July 10, 2020
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⟶ Updated 2 Oct 2018 ⟶
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Abraham Maslow published "Motivation and Personality which described his theory of a hierarchy of needs.
Harry Harlow published "The Nature of Love" which described the importance of attachment and love using monkeys.
Albert Bandura conducted the Bobo doll experiment to observe child behavior.
Stanley Milgram published "Obedience to Authority"
Steven Pinker published an article that introduced his theories as to how children acquire language.
Genetic researchers finished mapping human genes with the goal of isolating the individual chromosome that is responsible for mental dysfunction.
Simon LeVay published "Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why" which argues that sexual orientation comes from prenatal differentiation in the brain and not something that is a choice.
APA removes "gender identity disorder" from the list of mental illnesses.
John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, and Edvard Moser shared the Nobel Prize for their discovery of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain key to memory.
Steven Pinker published "The Blank Slate" arguing against the theory that the mind is a blank slate at birth.
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