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13 Topic Pages Found in Psychology and starting with the letter F
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Open Fasting
Fasting

The practice of voluntarily going without food. It can be undertaken as a religious observance, a sign of mourning, a political protest (hunger

Open Fear
Fear

Fear may be the most important emotion for the survival of the human species. The experience of fear is the immediate subjective experience of

Fechner, Gustav (1801 - 1887)

Gustav Theodor Fechner (1801–1887) was a German physicist and philosopher whose application of mathematical and scientific methods to psychological

Festinger, Leon (1919 - 1989)

Leon Festinger is known for his contributions to the study of group behavior, self-evaluation, and attitude change. Many scholars consider Festinger

Fiedler, Fred (1922 - )

Fred Edward Fiedler was born in Vienna, Austria on 13 July 1922. His parents, Victor and Helga Schallinger Fiedler, owned a textile and tailoring

Forgiveness

Forgiveness occurs in an interpersonal context, as a response to the intentional harm caused by another. When one individual insults another, reveals

Frankl, Viktor E. (Viktor Emil), 1905-1997

Viktor Frankl (1905–1997): Austrian psychiatrist, neurologist, psychologist, founder of logotherapy and existential analysis. Frankl’s work is

Free will

in philosophy, the doctrine that an individual, regardless of forces external to him, can and does choose at least some of his actions. The existence

Freud, Anna (1895 - 1982)

Anna Freud, daughter of Jewish psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, is best known for her contributions to child psychology and psychotherapy and for her

Open Freud, Sigmund (1856 - 1939)
Freud, Sigmund (1856 - 1939)

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) was an Austrian physician and the founder of psychoanalysis. His discoveries about the mind and his clinical investigations