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10 Topic Pages Found in Psychology and starting with the letter L
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Lacan, Jacques (1901 - 1981)

Jacques Lacan (1901-1981) was a French psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who had a deep influence on philosophy, literary theory, and anthropology. One

Ladd-Franklin, Christine (1847 - 1930)

1847–1930 Psychologist Education: A.B., mathematics, Vassar College, 1869; Ph.D., mathematics, Johns Hopkins University, 1926; University of

Lashley, Karl (1890 - 1958)

Karl S. Lashley was a major figure of twentieth-century neuropsychology, whose work on the relation between brain function and behavior, especially

Lewin, Kurt (1890 - 1947)

Kurt Lewin is remembered as a “practical theorist” and considered the intellectual father of the modern discipline of social psychology. Born in 1890

lie detector

instrument designed to record bodily changes resulting from the telling of a lie. Cesare Lombroso, in 1895, was the first to utilize such an

Life Coaching

Life coaching is a partnership through which coaches help clients to achieve goals, overcome challenges, and enhance well-being. While the purpose of

Open Life Satisfaction
Life Satisfaction

Life satisfaction (i.e., cognitive evaluation of one’s life based on self-selected standards) is one of the key components of happiness. The concept

Open Loneliness

The most broadly accepted definition of loneliness is the distress that results from discrepancies between ideal and perceived social relationships.

Open Love

Love is often thought of as an intense and positive emotion that can be experienced for a variety of close others, including a romantic partner or

Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)

or lysergic acid diethylamide lì´´sûr'jĭk, dì´´ĕth'ələmĭd, dì´´ĕthəlăm'ĭd , alkaloid synthesized from lysergic acid, which is found in the fungus