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Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Embracing Your Inner Power

Sometimes you just have one of those days where it seems like the sun isn’t shining on you. In that darkness it’s easy to beat yourself up over the past and become anxious and negative about the future. I’ve been there. It used to happen to me a lot actually and sometimes it still does. …

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10 Black Psychologists Who Greatly Impacted The Field: Francis Cecil Sumner

Francis Cecil Sumner (1895-1954) is better known for being the first African American to ever earn a Ph. D in psychology. What is not so widely known is that he was also the first African American to have earned a doctorate from any American University. Francis Cecil Sumner was a pioneer for future Black psychologists. He started …

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10 Black Psychologists Who Greatly Impacted The Field: Kenneth And Mamie Clark

In honor of Black History Month, I thought I’d do a 9 part post highlighting 10 Black psychologists I think everyone should know about. The reason I chose to write about this is partly because as a behavior scientist, I have learned about all the greats in psychology from Adler to Zimbardo, but none of …

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