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The nature of love

The nature of love

Harry Harlow | Psychology & Culture
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 22

During the first half of the 20th century, many psychologists believed that showing affection towards children was merely a sentimental gesture that served no real purpose. Behaviorist John B. Watson once even went so far as to warn parents, "When you are tempted to pet your child, remember...

The Art of Public Speaking

The Art of Public Speaking

Dale Carnegie | Psychology & Culture
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Published: Mar 2012
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The classic work on how to speak to audiences effectively.


Mourning and Melancholia.

Mourning and Melancholia.

Sigmund Freud. | Psychology & Culture
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The manuscript of "Mourning and Melancholia" dates from 1915, but the paper was not published until two years later. In this short, rich article, Freud described the essence of melancholia by comparing it to the normal affect of mourning. He distanced himself from the psychiatric perspective he...

Freud and cocaine

Freud and cocaine

Marty Roth | Psychology & Culture
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 26

"Desiring early fame and material success, Freud" "looked for a key in medicine and thought he had found it in" "cocaine. Freud championed the drug in glowing terms; he called" "it, Stanley Edgar Hyman writes, his ""magic carpet"" and “thrust it" "on all and sundry, including his sisters...

Civilization and its Discontents

Civilization and its Discontents

Sigmund Freud. | Psychology & Culture
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 35

In this seminal book, Sigmund Freud enumerates what he sees as the fundamental tensions between civilization and the individual. The primary friction, he asserts, stems from the individual's quest for instinctual freedom and civilization's contrary demand for conformity and instinctual repression...


The future of illusion

The future of illusion

Sigmund Freud. | Psychology & Culture
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Published: Mar 2012
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The Future of an Illusion is a 1927 book by Sigmund Freud. It describes his interpretation of religion's origins, development, psychoanalysis, and its future. Freud viewed religion as a false belief system.

The Homosexual Neurosis

The Homosexual Neurosis

Wilhem Stekel | Psychology & Culture
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Published: Mar 2012
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Austrian physician and psychologist, who became one of Sigmund Freud's earliest followers, and was once described as "Freud's most distinguished pupil. He contrasted what he called "normal fetishes" from extreme interests, "They become pathological only when they have pushed the whole love object...

Villette

Villette

Charlotte Bronte. | Psychology & Culture
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 255

Charlotte Bronte's final masterpiece powerfully portrays a woman struggling to reconcile love, jealousy, and a fierce desire for independence. Having fled a harrowing past in England, Lucy Snowe begins a new life teaching at a boarding school in the great capital of a foreign country. There, as...


Eichman in Jerusalem

Eichman in Jerusalem

Hannah Arendt | Psychology & Culture
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 148

Arendt states that aside from a desire for improving his career, Eichmann showed no trace of antisemitism or psychological damage. Her subtitle famously introduced the phrase the "banality of evil," which also serves as the final words of the final chapter. In part, at least, the phrase refers to...

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson. | Psychology & Culture
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Published: Mar 2012
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Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. The original pronunciation of Jekyll was "Jeekul" which was the pronunciation used in Stevenson's native Scotland. The work is commonly...

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