9780155083554

History of Modern Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780155083554

  • ISBN10:

    0155083554

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/30/1999
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

This highly regarded, best-selling book provides a clear, well-organized, user-friendly overview of modern psychology, presenting the evolution of the schools of thought as a continuing story and illustrating their development within the social-intellectual climate of their times (the Zeitgeist) as well as their impact on one another. It personalizes the history of psychology, showing how events in the lives of the influential theorists, researchers, and teachers affected their ideas, approaches and methods. It also describes the rise and importance of applied psychology as a uniquely American form of psychology.

Table of Contents

Preface v
CHAPTER 1 The Study of the History of Psychology
1(23)
CHAPTER 2 Philosophical Influences on Psychology
24(30)
CHAPTER 3 Physiological Influences on Psychology
54(22)
CHAPTER 4 The New Psychology
76(32)
CHAPTER 5 Structuralism
108(24)
CHAPTER 6 Functionalism: Antecedent Influences
132(28)
CHAPTER 7 Functionalism: Development and Founding
160(37)
CHAPTER 8 Applied Psychology: The Legacy of Functionalism
197(49)
CHAPTER 9 Behaviorism: Antecedent Influences
246(28)
CHAPTER 10 Behaviorism: The Beginnings
274(32)
CHAPTER 11 Behaviorism: After the Founding
306(36)
CHAPTER 12 Gestalt Psychology
342(34)
CHAPTER 13 Psychoanalysis: The Beginnings
376(47)
CHAPTER 14 Psychoanalysis: Dissenters and Descendants
423(33)
CHAPTER 15 A New Century for Psychology: Humanistic and Cognitive Movements
456(31)
The Future History of Psychology
487(6)
Glossary 493(6)
References 499(20)
Name Index 519(5)
Subject Index 524

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