A British-native, American psychologist. One of the founding generation of American psychologists, Titchener studied from Wilhelm Wundt, earning his doctorate from the University of Leipzig in 1892. After a short time at Oxford University, in 1895, Titchener became a psychology professor at Cornell University, where he remained for the rest of his working years. On a mission o make psychology a seriously experimental science, he came o be chief exponent of structuralism in the United States, stressing the utilization of step-by-step introspection in a lab to reveal the components of experience.

TITCHENER, EDWARD BRADFORD: "Edward Bradford Titchner was the founder of a controversial club known as The Experimentalists."
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