Posts by Deesha Majithia

BMC Psychology officially launches!


Welcome to BMC Psychology, an exciting and innovative new publication outlet aimed at the dissemination of cutting-edge research relevant to the field of psychological science and complementary disciplines.

The journal is the latest addition the BMC series family and is the first dedicated open access journal of its kind in the field of psychological research.

As the journal profile outlines, BMC Psychology is an open access, open peer-review journal
that considers manuscripts on all aspects of psychology and human behavior, including
developmental, clinical, cognitive, experimental, social, evolutionary, and educational
psychology, as well as personality and individual differences. We welcome articles that employ quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods approaches, as well as studies that utilize non-human …

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New psychology journal joins the BMC series family!


Psychology; what does that word actually mean? When you ask people what psychology is, it usually takes them some time to come to a clear conclusion and words like “mind, brain, behavior, analysis, crazy and thought” come up repeatedly. The Oxford dictionary describes psychology as being ‘the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behavior in a given context.’

Originally psychology was born out of biology and philosophy and was being discussed as far back as the ancient Greek era by Aristotle and Socrates. However, it only became known as an independent field when a German-born scientist, Wilhelm Wundt, founded the very first experimental psychology laboratory in …

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