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History of the entire world, i guess. The Royal Observatory Greenwich - where east meets west: People: David Kinnebrook. Born in Norwich, Norfolk, David Kinnebrook is one of Maskelyne’s better known assistants on account of his unwitting role in giving birth to the science of experimental psychology.

The Royal Observatory Greenwich - where east meets west: People: David Kinnebrook

He was described in 1898 by Maunder (one of Christie’s assistants), as ‘an unconscious martyr to science’, having been dismissed over inconsistencies between his and Maskelyne’s observations. Although Maskelyne had deduced that for some reason Kinnebrook was not following the method prescribed for observing transits, later research and analysis by the astronomer Bessel suggested that this probably was not the case and that different observers responded to the same stimuli in different ways.

It was his findings that gave rise to both the concept of the personal equation and to the science of experimental psychology. Kinnebrook had taken over the role of Assistant in 1794 from Joshua Garnett and was himself replaced by Thomas Evans in 1796. Further Reading Providing longitude for all. The Improbable Progenitor. Can History Predict the Future? Peter Turchin, one of the world’s experts on pine beetles and possibly also on human beings, met me reluctantly this summer on the campus of the University of Connecticut at Storrs, where he teaches.

Can History Predict the Future?

Like many people during the pandemic, he preferred to limit his human contact. He also doubted whether human contact would have much value anyway, when his mathematical models could already tell me everything I needed to know. But he had to leave his office sometime. (“One way you know I am Russian is that I cannot think sitting down,” he told me. “I have to go for a walk.”) From the June 2020 issue: We are living in a failed state.

History of Science, Invention, and World

History of Philosophy, Definitions, Concepts. History of Universe. Piaget Cog Development. Adolescence. Vladimir Mikhailovic Bekhterev (1857–1927): Strange Circumstances Surrounding the Death of the Great Russian Neurologist - FullText - European Neurology 2011, Vol. 66, No. 1. Open-Access Group Sanctions Three Publishers After Science 'Sting' A leading trade association for the publishers of free, open-access (OA) scientific journals has expelled two of its members, and put a third on probation, as a result of a controversial investigative journalism project published earlier this year by Science.

Open-Access Group Sanctions Three Publishers After Science 'Sting'

The Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) announced today on its blog that it is terminating the memberships of publishers Hikari Ltd. and Dove Medical Press and placing the membership of SAGE Publications “under review” for 6 months. Last month, reporter John Bohannon sparked extensive debate with a story, part of a larger special issue on how scientists communicate with each other, which documented lax standards for accepting manuscripts at a number of OA journals.

He found that dozens of free journals accepted a fake and obviously flawed study that he had created. A Hikari employee reached by ScienceInsider declined comment on the announcement. Dove did not respond to requests for comment. I've tracked all my son's first words since birth. Philippe Pinel - Moral Development, Mental, and Medical - JRank Articles. A Brief History of Schizophrenia. The Strange Victorian Computer That Generated Latin Verse.

Looking inside the Eureka machine.

The Strange Victorian Computer That Generated Latin Verse

(Photo: © Alfred Gillett Trust) In July 1845, British curiosity-seekers headed to London’s Egyptian Hall to try out the novelty of the summer. Size Matters: The Hidden Mathematics of Life : Krulwich Wonders...

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Psychology History & Timelines. History of Neuroscience. History of Psychoanalysis. Famous Psychology Experiments. Learning History. Psychophysics, Psychometrics, and Psych Testing. PsyHist Infographics. Newer Ideas. Freud & Psychoanalysis Today. The Mike Wallace Interview featuring Rod Serling. Ancient "Brain" ISAR - Rewriting Mental Testing History. Rewriting Mental Testing History: The View from the American Psychologist Note: This article, first published in 1986, is a critique of Mark Snyderman and Richard J.

