The Psychoanalytic Theory of Personality Development

Sigmund Freud is renowned worldwide as the founder of psychoanalysis. Which is a clinical method used for the treatment of psychopathology. He laid out the psychoanalytic theory of personality development for the first time in the late 19th century. This theory became a guide for psychoanalysis, but it underwent significant changes over the years. It […]

Stages of Moral Development by Lawrence Kohlberg

The stages of moral development detailed by Lawrence Kohlberg were largely influenced by Jean Piaget’s psychological theory. Jean Piaget was known for his works on child development. Kohlberg started working on the topic in the mid-twentieth century while studying psychology at the University of Chicago. According to this theory, moral reasoning is an essential condition […]

12 Most Important Scientists in History

A lot of today’s technological advancements can be attributed to the theories and discoveries of the past. They were the result of intense research and experiments done by great scientists over the years. However, we tend to forget this fact while working on computers or when launching space missions. This article is a tribute to […]

Theory of Psychosocial Development by Erik Erikson

Born Erik Salomonsen on the 15th of June 1902, Erik Erikson was a German-American psychoanalyst and developmental psychologist. He coined the term ‘identity crisis and is known for his ‘Theory of Psychosocial Development. He developed this theory in collaboration with his wife, Joan Erikson, in the 20th century.  It describes the eight stages of psychosocial […]

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