Soviet and American Psychology During World War II

Soviet and American Psychology During World War II

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313287947
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/30/1997
Series: Contributions in Psychology Series
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile: 1470L (what's this?)

About the Author

ALBERT R. GILGEN is Professor of Psychology at the University of Northern Iowa. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology. His publications include: American Psychology Since World War II: A Profile of the Discipline (1982), International Handbook of Psychology (coedited with Carol K. Gilgen, 1987), and Chaos Theory in Psychology (coedited with Frederick David Abraham, 1995), all from Greenwood Press.

CAROL K. GILGEN is a certified public accountant. She is coeditor with Albert R. Gilgen of International Handbook of Psychology (Greenwood, 1987).

VERA A. KOLTSOVA is Head of the Laboratory of the History of Psychology and Historical Psychology of the Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

YURI N. OLEINIK is Dean of the Faculty of Psychology of the Youth Institute in Moscow and Senior Scientist of the Laboratory of the History of Psychology and Historical Psychology of the Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The editors also collaborated on Post-Soviet Perspectives on Russian Psychology (Greenwood, 1996).

Table of Contents

Preface

Soviet Psychology During World War II

Soviet Psychology during the Pre-World War II Period

The Reorganization and Development of Soviet Psychology in Accordance with the Demands of the War

Soviet Psychologists' Wartime Research and Applied Activities

American Psychology During World War II

Psychologists Organize and Plan for the War Effort

Psychologists and the Military Enterprise

Psychologists' Other Wartime Research

The War and Postwar Psychology

General Conclusions and Comparative Comments

The Russian Perspective

The American Perspective

Appendix: Chronology of Major Events During World War II (Russian Perspective)

Index

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