Inexpressible humanistic psychology

Psychology Milestones

  • 300

    -600 BC - Buddha - Self & Experience Creates Mind /8-Fold Path

    -600 BC - Buddha - Self & Experience Creates Mind /8-Fold Path
    Buddha- Eightfold Path
  • 330

    Plato - Mind is basis of mental process -387 BC

    Plato - Mind is basis of mental process -387 BC
    actually B.C. time
  • 335

    Aristotle - Heart is the basis of mental process

    Aristotle - Heart is the basis of mental process
    actually B.C. time
  • 335

    Aristotles Suggestion on Heart Mechanism Processes

    Aristotles Suggestion on Heart Mechanism Processes
    NLT
  • 387

    Platos Suggestion on Brain Mental Processes

    Platos Suggestion on Brain Mental Processes
    NLT
  • creation of Hypnosis

    creation of Hypnosis
    Franz Mesmer detailed his cure for some mental illness, orginally called mesmerism and now known as hypnosis Luke deKay
  • First released mental patients

    First released mental patients
    Philippe Pinel released the first metal patients from confinement in the first massive movement for more humane treatment of the mentally ill. Luke deKay
  • Franz Gail wrote about phrenology (the idea that a person's skull shape and placement of bumps on the head can reveal personality traits.

    Franz Gail wrote about phrenology (the idea that a person's skull shape and placement of bumps on the head can reveal personality traits.
    ACG
  • Ernst Heinrich Weber published his perception theory of 'Just Noticeable Difference,' now known as Weber's Law.

    Ernst Heinrich Weber published his perception theory of 'Just Noticeable Difference,' now known as Weber's Law.
    ACG
  • Phineas Gage suffers brain damage- area of brain correlated to personality

    Phineas Gage suffers brain damage- area of brain correlated to personality
    Phineas Gage suffered brain damage when an iron pole peirces his brain. His personality was changed but his intellect remaained intact suggesting that an area of the brain plays a role in personality. NLD
  • Charles Darwin- On the Origin of Species

    Charles Darwin- On the Origin of Species
    Charles Darwin published the On the Origin of Species, detailing his view of evolution and expanding on the theory of 'Survival of the fittest'. NLD
  • Key Role of Language Development

    Key Role of Language Development
    French physician Paul Broca discovered an area in the left frontal lobe that plays a key role in language development. K.M.S
  • Charles Darwin influenced.

    Charles Darwin influenced.
    Sir Francis Galton, influenced by Charles Darwin's 'Origin of the Species,' publishes 'Hereditary Genius,' and argues that intellectual ablities are biological in nature. K.M.S
  • Carl Wernicke and the Brain

    Carl Wernicke and the Brain
    Amos Gray
  • Wilhelm Wundt Founded The First Formal Lab of PSY

    Wilhelm Wundt Founded The First Formal Lab of PSY
    University of Leipzig, marking the formal beginning of the study of human emotions, behaviors and cognitions
    SJB
  • First Psychology Lab

    First Psychology Lab
    Was established at John Hopkins University
    SJB
  • Introduction Of The Study of Memory Processes

    Herman Ebbinghaus introduced the nonsense syllable as means to study Memory Processes
    SJB
  • Beginning of personality theory

    Beginning of personality theory
    1886 Sigmund Freud began performing therapy in Vienna
  • the correlation

    the correlation
    developed to better understand the interrelationships in his intelligence studies -MHL
  • principles of psycology

    principles of psycology
    became the foundation for functionalism -MHL
  • "Mental Tests"

    "Mental Tests"
    The term "Mental Tests" was coined by James Cattell, beginning the specialization in psychology now known as psychological assesment.
  • New York State passed the State Care Act

    New York State passed the State Care Act
    State Care Act- ordering indigent mentally ill patients out of poor houses and into state hospitals for treatment and developing the first institution in the U.S. for psychiatric research.
    SW
  • Foundation of the American Psychological Association (APA)

    Foundation of the American Psychological Association (APA)
    SW
  • First laboratory of psychodiagnosis

     First laboratory of psychodiagnosis
    Alfred Binet foundes the first laboratory of psychodiagnosis.
    GEB
  • School of thought

    School of thought
    Writings by John Dewey began the scool of thought known as functionalism.
    GEB
  • 1st psychological clinic developed at University of Pennsylvania

    1st psychological clinic developed at University of Pennsylvania
    The birth of clinical psychology!
    CML
  • Edward Thorndike "Law of Effect"

    Edward Thorndike "Law of Effect"
    Law of Effect- arguing that "a stimulus-response chain is strengthened if the outcome of that chain is positive."
    CML
  • Sigmund Freud published 'Interception of Dreams' making the beginning of Psychoanalitic thought

    Sigmund Freud published 'Interception of Dreams' making the beginning of Psychoanalitic thought
    CLH
  • The British Psycological Society was founded

    The British Psycological Society was founded
    CLH
  • Alfred Binet's Intelligence Test was first published in France.

