Society for Descriptive Psychology

People Making a Difference

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Medical Management

C.J. Peek, Ph.D. and Richard L. Heinrich, M.D. are using Descriptive Psychology to provide an objective basis for the profession of medical management. Their Seven Core Practices of Medical Management are in use by medical management at HealthPartners, a large health maintenance organization in Minnesota.

Three Little Pigs

Artificial Intelligence

H. Joel Jeffrey, Ph.D. is teaching students about artificial intelligence by using a Descriptive Psychology analysis of the ``Three Little Pigs.'' His courses in computer science at Northern Illinois University teach what it would take to make a computer a real person.


Moral Competence

Sonja B. Holt, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Human Studies in Arvada, Colorado, is throwing light on ethical concepts through her consultation work with parents and educators on helping children acquire moral competence.