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Mood (psychology) print that page

A mood is a relatively long lasting emotional state . Moods differ from emotions in that they are less specific, less intense, and less likely to be triggered by a particular stimulus or event. [ 1 ] Moods generally have either a positive or negative valence . In other words, people typically

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History of psychology print that page

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The history of psychology as a scholarly study of the mind and behavior dates back to the Ancient Greeks . There is also evidence of psychological thought in ancient Egypt. Psychology was a branch of philosophy until the 1870s, when psychology developed as an independent scientific discipline

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of law". [ 3 ] Leary transferred to University of Alabama where he received a B.A. degree in psychology in 1943. His obituary in the New York Times said he "finally earned his bachelor's degree in the U. S. Army during World War II," [ 1 ] when he was a sergeant in the Medical Corps

Adolescent psychology print that page

development identified the identity crisis as central to the notion of adolescence. Adolescent psychology addresses the issues associated with adolescence, such as whether or not the aforementioned "storm and stress" is a normal part of this period. The American Psychological Association

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Werner Erhard print that page

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Patricia Fry, September 26, 1953 - 1960 (divorced) Ellen Erhard (June Bryde), March 29, 1960 - November 1983 (divorced) Children 7 Website wernererhard.com Werner Hans Erhard [ 2 ] :7 (born John Paul Rosenberg , 5 September 1935) is an author of transformational models and applications

Clinical psychology print that page

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University of Pennsylvania by Lightner Witmer . In the first half of the 20th century, clinical psychology was focused on psychological assessment, with little attention given to treatment. This changed after the 1940s when World War II resulted in the need for a large increase in the number

Procedural memory print that page

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was first noted in 1804 by Maine de Biran . William James , within his famous book: Principles of Psychology (1890), suggested that there was a difference between memory and habit. Cognitive psychology disregarded the influence of learning on memory systems in its early years, and this greatly

Sport psychology print that page

In its formation, sport psychology was primarily the domain of physical educators, not researchers, which can explain the lack of a consistent history. [ 2 ] Nonetheless, many instructors sought to explain the various phenomena associated with sport and physical activity and developed sport

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Positive psychology print that page

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humanistic psychologists have found empirical support from studies by positive psychologists. Positive psychology has also moved ahead in a number of new directions. Positive psychology began as a new area of psychology in 1998 when Martin Seligman , considered the father of the modern

Analytical psychology print that page

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synchronicity, that inexplicable, uncanny connectedness that we all share. The overarching goal of Jungian psychology is the attainment of self through individuation. Jung defines "self" as the "archetype of wholeness and the regulating center of the psyche." Central to this process is the