By: David Slaugh
Two years ago I was depressed. I hated myself. I hated my job. I hated my life. After remembering my company's health plan included mental/behavioral benefits, I decided to ask for help. I started seeing a therapist and taking antidepression medication. After two years and...
By: Gary Peterson
Color has a dual-personality: It is light and it is pigment.When we see a certain color object, we are actually seeing only that wavelength of light which is not absorbed by that object. The eye is is most sensitive to yellow-green light, but it...
By: Mona Gallagher
Although Max Wertheimer is considered to be Gestalt's founder, it was his student, Kurt Koffka who wrote and published, "Principles of Gestalt Psychology" in 1935. It became the Bible' for Gestalt psychologists.A number of people were instrumental in forming Gestalt psychology as a separate...
The legacy of Sigmund Freud
By: Effie Moore Salem
The Legacy of Sigmund Freud is psychoanalysis. It is not so pure and it is not so simple, but it will forever be connected to the Austrian neuropsychologist who turned the mind of the world inward to seek the causes of his neurotic behavior.How...
What to do if you think your psychiatrist is guilty of malpractice
By: Effie Moore Salem
Only a small percentage of psychiatrist are out of line and need be peer control, but even one out of line is too much. There are plenty of options if your psychiatrist is not what he is supposed to be, if, as an example, he...
By: Colette Georgii
HOW DID PSYCHOLOGY ORIGINATE?Psychology has been around for a long time but most of us think of it as a fairly new science being only a little over 100 years old; and regarding the scientific method of psychology, this is true. However, how did...
By: Eliza E.
The couch can state many different aspects of not only the client's personality, but also the therapist's as well. For instance, a client who walks into the office, plops on the couch, and pours out their soul, may happen to be more socially comfortable than...
By: Bernadette Jasmin
Who hasn't heard of Sigmund Freud? Most people who have read or heard about psychology have connected their limited knowledge of the field to the theories of Sigmund Freud. Before speaking of Mr. Freud's legacy we must first clarify some of the terms that pertain...
The most influential psychologists in history
By: Effie Moore Salem
B.F. Skinner: (1904-1990) with his Behaviorism theory is the number one in Kendra Van Wager's "10 most influential Psychologist" article-written in 2002. After that she listed, sequentially, Sigmund Freud, Albert Bandura, Jean Piaget, Carl Rogers, William James, Eric Erickson, Ivan Pavlov, Kurt Lewin.Skinner's...
By: Krystle Hernandez
Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget (1896-1980) is arguably the most influential individual in the field of developmental psychology. Piaget's research undeniably laid the foundation for this scientific study of the psychological changes that are undergone by children as they mature into adulthood.Curious about the reasons...

 

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