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Industrial Organizational Psychology

Industrial Organizational Psychology Information & Resources.

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Sigmund Freud Information and Resources

Learn all about the life and work of Sigmund Freud, the man widely considered as one of the most influential and controversial minds of the 20th century.

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Child Psychology Information Guide

Child psychology information and resources.

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Blaise Pascal: Today in the History of Psychology (19th June 1623)




Blaise Pascal was born. A pioneering physicist and mathematician, Pascal established the basic tenets of probability theory in conjunction with Pierre de Fermat during their correspondence over a 'gambling problem' relating to consistent losses in a particular game of dice.

Pascal's work on laws of probability and prediction became firmly rooted within mainstream scientific inquiry, including experimental design and statistics in psychology.

See following link for a great tutorial on experimental design concepts.

Experimental Design

David Lykken: Today in the History of Psychology (18th June 1928)




David Lykken was born. A brilliant researcher and academic, Lykken was renowned for his groundbreaking work across a range of topic areas; including, psychophysiology, lie detection, twin research, antisocial behavior, happiness, personality measurement and behavioral genetics.

Among his many lasting contributions, Lykken's doctoral work on the psychopathic personality is one of the most cited publications in the history of experimental psychopathology and he was widely acknowledged as one of the world's leading authorities on the validity and limitations of polygraph testing.

In recognition of his remarkable career, Lykken received the American Psychological Association (APA) Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest in 1990 and the Award for Distinguished Scientific Applications of Psychology in 2001.

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The Psychological Functions of Music Listening

The psychological functions of music listening is a fascinating article about why people listen to music.

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Social Psychology Information and Resources

Social psychology: Learn all about the fascinating branch of psychology devoted to the study of how social factors influence people's thinking, feelings, and behaviors.

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10 Things You Should Know About Psychology

10 Things You Should Know About Psychology: An irreverent guide to the wonderful world of psychology.

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William Estes: Today in the History of Psychology (17th June 1919)




William K. Estes was born. A pioneer in the field of mathematical psychology, Estes is renowned for his groundbreaking work on the science of learning and memory. His collaborative research with B. F. Skinner in the 1940s resulted in the development of a new learning paradigm called conditioned suppression; which to this day remains one of the most popular techniques employed during the study of animal conditioning.

In recognition of a long and distinguished career, Estes received the American Psychological Association (APA) Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award in 1962, the American Psychological Foundation Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Psychological Science in 1992 and he was awarded the National Medal of Science by President Bill Clinton in 1997.

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Personality Psychology Information and Resources

Personality psychology: Learn all about this fascinating branch of psychology.

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Biological Psychology Information and Resources

Biological psychology: Learn all about this fascinating branch of psychology.

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Friedrich Schumann: Today in the History of Psychology (16th June 1863)




Friedrich Schumann was born. A physicist turned psychologist, Schumann conducted influential research within the field of visual perception, in particular experimental work on space perception.

Many of Schumann's key theoretical findings were drawn upon by the likes of Max Wertheimer during the development of Gestalt psychology.

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The Psychology of Dreams

Learn all about the psychology of dreams.

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Heredity Environment, and The Question How By Anne Anastasi

Read the classic nature nurture debate article 'Heredity Environment, and The Question How' by Anne Anastasi in full for free.

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Eminent Women in Psychology

In celebration of International Women's Day, All-About-Psychology.Com presents a showcase of some of the most eminent women in the history of psychology.

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