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Good or Bad Psychologist? Some signs are obvious if your psychologist isn't that good. Take for instance if he/she answers the phone during your session. Where's the commitment to you? Or perhaps as soon as your and your husband tell her your issues she...
By: Nancy Houser
When the field of psychology first developed, it began as a way to study human behavior. Over time, assorted fields of psychology had developed many different methods for studying both humans and animal activities that still are in conflict today. With that in mind, we...
By: Rita Chaney
After you have made the decision to contact a psychiatrist, the next task will be finding a competent one. There are actually several directions to go in your search.ASK YOUR DOCTOR-An effective first step is to talk with your general physician about your desire...
By: Rita Chaney
There are several different types of learning discussed in psychology literature. Operant conditioning, also known as instrumental conditioning, produces behavior that occurs on its own instead of being cued by external events. Simply put, lifting your hand to hail a taxicab or depositing money in...
By: S. Clifford Davis
The start of any success story begins with an idea. The idea is then developed into goals and guidelines to achieve them. We are no different. Whether it be the moment one realizes he wants to improve his career, or the day an individual decides...
By: Mona Gallagher
Psychoanalysts are a specialized group that receive training well beyond their doctoral degrees, and that makes them an expensive group of professionals. The "couch", is still used today, and has its purpose and significance in the relational dynamics that develop between the psychoanalyst and the...
By: Rachelle de Bretagne
Unbeknown to many readers of this article, their lives may depend upon attachment styles that affect their lives in many ways, and the purpose of this article is to explain what this means when looking at adult behavior, and how it impacts the lives of...
By: Ted Sherman
Shouldn't the title be lying on the couch, not laying on the couch. Of course, if you're a hen or someone about to have a carnal experience, laying may be more appropriate. As for the origin of the psychiatric couch, some jokesters believe it came...
By: Darian Peters
The Swiss developmental psychologist, Jean Piaget, was a founding figure in the experimental science of what he called genetic epistemology. producing a prolific output of writings, some which became seminal texts. At the heart of his work were his constructivist theories of childhood cognitive development...
By: Darian Peters
The American psychologist, Burrhus Frederic Skinner, is best known as one of the central figures of 20th Century behaviourist psychology. At the heart of behaviourism is the belief that all of the familiar concepts of our psychological language, such as thought, feeling and intention, for...

 

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