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How did the first of the famous become psychologists

The history of psychology has always been difficult enough for psychology students to study. It is not easy to enter the circle of concepts and theories that are now considered to be already out of date and are of only historical interest. Modern psychology is usually closer and more understandable.

What is the profession of a psychologist, what is the psychology of a psychologist? This becomes clearer when you study biographies, the life path of psychologists, professionals.

Of all the famous psychologists for this manual, I chose two: Wilhelm Wundt and Sigmund Freud - the first of the famous. They represent the beginning of the scientific and practical branches of psychology. W. Wundt is the first outstanding scientific psychologist. Z. Freud is the first outstanding practical psychologist. We will devote the following two sections to them.
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How did the first of the famous become psychologists

    In its short century, psychology has penetrated the ordinary world. A close friend may be an “introvert” with a “crowded out complex” that needs to be “completed gestalt”. Many people believe that they can take a course in understanding psychology by watching reality shows on television and buying up the latest editions of self-help books that compare every human emotion with a garden vegetable. To flip it
  2. Psychology is becoming an independent science
    The development of psychology as an independent science dates back to the second half of the 19th century. Objective research methods are becoming increasingly important. Many psychologists consider them more scientifically sound than the introspective method that has been used for a long time to study human consciousness. Psychological research increasingly uses measurements, which is becoming important
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  4. Characteristics of developmental psychology, developmental psychology as a science
    Age psychology is a branch of psychological science that studies the facts and patterns of human development, the age dynamics of its psyche. The object of study of developmental psychology is a normal, healthy person developing and changing in ontogenesis. Development Psychology highlights age-related changes in people's behavior and seeks to explain these changes, to reveal patterns
  5. Age psychology as a component of the methodological foundations of military psychology
    Age psychology, being a branch of psychological science, studies the laws of mental development and the characteristics of personality formation at various stages of a person’s ontogenesis from birth to old age. Age psychology took shape in an independent field of knowledge at the end of the last century as a child psychology and for a long time was limited to studying the child’s mental development.
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  7. Features of psychology as a science. Correlation of everyday and scientific psychology.
    There are two different areas of psychological knowledge - scientific and everyday, everyday psychology. If scientific psychology arose relatively recently, then everyday psychological knowledge has always been included in various types of human practice. The fundamental condition for the existence of man is a certain conscious representation of the world around him and his place in it. The study
  8. Practical Psychology as a Field of Professional Psychologists
    Practical psychology as a field of professional activity
  9. When you live with a human victim, do you become one yourself?
    Only if you agree to succumb to its influence. We are constantly experiencing all kinds of influences. We are free to accept those that suit us and reject those that do not suit us. That is why it is important to be more conscious, more alert and not to allow yourself to be manipulated without your knowledge, not to succumb to influence. If we fall under the influence, it never happens through fault
  10. How to become a psychologist
    In the first chapter, I told you how the creators of modern trends in psychology became psychologists. Those who have already chosen their path will go immediately to the psychological departments of universities. I will talk with you a little later. And now I will tell you how some people came to psychology of my friends and myself. This is for those who hesitate. The worst thing is doubt. Therefore, if
  11. Psychology as a science
    If you try to highlight the main trends and directions in the history of the development of human society, then as one of the most significant areas it should be noted the desire of people to acquire and accumulate knowledge. The tendency to the acquisition and accumulation of knowledge is characteristic of both the individual person and humanity as a whole. In the process of evolution of human society
  12. Psychology as an applied and practical direction
    At present, practical psychology can be considered not only as a sphere of application of psychological knowledge, not only as a psychological practice and a way to test speculative psychological models, but also as a new, actively developing branch of psychological science that has its own subject? study and development. As such, in our opinion, the principles, methods and
    Learning to mislead people about their knowledge of psychology is quite simple. However, this is unlikely to make you a psychologist. Therefore, we will leave the details for later. In practice, psychology is not collecting drops of understanding from a fountain of knowledge, but plugging holes in a leaking dam in order to contain an avalanche of ignorance. You need to learn how to give the last for the first. Create an atmosphere First,
  14. The formation of psychology as a separate science
    Mental phenomena, as already noted, have long attracted the attention of scientists and thinkers, but only at the end of the 19th century did psychology become an independent science. In 1879, the German psychologist Wilhelm Wundt (1832–1920) founded the world's first laboratory of experimental psychology at the University of Leipzig. After 6 years, in 1885, the outstanding Russian scientist Vladimir Mikhailovich Bekhterev
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  16. Professional activity of a psychologist. Psychologists as a professional community
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