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Biography of Abraham Maslow (1908-1970)

Abraham Maslow was an American psychologist best known for his theory of the hierarchy of needs. Learn more about his life, work and theories in this brief biography of Abraham Maslow.

John B. Watson Biography (1878-1958)

John B. Watson is often referred to as the "father of behaviorism" and has long been a somewhat controversial figure in psychology. Learn more about his life, career and theories.

Mary Ainsworth Biography

Learn more about developmental psychologist Mary Ainsworth in this brief biography of her life, career and contributions to psychology.

School Psychology Careers

School psychologists work within the educational system to help children with emotional, social, and academic issues. Learn more about training, typical salaries, benefits, and downsides in this profile of careers in school psychology.

Research Areas in Social Psychology

Social psychologists researcher a range of topics including social cognition, attitudes, violence, prejudice, and more. Learn more about some of the topics studies by social psychologists.

Preoperational Stage of Cognitive Development

The preoperational stage of cognitive development occurs between the ages of two and six. Learn more about the characteristics and major milestones of this stage.

The Nervous System and Endocrine System

The nervous system and endocrine system allow information to be communicated throughout the body. Discover how the nervous system works and learn more about the various parts and functions of the nervous system and endocrine system.

How to Reference Articles in APA Format

Discover how to structure your articles references in the style required for APA format. This includes journal articles, magazine articles, and newspaper articles.

Citing an Author or Authors in APA Format

APA format requires specific citations for an author or authors. Learn how to cite an author in-text using proper APA format and style.

How to Reference an Author or Authors in APA Format

How do you reference an author or authors in APA format? Learn more about how to format your references whether its for no author, one author, or many authors.

Formal Operational Stage of Cognitive Development

The formal operational stage of cognitive development occurs from approximately age 12 to adulthood. Learn more about the characteristics of the formal operational stage.

Concrete Operational Stage of Cognitive Development

The concrete operational stage of cognitive development occurs between the ages of approximately seven to eleven. Learn more about the characteristics and milestones of this stage.

Leadership Theories: The 8 Major Leadership Theories

Theories of leadership are generally one of eight different types. Learn more about the eight major leadership theories.

Personality Psychology

Personality psychology looks at the patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behavior that make a person unique. Learn more about theories and research in personality psychology.

Freud & Women: Freud's Perspective on Women

Often described as the most famous figure in psychology, Sigmund Freud is also one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. Take a journey through his life, work, and theories in this profile of Sigmund Freud.

Who Was Anna O?

While Sigmund Freud never actually met Anna O., her case played a major role in the development of psychoanalysis and talk therapy. Learn more about Anna O. and her place in the history of psychology.

Book References in APA Format

APA format has specific rules for creating a book reference. Learn how to reference a book in APA format.

Harry Harlow Biography (1905-1981)

Harry Harlow was an American psychologist best known for his research on social isolation and maternal deprivation. Learn more about his life and legacy.

Stanley Milgram Biography

Stanley Milgram was an American psychologist perhaps best remembered for his infamous obedience experiment. Learn more about his life and career.

Edward B. Titchener Biography

Edward B. Titchener is best remembered for his influence on the school of thought known as structuralism. Learn more about his life, career, and influence on psychology.

Engineering Psychologist

Engineering psychologist focus on enhancing human capabilities by improving work environments, technology, and equipment. Learn more about what this job is like, how much it pays, and how much training is required.

Career Counselor

Career counselors work with people who are seeking career advice or going through a job transition. Learn more about what this job is like, how much it pays, and how much training is required.

Theories of Intelligence

While there are numerous theories of intelligence, psychologists do not agree on a standard definition for the concept of 'intelligence.' Here are some of the major theories.

Career Profile - Sports Psychology

Sports psychology is concerned with sports and exercise, focusing on performance, motivation, and the psychological benefits of sports and athletics. Learn more about typical salaries, required training, and potential job options in this profile of careers in sports psychology.

Psychotherapy Basics

Whether you are a student interested in becoming a therapist or a consumer looking for treatment information, understanding different aspects of psychotherapy can help. Learn more about psychotherapy, types of psychotherapy, the effectiveness of therapy, and different types of therapy providers.

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