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Cold War Psychology in Eastern Europe  

Julien Kiss

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Jul 2020
The Cold War took place between 1948 and 1991 and centered on the antagonism between the two great superpowers, the US and the USSR, each with its allies and areas of influence. If the US ... More

Descartes’ Dualism of Mind and Body in the Development of Psychological Thought  

Deborah Brown and Brian Key

Few practitioners or researchers in psychology would think of the 17th-century French philosopher, René Descartes, as the founding father of their discipline. Yet, it is difficult to see ... More

The Problem and the Measurement of Time in Psychology (1874–1910)  

Silvia Degni

The problem of time in psychology, which first became the object of attention and investigation by scientific psychology concerning the aspect of temporal measurement of mental processes, ... More

Psychoanalysis and Critical Theory  

Gordana Jovanović

The relationship between psychoanalysis and Critical Theory (the Frankfurt School), contrary to dominant interpretations, is examined from a sociocultural perspective. Psychoanalysis ... More

Psychology and Neoliberalism  

Jennifer Clegg and Richard Lansdall-Welfare

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Jul 2020
Neoliberalism is a transatlantic free market ideology based on individual liberty and limited government, developed by Hayek and von Mises. In its third wave (1980–2008), commitment to ... More

Psychology and Race in Racialized Societies  

Cynthia E. Winston-Proctor and Michael R. Winston

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Jul 2020
Within racialized societies, the meaning of race is an important topic of psychological study. As Helms and colleagues has been pointed out, however, race has no consensual theoretical or ... More

Psychology as Mental Health Practice in the United States, 1945–1980  

Wade E. Pickren and Ingrid G. Farreras

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Jul 2020
In a relatively brief period of time, the discipline of psychology in the United States changed from being mostly concerned with its status as a legitimate science, qua physics or biology, ... More

Push and Pull: Biological and Psychological Models of Sexuality in Medical Sexology and Psychoanalysis (1870–1930)  

Harry Oosterhuis

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Jul 2020
Sexual science or sexology arose in the last three decades of the 19th century when psychiatrists and neurologists began to study and treat deviant sexualities as sickly “perversions.” The ... More

Qualitative Inquiry  

Jeanne Marecek and Eva Magnusson

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Jul 2020
Qualitative inquiry is a form of psychological research that seeks in-depth understanding of people and their social worlds. Qualitative researchers typically study the experiences of ... More

Reflexivity and the History of Psychology  

Jill Morawski

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Jul 2020
Reflexivity, a recursive process of turning back, occurs throughout science. Back-and-forth reflexive processes transpire when the scientist executes self-regard and whenever human science ... More

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