When I started my first psychology course I couldn't understand the separation between the different subjects, or disciplines, in psychology. Developmental psychologists aren't that much different from cognitive psychologists - they both study mental events and processes - but one almost never refers to the other. Why?
My first impression was that psychology's disciplines were simply an historical accident, whose momentum had not yet dissipated. But a series of articles I discovered on unity in psychology began to open my eyes to myriad discussion about unity in psychology.
Follow the search from the start:
- Unifying Psychology
- Unity: Gregg Henriques
- Unity: Psychology Defined
- Unity's Enemy: Complacency
- Unity: Disorganisation in Psychology
- Unity: The Cognitive Revolution Unifies
- Unity: Fuzzy Terminology
- Unity: Psychology is the Mother of All Sciences
- Unity: A Noble Quest
- Unity: Avoiding Critical Reflection?
- Unity: Support From Cognitive Science
- Reflecting on Unity
- Unity: Toward a Useful Mass Movement
Making Habits, Breaking Habits
In his new book, Jeremy Dean--psychologist and author of PsyBlog--looks at how habits work, why they are so hard to change, and how to break bad old cycles and develop new healthy, creative, happy habits.
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