A History of Modern Psychology, 4th Edition

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-12-01
  • Publisher: Wiley
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The enhanced 4th Edition of Goodwin's series, A History of Modern Psychology, explores the modern history of psychology including the fundamental bases of psychology and psychology's advancements in the 20th century. Goodwin, Ph.D. in experimental psychology, has a true passion for the history of experimental psychology. Strengths of the text include his conversational writing style and attention to recent scholarship in the history of psychology.#xA0; Goodwin's 4th Edition focuses on the reduction of biographical information with an emphasis on more substantial information including ideas and concepts and on ideas/research contributions; more history on the applied areas of psychology; condensed chapters, philosophical antecedents and physiological antecedents; and more psychology's history in the 20th century. #xA0;

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introducing Psychology's History

Chapter 2: The Philosophical Context

Chapter 3: The Physiological Context: Early Research on the Nervous System

Chapter 4: Wundt and German Psychology

Chapter 5: Darwin's Century: Evolutionary Thinking

Chapter 6: American Pioneers

Chapter 7: Structuralism and Functionalism

Chapter 8: Applying the New Psychology

Chapter 9: Gestalt Psychology

Chapter 10: The Origins of Behaviorism

Chapter 11: The Evolution of Behaviorism

Chapter 12: Mental Illness and its Treatment

Chapter 13: Psychology's Practitioners

Chapter 14: Psychological Science in the Post-War Era

Chapter 15: Linking Psychology's Past and Present

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