Ivan Pavlov

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Birthday
14, 1849
Birthplace
Ryazan, Russia
Death Date
Feb 27, 1936 (86)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
14, 1849
Birthplace
Ryazan, Russia
Death Date
Feb 27, 1936 (86)

About

Russian scientist who studied conditioned response in organisms, most famously by making his dog salivate every time he rang a bell. He won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1904 for his research into the physiology of digestion.

Before Fame

Originally he was studying at an Ecclesiastical Seminary, but transferred to the University of Saint Petersburg.

Trivia

While his contributions to psychology are immense, he considered himself anything but a psychologist, and even disliked the field.

Family Life

Had five children named Wirchik, Vera, Victor, Vladimir and Vsevolod.

Associated With

Bertrand Russell was a supporter of his philosophy of mind.