By: Michele Rossi
As a former high school advisor, I would say the same to a student looking into psychology majors that I would to one looking into business majors: do your homework. Meet with people who work in the fields that interest you-they may let you...
Guide to attachment styles in adults
By: Effie Moore Salem
A mature individual will learn to stand on their own two feet. The will not need to make attachments for mental, moral, and emotional support. Attachment goes by many other descriptive terms, bonding by infants to mothers is the best well known. However, adults, form...
The origins of psychology
By: Effie Moore Salem
The precise origins of psychology are unknown, but somehow it just emerged as its need surfaced. When it was known that something mind-boggling was going on was contributory, the experts carefully labeled it as primordial', a less known, but safe word meaning the same thing...
By: Mona Gallagher
Finding a good psychiatrist must have two major considerations: find one that can help you with your particular problem and one that you can afford financially.In times of emotional stress, when searching for the right psychiatrist; no one wants to be reminded of the...
By: Mona Gallagher
"A human being fashions his consequences as surely as he fashions his goods or his dwelling. Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without consequences." Norman Cousins, 20th century editor and author.B.F. Skinner, a noted American psychologist studied the work of...
Introduction to operant conditioning
By: Effie Moore Salem
Operant Conditioning is behavior alterations by means of conditioning or shaping a new behavior to take the place of another being overhauled.B.F. Skinner, who advocated operate conditioning to control aberrant behavior, developed reinforcements, or methods to help with the difficult task of putting...
By: Colette Georgii
The careers available to you if you plan on going into psychology are varied and many but in order to become a psychologist which is the usual goal of a psychology degree you must possess a PH.D. or Psy. D in psychology which may...
An overview of careers in psychology
By: Effie Moore Salem
Three different levels of education are available for career choices in psychology. At the highest levels are the PhD degrees. Those with this doctorate in psychology are available for work as a child psychologist, clinical psychologist, a forensic psychologist, or clinical psychologist, sports psychologist, or...
The legacy of Burrhus Frederic Skinner
By: Effie Moore Salem
Behaviorism, the school of psychology that B. F. Skinner is associated concerns itself with observation and learning of behavioral patterns and how these can impact the society in which one lives. Important here is how one reacts to what happens and the results of such...
By: anneal
The term "Gestalt" is the German word for "whole." Gestalt therapy aims to bring a person's whole existence, mental, emotional, and physical, into therapy, and promote unity of the self in the world. This is achieved through a focus on the present moment and...

 

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