The Concept of Time in Psychology: A Resource Book and Annotated Bibliography

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The methodologies used to study psychological time, especially the experimental and empirical approaches, are critically important in the scientific analysis of the concept of time. This resource and annotated bibliography provides a current and comprehensive review of the literature on psychological time, and traces the evolution of the concept of time in psychology from ancient to modern periods.

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Overview

The methodologies used to study psychological time, especially the experimental and empirical approaches, are critically important in the scientific analysis of the concept of time. This resource and annotated bibliography provides a current and comprehensive review of the literature on psychological time, and traces the evolution of the concept of time in psychology from ancient to modern periods.

A resource and annotated bibliography which traces the lineage and evolution of the concept of time in psychology from ancient to pre—modern and modern periods with an emphasis on a traditionalist and experimental/empirical approach to the understanding of psychological time. The book describes various physical, philosophical, and psychological theories and definitions of time, and focuses on the methodological concerns of psychologists regarding the scientific investigation of time. In addition to over 1,000 citations and references, this resource contains over 900 current annotated entries. It contains both name and subject indexes and will be of interest to students and faculty in psychology, related fields of study, and academic and selected public libraries.

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Summarizes studies on psychological concepts of time, tracing the lineage of the concept of time from ancient history, through the prescientific era, up to a modern scientific account of time in the current psychological literature. In addition to presenting a history of the concept of time in and outside of psychology, the goal of this work is to provide an update on the post-1979 psychological literature on the topic of time, providing a comprehensive annotated bibliography with references to some 900 studies. The author teaches psychology at Mesa Community College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780313311000
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2000
  • Pages: 352
  • Lexile: 1260L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.38 (w) x 9.54 (h) x 1.26 (d)

Meet the Author

JON E. ROECKELEIN is Professor of Psychology at Mesa Community College in Mesa Arizona. He is the Author of Dictionary of Theories, Laws, and Concepts in Psychology(Greenwood, 1998).

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Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

PreScientific Accounts of Time

Early Scientific Accounts of Time in Psychology (1860-1910)

Premodern Scientific Accounts of Time in Psychology (1911-1949)

Modern Scientific Accounts of Time in Psychology (1950-1999)

Bibliography of Time Studies in Psychology (1980-1999)

Indexes

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