A History of Modern Psychology / Edition 10

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Overview

This highly regarded, best-selling book provides a clear, well-organized, user-friendly overview of modern psychology, presenting the evolution of the schools of thought as a continuing story and illustrating their development within the social-intellectual climate of their times (the Zeitgeist) as well as their impact on one another. It personalizes the history of psychology, showing how events in the lives of the influential theorists, researchers, and teachers affected their ideas, approaches and methods. It also describes the rise and importance of applied psychology as a uniquely American form of psychology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111344979
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/22/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 655,324
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


Duane P. Schultz is professor of Psychology at the University of South Florida. The Schultz's are a husband/wife author team who are well-regarded for their textbooks.
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Table of Contents


Preface. Chapter 1: The Study of the History of Psychology. Chapter 2: Philosophical Influences on Psychology. Chapter 3: Physiological Influences on Psychology. Chapter 4: The New Psychology. Chapter 5: Structuralism. Chapter 6: Functionalism: Antecedent Influences. Chapter 7: Functionalism: Development and Founding. Chapter 8: Applied Psychology: The Legacy of Functionalism. Chapter 9: Behaviorism: Antecedent Influences. Chapter 10: Behaviorism: The Beginnings. Chapter 11: Behaviorism: After the Founding. Chapter 12: Gestalt Psychology. Chapter 13: Psychoanalysis: The Beginnings. Chapter 14: Psychoanalysis: After the Founding. Chapter 15: Contemporary Developments in Psychology. Glossary. References. Index.
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