ISBN-10:
155798896X
ISBN-13:
9781557988966
Pub. Date:
02/28/2002
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Great Psychologists and Their Time: Scientific Insights into Psychology's History / Edition 1

Great Psychologists and Their Time: Scientific Insights into Psychology's History / Edition 1

by Dean Keith Simonton

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ISBN-13: 9781557988966
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 02/28/2002
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 550
Product dimensions: 7.28(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.59(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
I.The Scientific History of Psychology1
Introduction3
Chapter 1.Eminence in Psychology5
Chapter 2.History and Science15
II.Lifetime Output of Psychologists and Their Impact on the Field31
Introduction33
Chapter 3.Individual Differences in Greatness35
Chapter 4.Longitudinal Changes in Creativity67
Chapter 5.The Creative Product in Psychology103
III.Personal Characteristics That Contribute to Greatness as a Psychologist119
Introduction121
Chapter 6.Cognition123
Chapter 7.Disposition155
Chapter 8.Worldview171
IV.Life Span Development of Great Psychologists191
Introduction193
Chapter 9.Family Background195
Chapter 10.Career Training225
Chapter 11.Maturity and Aging253
Chapter 12.Nature Versus Nurture287
V.Sociocultural Context of Psychological Science323
Introduction325
Chapter 13.Internal Milieu329
Chapter 14.External Milieu399
Chapter 15.Genius Versus Zeitgeist427
VI.Implications for the Field of Psychology443
Introduction445
Chapter 16.Research and Teaching447
References471
Author Index519
Subject Index529
About the Author549

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