While Freud relied on expert and patient, Rogers pioneered a therapeutic model of equals.
A classic experiment in operant conditioning conducted by the famous behaviourist.
Carol Dweck showed how changing people's beliefs can affect their levels of achievement.
By insisting on observation in nurseries, Anna Freud promoted understanding of children.
Claudia examines the Hierarchy of Needs, part of Abraham Maslow's theory of motivation.
James Pennebaker proved that simply writing about how you feel can improve your health.
Claudia Hammond examines the legacy the psychologist who launched the cognitive revolution
Claudia meets Julian Rotter, who promoted personality theory in clinical psychology.
Exploring Joseph Wolpe's development of a treatment for patients with phobias.
Claudia Hammond with more experiments that changed our understanding of the human mind.
The story of Dora, Freud's first case history, which he used to explain infant sexuality.
The story of SB, who had his sight restored after over 50 years of blindness.
The case that for years apparently proved that nurture not nature dictates gender identity
A man known as HM provided the key to one of the mysteries of the human brain.
Claudia Hammond revisits Langer and Rodin's 1976 Arden House study.
Revisiting Harry Harlow's surrogate mothers experiment, which revolutionised parenting.
The 1920s experiment in a Chicago factory that gave rise to a classic textbook phenomenon.
Claudia Hammond revisits David Rosenhan's influential 1973 study of psychiatric diagnoses.
A small boy's phobia of horses seemed unlikely evidence for the Oedipus complex.
Phineas Gage was a railway worker in 19th-century Vermont who survived a bizarre accident.
In 1800, 12-year-old Victor emerged from the woods, naked and behaving like an animal.
A brutal killing led to the naming of the phenomenon known as Bystander Effect.
Albert Bandura's experiment in 1961 exposed the dangers of imitative behaviour.
Lawrence Kohlberg's experiment to quantify the human capacity for ethical reasoning.
When Philip Zimbardo set up a mock prison, he had no idea what he would witness.
Claudia Hammond looks at Hans Eysenck's studies of introvert and extrovert personalities.
Claudia Hammond looks at Mary Ainsowrth's research on the parent-child relationship.
Claudia Hammond profiles JB Watson, the psychologist considered the father of behaviourism