Southern New Hampshire University - BA - Psychology
Southern New Hampshire University's online psychology program features six concentrations including addiction, child development, and mental health. The 120-credit bachelor of arts degree includes foundational classes in research and physiology as well as a choice of electives. The four-year program features a senior capstone project.
Ashford University - BA - Psychology
Ashford's bachelor's in cognitive studies explores how people learn, solve problems, and make decisions. Graduates are prepared for careers in rehabilitation, special education, and more. The program does not lead directly to teacher licensure. Financial aid is available to all students.
Walden University - BS - Psychology: General Psychology
Walden's online bachelor's of science in general psychology is the perfect program for students interested in learning how the mind works. Graduates leave school with a well-rounded education, ready for the professional workforce or further training in the field.
Capella University - BS - Psychology
The general psychology specialization of Capella’s online BS in psychology is designed around APA guidelines, providing students with a comprehensive foundational education in human learning, emotions, behaviors, and more. Coursework can be customized to include further concentration in addictions, behavioral health, or forensics psychology.
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Eysenck?s theory is based primarily on physiology and genetics. Although he is a behaviorist who considers learned habits of great importance, he considers personality differences as growing out of our genetic inheritance. He is, therefore, primarily interested in what is usually called temperament.
Piaget theorized on thought-processes of doing science, and the nature of thought itself, especially in the development of thinking. He called it genetic epistemology, meaning the study of the development of knowledge.
Horney's theory is perhaps the best theory of neurosis we have. First, she offered a different way of viewing neurosis. She saw it as much more continuous with normal life than previous theorists. Specifically, she saw neurosis as an attempt to make life bearable, as a way of "interpersonal control and coping."
Binswanger and other existential psychologists make a point of discovering their client's world view (or world design). This is not a matter of discussing a person's religion or philosophy of life, necessarily. Binswanger wants to know about your Lebenswelt, Husserl's word for "lived world." He is looking for a concrete, everyday world view.
Boss has studied dreams more than any other existentialist, and considers them important in therapy. But instead of interpreting them as Freudians or Jungians do, he allows them to reveal their own meanings.
Rank introduced the concept of "will", an ego imbued with power. Rank classified 3 types of people, adapted type, neurotic type, and productive type.
Rollo May is the best known American existential psychologist. Much of his thinking can be understood by reading about existentialism in general, and the overlap between his ideas and the ideas of Ludwig Binswanger is great.
An excellent background on Freud, his history, and his theories.
Viktor Frankl is nearly as well known for certain clinical details of his approach as for his overall theory. He believes that the existential vacuum is often filled with certain neurotic ?vicious cycles.? For example, there is the idea of anticipatory anxiety: Someone may be so afraid of getting certain anxiety-related symptoms that getting those symptoms becomes inevitable.
An interactive website where readers can talk with author Charles McPhee, submit dreams for interpretation, and have questions on sleep disorders answered.
Descriptions of psychological impulse control disorders such as kleptomania, domestic violence, pyromania, intermittent explosive disorder, pathological gambling, and trichotillomania.
Behaviorism is a theory of animal and human learning that only focuses on objectively observable behaviors and discounts mental activities. Behavior theorists define learning as nothing more than the acquisition of new behavior.