The three waves of new psychology
By: Christyl Rivers
What is the new psychology of the 21st century? Human understanding, and even sciences, progress. Astronomy began as Astrology. Chemistry began as Alchemy. Psychology began as demon possession. Insanity was clearly caused by sin and demons. Prescriptions called for prayer, potions, chains, maybe a bit...
Is secular humanism immoral?
By: Christyl Rivers
Secular Humanism does not deny religion, but allows people to choose their own faith. It defends separation of church and state so no central authority can begin to dictate tyranny. It accepts that people are basically good and trustworthy, and should be entitled to democracy...
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Jean Piaget (1896-1980) was a Swiss developmental psychologist and philosopher who made a systematic study on cognitive development. Piaget´s works on cognitive development have influenced modern education, leading to a more child-centered approach. As a child, he developed a great interest in biology and...
Why some people cry more than others
By: Ganelle Davis
Crying is a very personal emotion. Some people are more sensitive than others and may respond to sensitive matters by crying. The reasons for crying are as diverse as the people who cry. Unfortunately, some members of society have decided it's more appropriate for women...
By: ARD Smith
Well-known child psychologist and philosopher Jean Piaget emphasized the significance of child-centred approaches to education. The basic premise is for the child to obtain the maximum level of developing his competence and personality. Rather than focusing on a teacher-centered approach, authorities in learning should properly...
How belief systems impact medical care
By: Christyl Rivers
Personal beliefs have a major impact on what kind of health care a person receives. Some people will go to a witch doctor, healer, or shaman. Some will go to an herbalist, chiropractor, or nutritionist. Some will go to an acupuncturist or reflexologist. And, of...
What is abnormal psychology?
By: Judith Hay
Think you're abnormal? Moreover is it good or bad to generally be abnormal? Abnormal simply means outside of the normal - that today mean individuals who have a behaviour which most others do not. It does all hang on how abnormal psychology addresses or analyses...
By: W. Diane Van Zwol
Children who are born the only child in a family have unique personality traits, according to Alfred Adler, who was born in Vienna, Austria on February 7, 1870. Is he correct in his conclusions about the personality of the only child, or is it time...
Personality traits of the only child
By: Tammy Cramblett
If you have ever wondered why some people are the way they are, it could have something to do with their childhood. How a person's personality develops can have a great deal to do with whether they have siblings, or are an only child. People...
By: J. Lang Wood
The psychology of personal constructs was a theory developed by George Kelly in the 1950s. He devised a new way of thinking about his patients’ thought processes and how they could be changed for more effective living. Much of his work was developed during the...

 

1 466 467 468 469 470 486