ISBN-10:
1405126124
ISBN-13:
9781405126120
Pub. Date:
03/20/2007
Publisher:
Wiley
A History of Psychology in Letters / Edition 2

A History of Psychology in Letters / Edition 2

by Ludy T. Benjamin

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ISBN-13: 9781405126120
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/20/2007
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 289,227
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr. is Professor of Psychology and Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University and is holder of the Glasscock Professorship and a Presidential Professorship in Teaching Excellence. His numerous publications include From Séance to Science: A History of the Profession of Psychology in America (with David Baker, 2004), A History of Psychology: Original Sources and Contemporary Research (edited, second edition 1997), and A Brief History of Modern Psychology (forthcoming from Blackwell).

Table of Contents

Preface.

Credits.

1. Reading Other People’s Mail: The Joys of Historical Research.

2. John Locke as Child Psychologist.

3. On the Origin of Species: Darwin’s Crisis of 1858.

4. John Stuart Mill and the Subjection of Women.

5. An American in Leipzig.

6. The Struggle for Psychology Laboratories.

7. William James and Psychical Research.

8. Hugo Münsterberg and the Psychology of Law.

9. A Woman's Struggles for Graduate Education.

10. Titchener's Experimentalists: No Women Allowed.

11. Coming to America: Freud and Jung.

12. The Behaviorism of John B. Watson.

13. Nazi Germany and the Migration of Gestalt Psychology.

14. A Social Agenda for American Psychology.

15. B. F. Skinner’s Heir Conditioner.

16. Kenneth B. Clark and the Brown v. Board Decision.

References.

Index.

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