He especially became interested in neurology and physiology and finally graduated in 1881.
Freud's research was based on close observations and scientific skepticism.
Thus, the importance of the development and structure of personality become evident.
Sigmund Freud Biography Sigmund Freud was born on May 6, 1856, in the small Moravian town of Freiberg." His father was a merchant, and his mother was his father's third wife.
Over the course of the past century a number of scholars have contributed to the field of psychology.
While many have only made small contributions—falling into literal obscurity over time—several prominent individuals have developed theories that, while having noted controversies, have withstood the test of time.
Charcot claimed that he could cure mental disorders using hypnosis.
This radical idea deeply influenced Freud and his quest to solve the mysteries of the mind.
However, as Freud would put it later, his "greed for knowledge" made him change his major to medicine.
Although Freud was more interested in studying the philosophical-scientific aspects of the mind.