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Credited with founding the field of experimental psychology. Described the structure of the conscious mind and how emotions lead to cognition and behavior.
Studied the function of consciousness rather than structure.
His theories include levels of consciousness, structure of personality. and stages of child development.
John B Watson
Developed an objective way of analyzing behavior that emphasized the observable behavior of individuals rather than their emotional or mental state "Little Albert" experiment.
His experimental work with dogs led to his theories about unconditioned and conditioned stimulus and response behaviors.
He developed a stage model of how children's cognitive abilities develop over time.
He focused on children's learning processes and the use of language in learning.
Was known for his work in areas of social psychology. Organizational management and applied psychology.
James Karl & Karen Wandrei
These individuals developed an assessment system that evaluated social, environmental, mental and physical health problems, and client strengths.
Credited with studying females to determine gender differences and similarities in development and functioning.
Identified the stages that individuals go through in the dying process.
John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth
They identified the characteristics of a child's attachment to his or her caregiver and the phases that a child experiences when separated from the caregiver.
His focus was on the development of moral reasoning for which he developed a six stage model of moral judgement.
Outlined behavioral therapy. Focus was the use of consequence to modify the occurrence and form of behavior.
He built upon Freudian theories and expanded them to adult development. He identified the psychosocial stages of development from birth to death.
He viewed the needs of human beings as hierarchical. He developed a pyramid of human needs that ranged from the most basic to higher order needs.
Worked primarily with children and identified unconscious defense mechanisms used to protect the ego.