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G. Stanley Hall and the Child Study Movement

Alice Boardman Smuts

in Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108972
eISBN:
9780300128475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108972.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses a new scientific psychology, modeled on the physical sciences, which emerged in Europe in the 1860s. It first flourished in Germany, and reached America in the 1870s. It was ... More


On the Couch: Sigmund Freud, Reflex Therapy, and the Beginnings of Psychoanalysis

Katja Guenther

in Localization and Its Discontents: A Genealogy of Psychoanalysis and the Neuro Disciplines

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226288208
eISBN:
9780226288345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288345.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter shows how Freud, working in the recesses of his apartment in Berggasse 19 in Vienna, was able to develop a new paradigm of disease and treatment that broke with central tenets of the ... More


Epilogue: Intensely Unsettled—Again

Christopher G. White

in Unsettled Minds: Psychology and the American Search for Spiritual Assurance, 1830–1940

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256798
eISBN:
9780520942721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256798.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This epilogue examines how scientific psychology fragmented and diversified in the twentieth century. It also looks at how this psychological fragmentation encouraged an efflorescence of new ... More


Introduction: The Significance of the Psychological

Edward S. Reed

in Encountering the World: Toward an Ecological Psychology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195073010
eISBN:
9780199846887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195073010.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This introductory chapter begins with a description of various crises faced by the science of psychology since the 19th century. It then discusses “the psychological” as a domain. It sets out the ... More


Freud's medicine: from the ‘cocaine papers’ to ‘Irma's Injection’

Dave Boothroyd

in Culture on Drugs: Narco-cultural Studies of High Modernity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055980
eISBN:
9781781700921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055980.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyses Sigmund Freud's ‘cocaine papers’ and Irma's injection. It explains that, in Project for Scientific Psychology, Freud attempted to develop a conceptual framework in which it is ... More


Introduction: A Chain of Associations

Cairns Craig

in Associationism and the Literary Imagination: From the Phantasmal Chaos

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748609123
eISBN:
9780748652044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748609123.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter introduces associationism, which was the dominant psychological theory during the latter portion of the nineteenth century. It first studies how John Stuart Mill's bouts of depression ... More


Introduction

William R. Uttal

in Mind and Brain: A Critical Appraisal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015967
eISBN:
9780262298902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015967.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book examines the role played by brain imaging in cognitive neuroscience by exploring published studies and related literature that compare brain images to cognitive processes. It also discusses ... More


Trait Emotional Intelligence: Moving Forward in the Field of EI

K. V. Petrides, Adroan Furnham, and Stella Mavrveli

in The Science of Emotional Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195181890
eISBN:
9780199847860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181890.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter suggests that two constructs of emotional intelligence (EI) should be distinguished based on the measurement method used in the operationalization process. Trait EI (or ‘trait emotional ... More


A New Narrative for Psychology

Brian Schiff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199332182
eISBN:
9780190690014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199332182.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

A New Narrative for Psychology is a far-reaching book that seeks to reorient how scholars and laypersons study and think about persons and the goals of psychological understanding. The book provides ... More


Concepts of mind

Euan M. Macphail

in The Evolution of Consciousness

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198503248
eISBN:
9780191686481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198503248.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Many of the concepts with which psychologists work have their origins in the writings of the early philosophers. This chapter traces the evolution of major themes in the philosophy of the mind before ... More


Narrow Content Meets Fat Syntax

Stephen Stich

in Collected Papers, Volume 1: Mind and Language, 1972–2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199734108
eISBN:
9780190267513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199734108.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter begins with a quick overview of Fodor's account of narrow content. It provides a sketch of how Fodor proposes to construct the notion and sets out a pair of reasons for doubting that ... More


Freud and the Three Anxieties

Bettina Bergo

in Anxiety: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197539712
eISBN:
9780197539743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539712.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Anxiety in Freud takes three basic forms over the course of his intellectual evolution. Initially it belies the interactions of neural energies and sexuality. From its mechanistic origins it ... More


Meeting the Problem

in The Problem of Genesis in Husserl's Philosophy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226143156
eISBN:
9780226143774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226143774.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses a question related to the problem of genesis that is motivated by the unquestionable progress of the natural and human sciences and, especially, by the advent of scientific ... More


Self-Determination Theory and Its Supporting Research Base

Kennon M. Sheldon, Geoffrey Williams, and Thomas Joiner

in Self-Determination Theory in the Clinic: Motivating Physical and Mental Health

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095449
eISBN:
9780300128666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095449.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter follows the rise of the theory of motivation in scientific psychology—a feat that took three decades. This theory is also known as the self-determination theory, or SDT. The sections in ... More


Lucy in the Mind of Lennon

Tim Kasser

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199747603
eISBN:
9780190255947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199747603.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Since John Lennon composed Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds in early 1967, fans and music critics alike have argued over the meaning of the song. Is it about drugs? Is it just a lyrical response to a ... More


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