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Magda Arnold and the Human Person: A Mid-Century Case Study on the Relationship Between Psychology and Religion
The life of Magda Arnold (1903-2002)—best known for her pioneering appraisal theory of emotion—spanned the 20th century, and she witnessed the rise and fall of many of the major “schools” of psychology. Arnold had an unusual ...
Schopenhauer's Psychological Worldview: History, Philosophy and Relevance
The complete philosophical works of Arthur Schopenhauer are explored through a comprehensive psychological reading that intends to highlight the holistic theories of human nature that amount to a pessimistic and metaphysical ...
Prolegomenon for a Body-Oriented Research Method in Psychology
Mainstream psychology adheres to a reductionist perspective on the body which is founded on a biomedical framework. In this view, the bodys functioning is investigated as merely physiological correlates of mental processes. ...
Networking Western Psychology's Elite: A Digital Analysis of "A History of Psychology in Autobiography"
This thesis analyzes digital social networks for the institutional affiliations of the one hundred and twenty authors in the A History of Psychology in Autobiography (AHPA) book series. The introductory section contextualizes ...
The Past Lives of Betty Eisner: Examining the Spiritual Psyche of Early Psychedelic Therapy through the Story of a Outsider, a Pioneer, and a Villain
In this thesis, I argue that early LSD research was imbued with a sense of mysticism that was constructed to be commensurable with concurrent scientific epistemology. I demonstrate how mysticism entered psychedelic research ...
"The Era of Skepticism" Disciplinary Controversy and Crisis as Detour to the Big Five
The current disciplinary histories of the Five-Factor Model (FFM) of personality, or the Big Five, suggest that the ultimately temporary paucity of research on the model (and the delay in consensus toward it) is due in ...