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History of Modern Psychology / Edition 2

History of Modern Psychology / Edition 2

by C. James James Goodwin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471658197

ISBN-13: 9780471658191

Pub. Date: 11/01/2004

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

Readers will learned about that fascinating individuals who helped create and shape the field of psychology. Without ignoring philosophical roots, this book devotes more space to recent history of psychology, especially the past 150 years. Its treatment of philosophy begins in the general vicinity of Descartes and the British Empiricists. Readers will also discover

Overview

Readers will learned about that fascinating individuals who helped create and shape the field of psychology. Without ignoring philosophical roots, this book devotes more space to recent history of psychology, especially the past 150 years. Its treatment of philosophy begins in the general vicinity of Descartes and the British Empiricists. Readers will also discover how these historical figures have dealt with the same type of problems that they face today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471658191
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.72(w) x 9.37(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introducting Psychology's History.
The Philosophical Context.
The Neurophysiology Context.
Wundt and German Psychology.
Darwin's Century: Evolutionary Thinking.
American Pioneers.
Structuralism and Functionalism.
Applying the New Psychology.
Gestalt Psychology.
The Origins of Behaviorism.
The Evolution of Behaviorism.
Psychoanalysis and Clinical Psychology.
The Postwar Emergency of Cognitive Psychology.
Linking Psychology's Past and Present.
References.
Glossary.
Photo, Text, and Illustration Credits.
Indexes.

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