Click following link to check out a collection of classic articles that all psychology students should read.



Psychology Classics On Amazon



Psychology Classics

5 Fabulous Facts All Psychology Students Should Know



1.





William Moulton Marston created, wrote and produced the Wonder Woman comic strip under the pseudonym Charles Moulton, making him without doubt the coolest psychologist of the 20th Century!



2.





When Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung meet in person for the first time on the 3rd of March 1907, they talked for 13 hours without interruption. The meeting took place at Freud's apartment (Berggasse 19), located in the Alsergrund district of Vienna. 



3.





Nobel Prize-winning civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., delivered a speech entitled 'The Role of the Behavioral Scientist in the Civil Rights Movement' at the American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention in Washington, D.C on the 1st September 1967. 


Among the major topics raised in this powerful address were urban riots, the Vietnam War, unemployment, civil disobedience, political action, creative maladjustment and the pressing need for the 'social scientist to address the white community and tell it like it is.'



4.



via GIPHY



During the annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of the Feeble-Minded in Illinois on the 18th of May 1910, psychologist Henry H. Goddard proposed adopting the terms moron, imbecile, and idiot as three distinct classes of mental defect.


Now pejorative terms no longer employed in a psychological context, moron, imbecile, and idiot were standard definitions within the field of 'mental retardation' for many years.



5.



via GIPHY



The iconic children's television show Sesame Street arose from a dinner party conversation between experimental psychologist Lloyd Morrisett (who was searching for new methods of delivering preschool learning to a much wider audience of poor, minority and disadvantaged children) and television producer Joan Ganz. 


Sponsored by the letters W, S, and E and the numbers 2 and 3; Sesame Street premiered in the United States on the 10th of November 1969. Still going strong today and now broadcast in over 140 countries, it has been estimated that over 77 million Americans have watched the series as children.






This Psychology Symbol - Vintage Retro Striped Sunset T-Shirt is available from Amazon (prime eligible) in a range of colors for women and men. Sales help support this website, which has been providing free and comprehensive information and resources for psychology students and educators since 2008.



Woman wearing Psychology Symbol Vintage Retro Sunset T-Shirt.



Recent Articles

  1. Solomon Asch: Forming Impressions of Personality

    Jun 24, 22 05:56 AM

    Solomon Asch: Read the classic journal article on interpersonal perception that introduced the concept of central versus peripheral traits and the "halo effect."

    Read More

  2. What Are Dissociative Disorders?

    Jun 23, 22 06:48 AM

    Informative article on dissociative disorders by Dr. Mary-Anne Kate, a researcher specializing in interpersonal trauma, attachment and post-traumatic disorders.

    Read More

  3. Duped: Why Innocent People Confess & Why We Believe Their Confessions

    Jun 21, 22 02:03 AM

    In Duped: Why Innocent People Confess and Why We Believe Their Confessions, renowned psychologist Saul Kassin, explains how interrogators trick innocent people into confessing, and then how the crimin…

    Read More

Please help support this website by visiting the All About Psychology Amazon Store to check out an awesome collection of psychology books, gifts and T-shirts.


Psychology T-Shirts on Amazon
Psychology Gifts on Amazon


Back To The Top Of The Page


Go To The Home Page