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Some Milestones in Psychology

Human Behavior



1900 Freud’s book, “The Interpretation of Dreams” released
1905 Binet pioneers intelligence testing
1913 Watson launches behaviorist school of psychology
1923 Eugenics movement reaches its height
1923 – 1952 Piaget describes stages of cognitive development
1935 Moniz develops lobotomy for mental illness
1938 Electroshock therapy introduced
1952 Drug for treating schizophrenia identified
1972 – 1985 CT scan and MRI introduced
1975 Role of endorphins discovered
1987 Antidepressant Prozac introduced
1993 Search for behavioral genes


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