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Which milestone in the development of cognitive psychology do you feel has had the most impact on the field? Why? The milestone in the development of cognitive psychology that I feel that has had the most impact on the field is: Foundational to cognitive psychology also known as the Individual Psychology of Dr. Alfred Adler- “who maintained that personality difficulties are rooted in a feeling of inferiority deriving from restrictions on the individual's need for self- assertion”(Addison-Wesley, 1994). Out of this theory is what we now call Adlerian Psychology. Adler assisted Sigmund Freud in 1907 tto help create psychological treatments of the neuroses. A
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Unformatted text preview: few years later when Freud maintained that “all members of the psycho-analytic society accept that sexual impulses are the chief factor in the forming of both normal and neurotic personality,” Adler disputed Freud’s theory. From this dispute, Adler’s new approach became the foundation for all the cognitive psychologies and therapies that would come later. Hoffman, Edward, The Drive For Self: Alfred Adler And The Founding Of Individual Psychology , Addison-Wesley, 1994....
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2012 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 355/360 taught by Professor Idk during the Spring '12 term at University of Phoenix.

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