A History of Psychology: Original Sources and Contemporary Research, 3rd Edition / Edition 3by Ludy T. Benjamin Jr.
A History of Psychology is a unique collection of readings that exposes students to primary source writings from key figures in the history of psychology (e.g., Locke, James, Watson, Leta Hollingworth) and to some of the best contemporary scholarship by active historians (e.g., Sokal, Leary, Milar, Fancher, Hornstein). With introductions written by Ludy T./i>… See more details below
A History of Psychology is a unique collection of readings that exposes students to primary source writings from key figures in the history of psychology (e.g., Locke, James, Watson, Leta Hollingworth) and to some of the best contemporary scholarship by active historians (e.g., Sokal, Leary, Milar, Fancher, Hornstein). With introductions written by Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr., a leading historian in the field, this book also provides students with an understanding of the philosophy and methods of historiography.
In the Third Edition, the author directly links the primary source readings with the contemporary research articles so that the two tell a complete and engaging story.
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Table of Contents
New to the Third Edition.
1 Historiography – Asking and Answering HistoricalQuestions.
2 Philosophical and Physiological Roots of ModernPsychology.
On Simple and Complex Ideas: John Locke (1690).
Tabula Rasa – Its Origins and Implications: NicholasPetryszak (1981).
A System of Logic: John Stuart Mill (1843).
On the Speech Center: Paul Broca (1861).
Cortical Localization and Cerebral Dominance: The Work of PaulBroca: Stanley Finger (1994).
3 Wilhelm Wundt and the Founding of ScientificPsychology.
Psychical Elements and Compounds: Wilhelm Wundt (1896).
A Reappraisal of Wilhelm Wundt: Arthur L. Blumenthal (1975).
Wundt as Chemist? A Fresh Look at his Practice and Theory ofExperimentation: Henning Schmidgen (2003).
4 Origins of Scientific Psychology in America.
The Stream of Thought: William James (1890).
William James and the Art of Human Understanding: David E. Leary(1992).
Tests of the Senses and Faculties: James McKeen Cattell(1893).
James McKeen Cattell and the Failure of Anthropometric MentalTesting, 1890–1901: Michael M. Sokal (1982).
The Psychology Laboratory at the Turn of the 20th Century: LudyT. Benjamin, Jr. (2000).
Psychological Instruments at the Turn of the Century: Rand B.Evans (2000).
5 Structuralism and Functionalism.
The Method and Scope of Psychology: Edward Bradford Titchener(1910).
The Mistaken Mirror: On Wundt’s and Titchener’sPsychologies: Thomas H. Leahey (1981).
The Province of Functional Psychology: James Rowland Angell(1907).
Functionalism, Darwinism, and the Psychology of Women: A Studyin Social Myth: Stephanie A. Shields (1975).
6 Birth of the New Applied Psychology.
Clinical Psychology: Lightner Witmer (1907).
The Clinical Psychology of Lightner Witmer: A Case Study ofInstitutional Innovation and Intellectual Change: John M.O’Donnell (1979).
Tentative Suggestions for the Certification of PracticingPsychologists: Leta S. Hollingworth (1918).
Practicing School Psychology: A Turn-of-the-Century Perspective:Thomas K. Fagan (2000).
The Influence of Caffein on Mental and Motor Efficiency: HarryHollingworth (1912).
Coca-Cola, Caffeine, and Mental Deficiency: Harry S.Hollingworth and the Chattanooga Trial of 1911: Ludy T. Benjamin,Jr., Anne Rogers, and Angela Rosenbaum (1991).
The Origin and Development of Psychoanalysis: Sigmund Freud(1910).
The Return of the Repressed: Psychology’s ProblematicRelations with Psychoanalysis, 1909–1960: Gail A. Hornstein(1992).
Snapshots of Freud in America, 1899–1999: Raymond E.Fancher (2000).
8 Behaviorism and Neobehaviorism.
Psychology as the Behaviorist Views It: John B. Watson(1913).
Struggle for Scientific Authority: The Reception ofWatson’s Behaviorism, 1913–1920: Franz Samelson(1981).
A System of Behavior: B. F. Skinner (1938).
B. F. Skinner’s Technology of Behavior in American Life:From Consumer Culture to Counterculture: Alexandra Rutherford(2003).
9 The New Profession of Psychology.
Professional Training in the Light of a Changing Science andSociety (excerpt from the Boulder Report): Victor Raimy (1950).
The Affirmation of the Scientist–Practitioner: A Look Backat Boulder: David Baker and Ludy Benjamin, Jr. (2000).
The Boulder Model’s Fatal Flaw: George W. Albee(2000).
The Boulder Model: A Dream Deferred – Or Lost?: Peter E.Nathan (2000).
The Scientist–Practitioner Model: Gandhi Was Right Again:George Stricker (2000).
10 A Psychology of Social Change: Race and Gender.
The Effects of Segregation and the Consequences ofDesegregation: A Social Science Statement: Kenneth B. Clark, IsidorChein, and Stuart W. Cook (1952).
Kenneth B. Clark in the Patterns of American Culture: Ben Keppel(2002).
The Mental Traits of Sex: Helen Bradford Thompson [Woolley](1903).
Social Devices for Impelling Women to Bear and Rear Children:Leta S. Hollingworth (1916).
he First Generation of Women Psychologists and the Psychology ofWomen: Katharine S. Milar (2000).
11 Cognitive Psychology.
Gestalt Theory: Max Wertheimer (1924).
A Theory of Remembering: Frederic C. Bartlett (1932).
Origins of the Cognitive (R)evolution: George Mandler(2002).
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