The four sons remained close, and all of them became successful in their careers. A neo-Renaissance villa in DetmoldGermany, that Oscar lived in from has recently been renovated and opened as a cultural center. Both his mother and his father died before he was 20 years old.
After attending a psychology lecture in the yearhe decided to join the psychological laboratory at the university.
He earned a doctorate in psychology in He also earned his medical degree two years later. At the University of Freiburg, Munsterberg become a professor of philosophy.
Munsterberg moved from Freiburg to Harvard University in the United States in order to take charge of the laboratory of psychology there. He ended up spending the rest of his life at Harvard.
He even died in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Munsterberg served as the elected president of the APA. He also gave lectures on psychology across America. Some of his most important work in the field included his pioneering studies of the application of scientific methods in psychology to practical situations, for example, in the detection of crime.
As a matter of fact, the man is known as a pioneer in experimental, industrial and clinical psychology. It is because of his work that children raised in modern society are taught in schools that are run on the basis of scientific principles of educational psychology.
Contemporary organizations trust in the principles of ergonomics, for example. Motivation and job satisfaction are considered facts of reality in the modern-day workplace — thanks to Munsterberg, who popularized the field of industrial psychology at a time when organizational managers were more interested in the efficient use of machinery than labor.
He wrote about employee motivation and stress in the workplace. His book, Psychology and Industrial Efficiency, was a bestseller in the field of organizational behavior Bradley. Apart from his work to help people improve their performance in organizations, Munsterberg acted as a champion of behaviorism.
He was also interested in applying psychological principles to legal situations, for example, in the examination of eye witnesses Bradley. As in the contemporary workplace, his work brought permanent changes to the legal system of America. Indeed, judgments of psychologists are considered crucial in courts of law today.
Munsterberg conducted many studies on people involved with courts of law. One of his controversial contributions to psychology included administration of one hundred mental tests to a murderer who had been paid by somebody to commit murder.
Even though the psychologist proved that the murderer was telling the truth, the court of law refused to try the individual responsible for making payment for the murder. Still, Munsterberg continues to be known for his contributions to the field of forensic psychology Bradley.
As a practicing clinical psychologist, Munsterberg did not charge his patients any fee. The methods he used in treating his mentally ill patients included word association, suggestion and autosuggestion — all of which continue to be used by modern-day clinical psychologists in varying degrees.
Even today, there are countless psychologists that disagree with this Freudian belief, simply because there is no scientific proof for the unconscious. Undoubtedly, Munsterberg was one of the most important psychologists living at the same time as Freud Bradley.
Proof of his significance to the field of psychology lies in the fact that his ideas continue to be used and enhanced through further psychological research. Munsterberg had desired to experiment with psychological principles in order to enhance the quality of life for the common people.
His ideas continue to be considered as successful.Writing about Art by Munsterberg, Marjorie [Paperback] from benjaminpohle.com - Writing About Art was written as the text for a course of the same name req.
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Preface. I created Writing About Art as the text for a course of the same name at The City College of New York. The book explains the different approaches college students encounter in undergraduate art history classes.
Each chapter outlines the characteristics of one type of visual or historical analysis, and briefly explains its history and development.
Munsterberg, Writing About Art. Approaches to Art.
The Biography. March 16 * The Praise and Prejudices Vigée Le Brun Faced in Her Exceptional 18th-Century Career 25 Points Extra Credit - View an episode of Simon Schama's The Power of Art and report on the presentation of information.
How was your understanding of this artist's work either. Hugo Münsterberg was born in Danzig, Germany (now Gdansk, Poland), on June 1, , to a merchant father and artist mother.
The family had a great love of the arts and Münsterberg was encouraged to explore music, literature, and art. Hugo Münsterberg was born in Danzig, Germany (now Gdansk, Poland), on June 1, , to a merchant father and artist mother.
The family had a great love of the arts and Münsterberg was encouraged to explore music, literature, and art.