The authors explored foundational principles of Individual Psychology through a neuroscience lens. In particular, the authors identified neuroscience support for the principles of social embeddedness, purposefulness of behavior, and holism. The authors also offered suggestions for expanding Adlerian theory through the integration of neuroscience-informed developmental theory, conceptualization of functionality, and interventions.
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Miller, Raissa and Taylor, Dalena Dillman. (2016). "Does Adlerian Theory Stand the Test of Time: Examining Individual Psychology from a Neuroscience Perspective". Journal of Humanistic Counseling, 55(2), 111-128.