Fritz Heider, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Fritz Heider

German psychologist

Date of Birth: 19-Feb-1896

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 02-Jan-1988

Profession: writer, psychologist, translator, university teacher

Nationality: United States, Austria

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Fritz Heider

  • Fritz Heider (February 19, 1896 – January 2, 1988) was an Austrian psychologist whose work was related to the Gestalt school.
  • In 1958 he published The Psychology of Interpersonal Relations, which expanded upon his creations of balance theory and attribution theory.
  • This book presents a wide-range analysis of the conceptual framework and the psychological processes that influence human social perception (Malle,2008).
  • It had taken 15 years to complete; before it was completed it had already circulated through a small group of social psychologists.

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