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1848

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Bidwell, Shelford (1848–1909)

Richard L. Gregory.

in The Oxford Companion to the Mind

January 2004; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 99 words.

(1848–1909).

British physicist and barrister, born at Thetford, Norfolk, and educated at Cambridge. After practising as a

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Stumpf, Carl (1848–1936)

O. L. Zangwill.

in The Oxford Companion to the Mind

January 2004; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 116 words.

(1848–1936).

German psychologist, born in Wiesenfeld and educated in the University of Würzburg, where he was strongly

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Wernicke, Carl (1848–1905)

Norman Geschwind and O. L. Zangwill.

in The Oxford Companion to the Mind

January 2004; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 599 words.

(1848–1905).

German neurologist and psychiatrist who qualified at the University of Breslau and returned to it many years

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Gage, Phineas (1813–60)

Stuart Butler.

in The Oxford Companion to the Mind

January 2004; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 644 words.

(1813–60).

Survivor of a horrific injury to the frontal lobes in an industrial accident in 1848. His

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Carl Wernicke

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

(1848–1905).

German neurologist and psychiatrist who qualified at the University of Breslau and returned to it many years later as a professor after spending several years in...

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Phineas Gage

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

(1813–60).

Survivor of a horrific injury to the frontal lobes in an industrial accident in 1848. His subsequent personality change provides some of the earliest evidence for the...

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Shelford Bidwell

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

(1848–1909). British physicist and barrister, born at Thetford, Norfolk, and educated at Cambridge. After practising as a barrister for a number of years he devoted himself to scientific...

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Wernicke's area

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A region of the cerebral cortex towards the back of the superior temporal gyrus (temporal operculum), between Heschl's gyrus and the angular gyrus, usually in the left cerebral hemisphere,...

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Carl Stumpf

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

(1848–1936). German psychologist, born in Wiesenfeld and educated in the University of Würzburg, where he was strongly influenced by Franz Brentano. After studying with R. H. Lotze...

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pleasure principle

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

In psychoanalysis, the precept according to which psychological processes and actions are governed by the gratification of needs and the avoidance or discharge of unpleasurable tension. It...

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Russell's paradox

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics — Psychology.

The most famous paradox of set theory. Some sets are members of themselves and others are not: for example, the set of all sets is a member of itself, because it is a set, whereas the set...

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nomothetic

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Psychology.

Of or relating to the general case, especially in relation to the search for general laws or traits in the study of personality. The term was coined in 1904 by the German philosopher...

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idiographic

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Of or relating to the study of individuals or anything unique, especially approaches to the study of personality that deny the possibility of general laws or traits and stress the...

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Examining Clinical Trial Results with Single-Subject Analysis: An Example Involving Behavioral and Nutrition Treatment for Young Children with Cystic Fibrosis

Scott W. Powers, Carrie Piazza-Waggoner, Julie S. Jones, Kathleen S. Ferguson, Cori Daines and James D. Acton.

in Journal of Pediatric Psychology

July 2006; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Psychology. 4179 words.

Objective To examine the process of change in a clinical trial of behavioral and nutrition treatment for children age 18–48 months with cystic fibrosis (CF) using...

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Carl Stumpf: A reluctant revolutionary

David Trippett.

in The Origins of Music

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Developmental Psychology. 4600 words.

If historical events are to mark the boundaries of a life lived, one could be forgiven for suspecting that Carl Stumpf (1848–1936) might have been a political revolutionary: born during the...

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