenomenologist who, like Max Wertheimer and Kurt Koffka, contributed to the creation of Gestalt psychology.During the Nazi regime in Germany, he protested against the dismissal of Jewish professors from universities, as well as the requirement that professors give a Nazi salute at the beginning of their classes. In 1935 he left the country for the United States, where Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania offered him a professorship. He taught with its faculty for 20 years, and did continuing research. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Köhler as the 50th most cited psychologist of the 20th century.

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University of Bonn

Public research university located in Bonn, Germany

Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university in Berlin, Germany

University of Göttingen

University in the city of Göttingen, Germany

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#58 World Rank
Psychology
#1202 World Rank
Philosophy