Henri Piéron

French psychologist

Henri Louis Charles Piéron (July 18, 1881September 1964) was a French psychologist. He is one of the founders in France of scientific psychology.


  • If we designate as intelligence, quantitatively, the total of mental functioning, it is evident that the suppression of verbal thought involves a defect, relatively very important among cultivated individuals leading a complex social life: the uneducated person from this point of view is a defective.
    • Le cerveau et la pensée [Thought and the Brain] (1923)

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