Basic Information Was born July 26 th 1875 in Kesswil, Switzerland. Was the child of Paul Jung and Emilie Preiswerk Jung. He was the fourth born but the only one to survive.
Early Life A few of his early influences were Eugen Bleuler and Pierre Janet. Jung visited three American universities; Clarks University, Fordham University, and Yale. He also lectured at the Psycho-medical society in London and the Bugishu Psychological Expedition in East Africa. Education: He attended the University of Basel and graduated in 1900. One of his first occupations was a psychiatrist Assistant for Eugen Bleuler and later moved to be a professor at Zurich University and Basel University.
Psychological Perspective Jung’s main two psychological perspectives were Biological and Cognitive. In his younger years he became very interested with psychological disorders, how people think and how the mind works.
Contributions to Psychology Was one of the fathers of modern psychology and the founder of analytical psychology and Archetypes. A few famous books by Jung are ;Studies in Word Association, Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology, The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga, and Essays on Contemporary Events.
Big Idea!! Analytical Psychology Studies the depths of the human mind, psyche, unconscious, and conscious components of the mind. Incorporates Archetypes.Personality types.
Influence on Modern Psychology This concept of the collective unconscious gives analytical psychology its unique dimension of meaning in comparison with other traditions of psychotherapy. Viewed his concept of analytical psychology as a treatment method that is still believed in today. Jung's psychology is compatible with a religious attitude toward life and recognizes humankind's religious instinct. At the same time, it is just as compatible with a secular perspective and fosters the individual's appreciation of one's own creativity and sense of responsibility toward the world.