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From Seance to Science: A History of the Profession of Psychology in America
     

From Seance to Science: A History of the Profession of Psychology in America

by David B. Baker, Ludy T. Benjamin Jr.
 

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This book is intended to round out the picture of American psychology's past, adding the history of psychological practice to the story of psychological science. Written by two well-recognized authorities in the field, this book covers the profession and practice of psychology in America from the late nineteenth century to the present.

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This book is intended to round out the picture of American psychology's past, adding the history of psychological practice to the story of psychological science. Written by two well-recognized authorities in the field, this book covers the profession and practice of psychology in America from the late nineteenth century to the present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937378424
Publisher:
University Of Akron Press
Publication date:
06/21/2014
Pages:
267
Sales rank:
1,228,973
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

David B. Baker is the director of Archives of the History of American Psychology and associate professor of psychology at The University of Akron. He received his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University in 1988. Ludy T. Benjamin Jr. is professor of psychology and presidential professor of teaching excellence at Texas A&M University, and is the holder of the Glasscock Professorship in Teaching Excellence. His numerous publications include From Séance to Science: A History of the Profession of Psychology in America (with David Baker, 2004), A History of Psychology in Letters (second edition 2006, Blackwell), and A Brief History of Modern Psychology (2007, Blackwell). In 2007 he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for the History of Psychology for his research on the history of psychology.

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