ISAR - Rewriting Mental Testing History

Herrnstein, "Intelligence Tests and the Immigration Act of 1924," American Psychologist 38 (September 1983): 986-995, in which the authors argue: "The testing community did not generally view its findings as favoring restrictive immigration policies like those of the 1924 Act, and Congress took virtually no notice of intelligence testing, as far as one can ascertain from the records and publications of the time. " (p. 986). Steven A. A Review of B. F. Skinner's Verbal Behavior. Preface Rereading this review after eight years, I find little of substance that I would change if I were to write it today.

A Review of B. F. Skinner's Verbal Behavior

I am not aware of any theoretical or experimental work that challenges its conclusions; nor, so far as I know, has there been any attempt to meet the criticisms that are raised in the review or to show that they are erroneous or ill-founded.

Eugenics in Science

Today's rich families in Florence, Italy, were rich 700 years ago. A lot has changed in the Italian city of Florence in the roughly 700 years since the 1427 census, but a striking new paper from Guglielmo Barone and Sauro Mocetti shows that one thing has changed less than you might think — the genealogical composition of who is rich and who is not.

Today's rich families in Florence, Italy, were rich 700 years ago

Conventional studies of economic mobility generally look at the change across one generation — typically comparing the incomes of fathers and their sons. These studies show that mobility varies significantly from country to country, with a relatively low 0.2 percent elasticity of income in the Nordic countries and a relatively high 0.5 percent elasticity of income in places like the UK, the US, and Italy. An elasticity of 1 would mean that income status is perfectly inherited between father and son, whereas an elasticity of 0 would mean no inheritance. The important thing is that even a relatively high elasticity implies a great deal of mobility in the long run.

The Cure For Fear. Klaver found it difficult to talk about her anxiety, even with her husband.

The Cure For Fear

Thinking back to the robbery left her feeling even more isolated and vulnerable. “The first seconds, you feel so very, very lonely,” she said. She resisted the idea of psychotherapy, with its long sessions devoted to reliving and processing the trauma. A year and a half later, in 2013, Klaver read an item in the newspaper about Merel Kindt, a professor of clinical psychology at the University of Amsterdam. Kindt had developed a revolutionary treatment that could “neutralize” fear memories with a single pill. A team of psychologists have published a list of the 50 most incorrectly used terms in psychology (by both laymen and psychologists) in the journal Frontiers in Psychology. This free access paper explains many misunderstandings in modern psychology. : Eve. Untitled. Transforming Diagnosis.

In a few weeks, the American Psychiatric Association will release its new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).

Transforming Diagnosis

This volume will tweak several current diagnostic categories, from autism spectrum disorders to mood disorders. While many of these changes have been contentious, the final product involves mostly modest alterations of the previous edition, based on new insights emerging from research since 1990 when DSM-IV was published. Sometimes this research recommended new categories (e.g., mood dysregulation disorder) or that previous categories could be dropped (e.g., Asperger’s syndrome).1 The goal of this new manual, as with all previous editions, is to provide a common language for describing psychopathology. Yvonne Brill and the Beef-Stroganoff Illusion.

The most grating phrase in the opening paragraph of the Times’s obituary of Yvonne Brill, a rocket scientist whose inventions satellites still depend on, is not the one the newspaper changed after a burst of outrage—the one about beef Stroganoff.

Yvonne Brill and the Beef-Stroganoff Illusion

The Stroganoff, if anything, is a clue, one ignored in the obituary, whose greater flaws, like Brill’s achievements, are hidden in plain sight. Here is how it originally began: She made a mean beef stroganoff, followed her husband from job to job and took eight years off from work to raise three children. “The world’s best mom,” her son Matthew said.

From Homer To J.K. Rowling: The World's Greatest Storytellers, Visualized. "Storytelling" has become a buzzword in boardrooms of late—the term has come to refer to a branding strategy as companies seek to use compelling narratives to captivate consumers. But before it became an overused bit of business jargon, storytelling was the job of authors, poets, playwrights, and not brands. History’s greatest storytellers are visualized in this timeline infographic by culture site Raconteur, which based on its survey of nearly 500 authors, journalists, students, and media professionals. Respondents' votes for world’s greatest storyteller span from the bards and messiahs of ancient times (Homer, Rumi, Jesus) to present-day bestselling authors (J.K. Rowling, Haruki Murakami, Steig Larson).

