Psychoanalysis

Psychoanalysis like a discipline

Psychoanalysis is a discipline which focuses on human mind, its different states: conscious, sub-conscious and unconscious, and human behavior. It is basically a set of therapeutic techniques which attempts to focus on human unconsciousness, mental disorders and their proposed remedies. Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), an Austrian Psychologist and Psychoanalyst, is considered to be the pioneer of …

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Who is John Bowlby?

In an interview with Dr. Milton Stenn in 1977, Bowlby explained that his career started off in the medical direction as he was following in his surgeon father’s footsteps. When Bowlby gave up medicine, he took a teaching opportunity at a school called Priory Gates for six months where he worked with maladjusted children. Bowlby …

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The Investigation on the Elephants in Psychology

The article about an elephant crack up gives an insight on the deep similarities that exist between elephants’ and humans’ reaction to childhood trauma. The article highlights an investigation that reveals how the mess caused by elephants in the society. Elephants are perceived as animals that kill people, rape rhinos, and exhibit uncharacteristically aggressive behavior. …

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The Century Of The Self

Advertisements have now become a less aggressive version of propaganda. The reason for this is the relationship that developed between Sigmund Freud and his nephew Edward Bernays. In the movie titled, The Century of the Self, we learn about how Bernays took the ideas of his uncle’s philosophies and invented the profession of public relations …

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