A Brief History of Psychology / Edition 4

A Brief History of Psychology / Edition 4

by Michael Wertheimer
     
 

This brief, versatile text, written by the son of famous Gestalt psychologist Max Wertheimer, offers an analytical overview of the past 50 years in psychology. It offers clear, succinct presentation of the major events and schools of thought and presents balanced coverage of experimental, applied, and clinical psychology. It can be used on its own or as a

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This brief, versatile text, written by the son of famous Gestalt psychologist Max Wertheimer, offers an analytical overview of the past 50 years in psychology. It offers clear, succinct presentation of the major events and schools of thought and presents balanced coverage of experimental, applied, and clinical psychology. It can be used on its own or as a supplement to a full-size text or in combination with a history of psychology reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155079977
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/23/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction. Part I: Preexperimental Psychology. 2. Early Developments. 3. The Lines of Development from Science. 4. The Lines of Development from Philosophy. Part II: The Rise of Experimental Psychology. 5. Wundt''s Immediate Predecessors. 6. Wilhelm Wundt. 7. The Contemporary Scene in the Age of Wundt. 8. William James and Psychology in the United States. Part III: Psychology in the Twentieth Century. 9. The Age of Schools. 10. Structuralism and Functionalism. 11. Behaviorism. 12. Gestalt Psychology. 13. Psychoanalysis. 14. The Postschools Era. 15. The Last Half of the Twentieth Century.

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