    Alfred Binet's Intelligence Test was first published in France.
    Along with collaborator Theodore Simon, Binet developed this test with the special goal of identifying students who needed special help coping with school curricula. -DAR
  • The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology
    Founded by Morton Prince and currently published by the American Psychological Association. -DAR
  • Edward Thorndike's animal intelligence article

    Edward Thorndike's animal intelligence article
    Edward Thorndike published first article on animal intelligence leading to the theory of Operant Conditioning
    RCK
  • Intelligence Quotient (IQ) Formula

    Intelligence Quotient (IQ) Formula
    William Stern developed the original formula for the Intelligence Quotient (IQ) after studying the scores on Binet's intelligence test. Formula:
    IQ=[Mental Age (MA) / Chronological Age (CA)] X100
    RCK
  • John E. Watson published, "Pshycology as a Behavorist Views it"

    John E. Watson published, "Pshycology as a Behavorist Views it"
    John E.Watson published, "Psychology as a Behavorist Views it" marking the beginnings of Behavorial Psycology
  • Carl G. Jung opened school of Analytical Psychology

    Carl G. Jung opened school of Analytical Psychology
    Carl G. Jung departed from freudian views and developed his own theories citing Freuds in ability to acknowledge religion and spirituality. His new school of thought became known as Analytical Psychology
  • Stanford-Binet Intelligence Test

    Stanford-Binet Intelligence Test
    published in the United States KCC
  • Army Alpha and Beta Tests were developed

    Army Alpha and Beta Tests were developed
    Robert Yerkes (president of APA at the time) developed the Army Alpha and Beta Tests to measure intelligence in a group format. The tests were adopted for use with all new recruits in the US military a year later KCC
  • John B. Watson and Rosalie Rayner

    John B. Watson and Rosalie Rayner
    John and Roasalie pubilsh Little Albert Experiment.
  • Psychological Corporation launched the first psychological test development company

    Psychological Corporation launched the first psychological test development company
    Not only did they commercialize psychological testing, but they allowed testing to take place at offices and clinics rather than only at universities and research facilities. Group 5- Montana H
  • Max Wertheimer

    Max Wertheimer
    Founder of Gestalt pschology.
    Phelan
  • Wolfgang Kohler published 'The Mentality of Apes'

    Wolfgang Kohler published 'The Mentality of Apes'
    Woflgang Kohler published 'The Mentality of Apes' which became a major component of Gestalt Psychology Group 5- Montana H
  • Anna Freud's first published book expanding father's ideas in treatment of chidren.

    Anna Freud's first published book expanding father's ideas in treatment of chidren.
    KSF
  • Wolfgang Kohler criticizes behaviorism in his publication on Gestalt Psychology

    Wolfgang Kohler criticizes behaviorism in his publication on Gestalt Psychology
    KSF
  • Jean Piaget published 'The Moral Judgement of Children'

    Jean Piaget published 'The Moral Judgement of Children'
    Beginning his popularity as the leading theorist in cognitive development. LNM
  • Walter B. Cannon began research on the fight or flight phenomenon.

    Walter B. Cannon began research on the fight or flight phenomenon.
  • TAT

    TAT
    Thematic Appreception Test (TAT) was published by Henry Murray. Group 6 Rashawn R
  • Frontal Lobotomy

    Frontal Lobotomy
    Egas Moniz published his work on frontal lobotomies as a treatment for mental illness. Group 6 Rashawn R
  • Electorshock Therapy was first used on a human patient.

    Electorshock Therapy was first used on a human patient.
    EVS
  • Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Test was Published.

    Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Test was Published.
    This eventually became the most widely used intellectual assessment. EVS
  • The Canadian Psychological Association was founded.

    The Canadian Psychological Association was founded.
    EVS
  • Carl Rogers published ' Counseling and Psychotherapy'

    Carl Rogers published ' Counseling and Psychotherapy'
    It's sugesting that respect and a nonjudgemental approach to therapy is the foundation for effective treatment of mental health issues. BMK
  • MMPI Developed

    MMPI Developed
    The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) is developed and becomes one of the most widely researched and accepted psychological assessment devices. The types of things that are measured are one's paranoia, depression, and so on. TW
  • Jean Piaget published 'Psychology of Intelligence' discussing theories of cognitive development.

