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    Psychology, the study of the mind and its functions, is a huge field of scientific research and one that pertains to everybody. From this field, a number of sub-fields have arisen that study the mind in relation to a particular culture or demographic of people, such as African-centered psychology, or simply African psychology. African psychology is defined by Clark (!) as “the recognition and practice of a body of knowledge which is fundamentally different in origin, content, and direction than that

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    Clinical Psychologists Heather Berry Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville Clinical Psychologists Clinical psychology is a broad practice of psychology. Psychology.org defines clinical psychology as the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental diseases. Myers and Dewall (2015) textbook describes clinical psychologists as a psychologist with a Ph. D (includes research training) or Psy D. (focuses on therapy) supplemented by a supervised internship and other

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    An introduction to psychology The American Psychological Association ( APA) defines Psychology as the study of the mind and behavior. It is a discipline embraces the human experience (APA). Psychology was founded in Germnay during the 1879 by Wilhelm Wundt who was conducting a research. There he was opened the first laboratory at the University of Leipzig. Wundt was joined in 1892 by G. Stanley Hall who founded the American Psychological Association. While he served as the president of APA,

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    colour. Despite this continuity humans still continue to assign each other to discrete hair-colour categories such as ‘blonde’ or ‘brown’ which have no basis in biology but still go on to determine how that person is thought of in society. The American Psychology Association (APA) provides guidelines for researchers to follow in both research and writing scientifically in order to avoid any form of labelling bias when referring to participants or groups of participants. These guidelines are in place

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    colour. Despite this continuity humans still continue to assign each other to discrete hair-colour categories such as ‘blonde’ or ‘brown’ which have no basis in biology but still go on to determine how that person is thought of in society. The American Psychology Association (APA) provides guidelines for researchers to follow in both research and writing scientifically in order to avoid any form of labelling bias when referring to participants or groups of participants. These guidelines are in place

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    Throughout the history of Psychology, Carl Rogers is known as one of the most influential psychologists thanks to his lifetime contributions. His contributions vary from forming a new psychological theory and its consequent practices to writing books and publishing research papers. Carl Rogers (January 8, 1902 - February 4, 1987) was an American psychology. Rogers exposed to religion at a very young age as he was born and bred in a Protestant family. However, Rogers later changed his view on religion

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    The historical underpinnings of American psychology came by way of Francis Bacon and John Stuart Mill philosophy, Charles Darwin evolutionary biology, Chauncey Wright evolutionary psychology, and Wilhelm Wundt volunteer psychology generally (Green, 2009; Wright, 1873). From these philosophical and biological contributors came two major schools of American psychology, namely structuralism and functionalism (Green, 2009; Caldwell, 1899; biological terms; see Boucher, 2015, pp. 384-385), which emerged

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    Description This lecture podcast discussing structuralism and functionalism in the development of American psychology must have a road map for how I will chart this brief course through such a brilliant history with characters as large as Lady Liberty. Therefore, I will begin by discussing the historical nature and foundational construct of structuralism, functionalism, the process of change for American psychology to be where it is today, and finish with a summary. I will also make available the paper and

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    William James and Early American Psychology When one thinks of American psychology, one cannot help but think of William James. James’s contributions to psychology remain influential to this day. For starters, he helped move American psychology away from philosophy and towards a science. Although not a laboratory scientist, James is considered one of the founders of American psychology because of his scientific ideas. James proposed that a habit is developed as a result of our complex nervous systems

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    towards working in the area of community psychology is the mental health and societal issues that encompass the African American community. When I was 11 years old, I became a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). My encounters with this association opened my eyes to matters in which I am still interested and enthralled by today. These matters incorporate the social, educational, and political events that African Americans face on a daily basis. I would continuously

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