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Learn about the fascinating people who helped create and shape the field, and develop a deeper understanding of the many interconnections that exist among the different areas of psychology. Goodwin’s book provides an account of the lives and contributions of psychology's pioneers, along with their original writings, of Watson, James, Titchener, Freud, and more.
Chapter 2. The Philosophical Context.
Chapter 3. The Neurophysiological Context.
Chapter 4. Wundt and German Psychology.
Chapter 5. Darwin’s Century: Evolutionary Thinking.
Chapter 6. American Pioneers.
Chapter 7. Structuralism and Functionalism.
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Chapter 8. Applying the New Psychology.
Chapter 9. Gestalt Psychology.
Chapter 10. The Origins of Behaviorism .
Chapter 11. The Evolution of Behaviorism.
Chapter 12. Mental Illness and its Treatment.
Chapter 13. Psychology’s Practitioners.
Chapter 14. Psychological Science in the Post-War Era.
Chapter 15. Linking Psychology’s Past and Present.
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Posted July 6, 2009
I felt History of Modern Psychology is a great book. It gives you alot of information of about the history of psychology and the people who were the founders of psychology. Great book for a psychology major for reference and knowledge.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.