Statistics In A Nutshell

December 31, 2008

What is statistics?

Statistics is an area of mathematics, a collection of tools for analyzing data, and a way of thinking. As a subset of mathematics, statistics can be the study of multidimensional space, models of chance, or representational structure and change. For most people, statistics is more practical. [Read more]

Ken Tangen

December 31, 2008

Did you really think I’d create a category of “Great Minds” and not include myself? 🙂

Erich Fromm

December 27, 2008

Erich Fromm (1900-1980) was born in Frankfurt, Germany on March 23, 1900. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg in 1922. Fromm’s loosely constructed theory of personality emphasized social influences and trends.    [Read more]

Albert Bandura

December 27, 2008

Although trained in behaviorism, Albert Bandura (1925-present) maintained that it would take too long for people to learn everything by associating stimuli or being rewarded. We are much more capable than that. According to Bandura, people primarily learn by watching others. [Read more]

Counseling Psychology

December 15, 2008

What is counseling?

If psychology had two arms, one would be research and the other counseling. In its simplest form, research generates the knowledge and counseling applies it. But defining counseling is not easy. It is primarily talk therapy but what you talk about varies widely. So the who, what and where of counseling is quite broad. [Read more]