    Jean Piaget published 'Psychology of Intelligence' discussing theories of cognitive development.
    BMK
  • Connecticut Recognizes Psycholgy

    Connecticut Recognizes Psycholgy
    The state of Connecticut passed licensure legislation for psychologists, becoming the first state to recognize psychology as a protected practice oriented profession. TW
  • Karen Horney's published her feministic views of psychoanalytic theory

    Karen Horney's published her feministic views of psychoanalytic theory
    marks the beginning of feminism LKC
  • The Journal of Clinical Psychology was founded

    The Journal of Clinical Psychology was founded
    LKC
  • Boulder Conference outlines model of Clinical Psychology

    Boulder Conference outlines model of Clinical Psychology
    At the 1949 Boulder Conference, the scientist-practitioner model of clinical psychology was outlined. This outline looked at the M. D. versus Ph. D. used by medical providers and researchers.
  • Erik Erikson published 'Childhood and Society' where he expands Freud's Theory

    Erik Erikson published 'Childhood and Society' where he expands Freud's Theory
    Erik Erikson expanded Freud's Theory in his book 'Childhood and Society.' He included aspects of personality development across a lifespan.
  • Hans Eysenck

    Hans Eysenck
    Hans Eysenck suggests that therapy is effective. This causes can major shift in thinking in psychology.
    AIS
  • Chlorpromazine(Thorazine) first used in the treatment of schizophrenia

    Chlorpromazine(Thorazine) first used in the treatment of schizophrenia
    KIA
  • Modern Classification of Mental Illness

    Modern Classification of Mental Illness
    Modern classification of mental illness is published helping to unify the field. AIS
  • Code of Ethics

    Code of Ethics
    Code of Ethics for Psychologists was developed by the American Psychological Associaion. -CAT
  • B.F. Skinner outlined behavioral therapy

    B.F. Skinner outlined behavioral therapy
    KIA
  • Humanistic Psychology

    Humanistic Psychology
    Abraham Maslow helped to found Humanistic Psychology and late developed his famous Hierachy of Needs. -CAT
  • Cognitive Dissonance

    Cognitive Dissonance
    Leon Festinger proposed his theory of 'Cognitive Dissonance' and late became an influence figure in Social Psychology. -CAT
  • John Berry: Cross-cultural research

    John Berry: Cross-cultural research
    John Berry introduces the importance of cross-cultural research bringing diversity into the forefront of psychological research and application. KN
  • Carl Rogers: Mental health treatment

    Carl Rogers: Mental health treatment
    Carl Rogers published 'On Becoming a Person', marking a powerful change in how treatment for mental health issues is conducted.KN.
  • Lawrence Kolberg introduced his ideas for the sequencing of morality development.

    Lawrence Kolberg introduced his ideas for the sequencing of morality development.
    Moral Development Theory-people progressed moral reasoning through ethnical behavior. Obseved through 6 stages. (BA)
  • ALfred Bandura introduced the idea of Observational Learning on the development of personality.

    ALfred Bandura introduced the idea of Observational Learning on the development of personality.
    Introduced idea of Personality resulting from interactions with individuals’ biometrics. Theory that individuals who believe they can succeed are more likely than others. (BA)
  • Aaron Beck published a Psychological model

    Aaron Beck published a Psychological model
    Aaron Beck published a psychological model of depression suggesting that thoughts play a significant role in the development and maintenance of depression.
    _DB
  • DSM II was Published

    DSM II was published by the American Psychiatric Association.
    _DB
  • First Doctor of Psychology professional degree program

    First Doctor of Psychology professional degree program
    First Doctor of Psychology professional degree program in Clinical Psychology was established in the Department of Psychology at The University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign
    ACF Group 9
  • Joseph Wolpe published "The Practice of Behavior Therapy"

    Joseph Wolpe published "The Practice of Behavior Therapy"
    ACF Group 9
  • First Doctorate in Psychology

    First Doctorate in Psychology
    The first Doctorate in Psychology was awarded from the University of Illinois. VET
  • APA Endorses the Doctorate of Psychology

    APA Endorses the Doctorate of Psychology
    The American Psychological Association (APA) endorses the Doctorate of Psychology for professional psychological practice. VET
  • DSM III Published by the APA

    DSM III Published by the APA
    The DSM III, or Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, was published by the Americal Psychiatric Assosication. VET
  • American Psychological Society established

    American Psychological Society established
    ARN
  • Emergence of managed care leads to the idea of prescribing psychologists and equity in mental health coverage

    Emergence of managed care leads to the idea of prescribing psychologists and equity in mental health coverage
    The emergence of managed care prompts the APA to become more political, leading to the idea of prescribing psychologists and equity in mental health coverage.
  • DSM IV

    DSM IV
    TMT
  • First Psychologists prescribe medication through the U.S. military's psychopharmacology program

    First Psychologists prescribe medication through the U.S. military's psychopharmacology program
    TMT
  • Deep Blue beats Kasparov

    Deep Blue beats Kasparov
    Deep Blue (chess playing computer) beats World's best chess player, Garry Kasparov, marking a milestone in the development of artificial intelligence. CMH
  • Psychologist in Guam gain prescription privileges for psychotropic medication

    Psychologist in Guam gain prescription privileges for psychotropic medication
    ARN
  • new mexico become the first state to pass legislation allowing psychologists to prescribe psychotropic medication

    new mexico become the first state to pass legislation allowing psychologists to prescribe psychotropic medication
  • george bush promotes legalization guarantee comprehensive mental health coverage

    george bush promotes legalization guarantee comprehensive mental health coverage
  • Mentally ill

    Mentally ill
  • American Psychological Association Founded

    American Psychological Association Founded
    Amos Gray