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A History of Modern Psychology / Edition 4 available in Hardcover
Readers will learned about that fascinating individuals who helped create and shape the field of psychology. Without ignoring philosophical roots, this book devotes more space to recent history of psychology, especially the past 150 years. Its treatment of philosophy begins in the general vicinity of Descartes and the British Empiricists. Readers will also discover how these historical figures have dealt with the same type of problems that they face today.
Table of ContentsIntroducting Psychology's History.
The Philosophical Context.
The Neurophysiology Context.
Wundt and German Psychology.
Darwin's Century: Evolutionary Thinking.
Structuralism and Functionalism.
Applying the New Psychology.
The Origins of Behaviorism.
The Evolution of Behaviorism.
Psychoanalysis and Clinical Psychology.
The Postwar Emergency of Cognitive Psychology.
Linking Psychology's Past and Present.
Photo, Text, and Illustration Credits.