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A History of Modern Psychology / Edition 4
     

A History of Modern Psychology / Edition 4

by C. James Goodwin
 

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ISBN-10: 1118011457

ISBN-13: 9781118011454

Pub. Date: 12/20/2011

Publisher: Wiley

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

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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:
9781118011454
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/20/2011
Series:
CourseSmart Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
1,183,681
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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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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