Women and self-esteem
By: Dolores Moore
Before children become aware of gender differences, a girl child will feel herself equal to, if not better than her male peers. She will be unafraid to voice contrary opinions, to beat some big boy into the dust, to argue the case and to win...
By: Cody Hodge
People might think that living alone is something that you do when you don't have friends, or that you have somehow failed to find your soul-mate. What people don't know is that sometimes living alone can be fun, and there certainly are advantages to living...
By: Cody Hodge
So you just accomplished your goal in life, or just made a significant contribution to something. You just got a job promotion, or you made the basketball team. Whatever it was, it was a huge success in your life, and you are going to go...
The legacy of Sigmund Freud
By: Cathleene Filmore
Although modern psychology, and scientific fact has diminished many of Sigmund Freud's key points, the fact remains that he was considered by many to be the father of Psychology and his research and ideas laid an important foundation for the field. The subfields of Cognition...
Has modern psychology failed its students?
By: Hugo Reed
Does Psychology Work? Everyone always wonders or tells tall tales about the effects of seeing a "therapist", but what good are such visits actually doing the common man? Psychology, or the study of the human mind in the attempt to understand thoughts and behavior, is...
By: Cathleene Filmore
Erik Erikson was a prominent psychoanalyst of the 1960's. Erikson believed that our personality unfolds throughout our lifespan. He was considered a Freudian Psychologist and was trained by Freud's daughter Anna. Unlike Freud, his approach seems to be well rooted in dependable research and a...
What are irrational beliefs?
By: Adele Gregory
The term "irrational beliefs" was introduced by Albert Ellis (1913-2007) as part of his Rational-Emotive Therapy treatment approach. They describe unrealistic expectations we can have about ourselves or the world which leave us feeling worse than we need to because they will invariably be disappointed...
If and why we fear death
By: Volecia Plafcan
Some years ago, I was afraid of night. Death never entered my mind. It was the cause of the death that I feared most. Actually, the fear was that death was supposed to come at night; therefore, someone, a stranger, was going to murder me...
By: Allen Teal
The world is an extremely competitive place. When others perceive that you have achieved the success that has eluded them, they will feel like they have been beaten in a race. Very few people like to lose or can even do it graciously. Consequently, people...
The most influential psychologists in history
By: Sabrina Ginesi
Carl Rogers was born January 8th 1902 in Oakpark, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. He was one of the first humanistic theorists in Psychoanalysis, and after graduating with a Ph.D in clinical psychology from Columbia University in 1931, he became a professor at Ohio...

 

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