There are a few poetic musicians scattered throughout (Morrissey, Johnny Cash). A Dangerous Man: Lewis Terman and George Stoddard their Debates. StagesCenter. The Enduring Influence of Jean Piaget. The Psychology Today interview with Jean Piaget took place in 1970 at the height of his influence. During that year, the international Jean Piaget Society was formed, and the society, as well as Piaget’s influence, endure. Measurements of the Accuracy of Recollection. The Truth About Lie Detectors (aka Polygraph Tests) Lie detector tests have become a popular cultural icon — from crime dramas to comedies to advertisements — the picture of a polygraph pen wildly gyrating on a moving chart is readily recognized symbol. But, as psychologist Leonard Saxe, PhD, (1991) has argued, the idea that we can detect a person's veracity by monitoring psychophysiological changes is more myth than reality.

Even the term "lie detector," used to refer to polygraph testing, is a misnomer. Cattell james m. Treatment for the 'untreatable' Up to 30 percent of people who require mental health services have at least one personality disorder (PD)--characterized by abnormal and maladaptive inner experience and behavior. Personality disorders, also known as Axis II disorders, include obsessive-compulsive PD, avoidant PD, paranoid PD and borderline PD. Axis I disorders, on the other hand, include depression and schizophrenia--mental illnesses thought to be less pervasive but more acute. While people with PDs can possess very different personality disturbances, they have at least one thing in common: chances are their mental illness will not remit without professional intervention. Leichsenring Psychodyn%20%26%20CBT%20for%20PD. Freud is Dead. Five Fallacies of Grief: Debunking Psychological Stages. Focus PerlmanEng. An Open Letter from Isaac Newton to the Field of Psychology.

Newton 4. PsychologyintheAgeofNewton. Teo a0031587. The Lost Millennium: Psychology During the Middle Ages. Bigfive_John.pdf. How to correct a horse who is disrespectful, food protective or ear pinning - Rick Gore Horsemanship. Diogenes the Cynic. Sunday's program is about Diogenes the Cynic. Default. Jones-thissen-2007.pdf. Classics in Psychology. Evolution myths: 'Survival of the fittest' justifies 'everyone for themselves' - New Scientist. Fechner. Portraits of European Neuroscientists. Marie Jean Pierre Flourens (1794–1867): an extraordinary scientist of his time. History of Phrenology on the Web. FJ Gall. Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828) the originator of what later became phrenology. Phrenology. Homepage of the Department of Psychology at the University of Leipzig. Must Watch Psychology Videos. A Top 10 List of Psychology’s Big Questions, and the Answers. Introduction to Psychology. Psychology & The Human Mind. What Science Tells Us about Beating Addiction Aspen Ideas Festival PBS.

Basic Definitions. History of Psychology. Antecedent Influences Towards American Functionalism. Schultz Modern Psychology. Martin Seligman. History and Systems - Woolf_History_and_Systems.pdf. The Church-Turing Thesis. Building Complex Machines Using LEGO® 25 Mind Blowing Psychology Experiments...You Won't Believe What's Inside Your Head. Yuri Bezmenov: Deception Was My Job (Complete) Kraepelin and Eugenics, Just Like a Dog Returning to its Vomit.

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AI in Psych. Dr. Donald Hebb - Biography. Internet Data Sources for Social Scientists. An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments. Gestalt therapy - children, define, functioning, adults, withdrawal, drug, examples, person. Online Proofreader: Pre-grade your paper. SOS, Missouri - Wolfner Library: You Say It How? Lost Memoir Reveals the True Freud, Writes John Kerr. Freud, Fraud and the Delusion of Experience. Part 2.

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Self Esteem. On the Direct Perception of a Property. Flow.gif (GIF Image, 1680 × 1020 pixels) - Scaled (55%) Mimosa Plants Have Long Term Memory, Can Learn, Biologists Say. Introduction to Psychology 1.0. Don't know much about history. Human Intelligence: biographical profiles, current controversies, resources for teachers.