When studying the history of psychology, mostly men were responsible for the creation and formulation of psychology. There were; however, several women who made a substantial impact on the development of psychology. Margaret Floy Washburn was one of these outstanding
Foundations of Psychology The foundations of psychology were based on philosophy. Because of this, many of the psychological views are based on philosophical practices. In 1879, Wilhelm Wundt created the first laboratory dedicated to psychology. His hope was to use
Psychoanalytic Personality Assessment Sigmund Freud believed that there were underlying factors of the unconscious mind that guide or direct a person’s behavior or personality. Psychoanalytic theory is based on Freud’s work from the conscious and unconscious mind to his
Psychotherapy Psychotherapy can be explained by the meeting between a person who is suffering from a psychological disorder and the psychologist. This meeting is used to help the client work through any issues in which are causing the disorder
Parenting Styles and Development Different parenting styles may be a discerning factor in how a child enters adulthood. Each parenting style may have an influence on how the child reacts to different changes and obstacles that arise in
Psychology and Health Problems The emotional state of a human can cause serious health problems. Psychologists are always researching for different and more effective ways of diagnosing and treating emotional based illnesses, even after they become physical health concerns.
The Sexual Response Cycle At a certain point in a person’s life, he or she will experience emotions and sensations that may lead to sexual gratification. These emotions and sensations are known as the sexual response cycle. Most, if not
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The Bystander Effect In all fields of psychology, there are times when research or experiments are needed. However, not all situations are known about in order for psychologists to perform the necessary actions so that they can understand the behaviors.
Child Development Field Research Child development occurs without interference. However, the development process may be influenced by the introduction of toys, television, and other means of play. Companies often advertise that their products can increase toddlers’ development in areas