By: Heidi Peaster
Have you ever had a best friend? Do you remember why your friend was so special or why the two of you had such good times together? There is a saying that a dog is “man’s best friend”, and in a lot of...
Book reviews: Why Good People Do Bad Things, by Debbie Ford
By: Jessica Kuzmier
Scandals are full of them. Gossip tries to root them out. There are so many stories of good people going bad it is almost a stereotype. It’s as old as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, if not older. Even so, it can still be...
Modern schools of psychological thought and how they have influenced the science of psychology
By: Dr. Deborah Bauers
While Freudian thought and the tenets of behavioralism were still a prevalent part of the last half of the 1900’s, several new schools of thought were emerging that began to reshape the science of psychology in the 21st century. Scientists began to question why...
The most signficant schools of psychological thought between the 19th and mid 20th centuries
By: Dr. Deborah Bauers
History books are filled with the writings of Greek philosophers like Aristotle and Plato who mused about the origins of mankind and the inner workings of the human mind. The science of psychology did not exist apart from the fields of philosophy, anthropology, and religion...
By: Cynthia Ruff
Have you ever seen a pig? We know that pigs live on a farm in the country, and they live in a big red barn. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a pig? Pigs go “oink, oink” a lot...
By: Dr. Deborah Bauers
Many of its clinicians and researchers believe that psychology first became a science in the late 1800’s when Wilhelm Wundt[1] emancipated it from the schools of philosophy and anthropology. In 1879, Wundt established the Psychologisches Institut (Psychological Institute), and opened the doors to experimentation...
By: Holle Abee
A lesson from squirrels Do you enjoy watching animals? You sure can learn a lot about life that way! Animals have something called “instincts.” That’s Nature’s way of telling them what they need to do to survive. Take, for example, the...
By: Paul Schingle
It's amazing to me, that in a country that prides itself, at least publicly, on its encouragement of individuality, that the idea of group-think could ever be thought of as anything other than evil or dangerous. But, if you look at the way things work...
What is abnormal psychology?
By: Mary Tyrer
Classifying certain terms by nothing more than logical experience, like defining the dark like there is no light. Nevertheless, the vaguer the cultural affirms or denies being abnormal, the more of a requirement of an explanation. A brief, evident expression is better than rather a...
By: Julie Helms
Have you ever really watched a working horse? We see them on racetracks running as fast as they can. They are in the Olympics where they jump or do special moves. Sometimes we see them pulling wagons, carriages and plows or being ridden on trails...

 

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