If you have ever wondered why people do the things they do, how they become who they are, or what factors influence how people develop, psychology can offer insight and answers. My goal is to provide useful information and resources to further your understanding and appreciation of psychology.
Kendra Cherry, MS, is an author and educator with over a decade of experience helping students make sense of psychology. She is the author of the "Everything Psychology Book (2nd Edition)" and she has published thousands of articles on diverse topics in psychology including personality, social behavior, child therapy, intelligence, research methods, and much more.
As a psychosocial rehabilitation specialist, Kendra utilized behavioral, cognitive, and socialization strategies to help her young clients cope with family relationships, peer interactions, aggression, social skills, and academic difficulties. Her work has been referenced by numerous media outlets and publications including The New York Times, CNN, Psychology Today, The Telegraph, The Huffington Post, Business Insider, and The Guardian.
Kendra Cherry has a Master of Science in education from Boise State University with a primary research interest in educational psychology. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Idaho State University with additional coursework in chemical addictions and case management.
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