Forty Studies that Changed Psychology: Explorations into the History of Psychological Research / Edition 5

Forty Studies that Changed Psychology: Explorations into the History of Psychological Research / Edition 5

by Roger R. Hock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131147293

ISBN-13: 9780131147294

Pub. Date: 06/29/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This unique book closes the gap between psychology books and the research that made them possible. Its journey through the "headline history" of psychology presents 40 of the most famous studies in the history of the science, and subsequent follow-up studies that expanded their findings and relevance. Readers are granted a valuable insider's look at the studies that…  See more details below

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This unique book closes the gap between psychology books and the research that made them possible. Its journey through the "headline history" of psychology presents 40 of the most famous studies in the history of the science, and subsequent follow-up studies that expanded their findings and relevance. Readers are granted a valuable insider's look at the studies that continue to be cited most frequently, stirred up the most controversy when they were published, sparked the most subsequent related research, opened new fields of psychological exploration, and changed most dramatically our knowledge of human behavior. For individuals with an interest in an introduction to psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131147294
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/29/2004
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

One brain or two?1
More experience = bigger brain?11
Are you a "natural"?18
Watch out for the visual cliff!26
What you see is what you've learned35
To sleep, no doubt to dream ...41
Unromancing the dream ...48
Acting as if you are hypnotized55
It's not just about salivating dogs!64
Little emotional Albert71
Knock wood!77
See aggression ... do aggression!84
What you expect is what you get93
Just how are you intelligent?100
Maps in your mind109
Thanks for the memories!116
Discovering love126
Out of sight, but not out of mind134
How moral are you?142
In control and glad of it!150
A sexual motivation ...158
I can see it all over your face!168
Life, change, and stress175
Thoughts out of tune183
Are you master of your fate?192
Masculine or feminine ... or both?199
Racing against your heart209
The one; the many ...217
Who's crazy here, anyway?226
You're getting defensive again!234
Learning to be depressed242
Crowding into the behavioral sink249
Choosing your psychotherapist258
Relaxing your fears away264
Projections of who you are272
Picture this!279
Not practicing what you preach287
The power of conformity295
To help or not to help300
Obey at any cost?308

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