9780495097990

A History Of Modern Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495097990

  • ISBN10:

    0495097993

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/22/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

A market leader for over 30 years, A HISTORY OF MODERN PSYCHOLOGY has been praised for its comprehensive coverage and biographical approach. Focusing on modern psychology, the text's coverage begins with the late 19th century. The authors personalize the history of psychology not only by using biographical information on influential theorists, but also by showing how major events in those theorists' lives have affected the authors' own ideas, approaches, and methods. Substantial updates in this edition include discussions of evolutionary psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and positive psychology. The result is a text that is as timely and relevant today as it was when it was first introduced.

Table of Contents

Preface
The Study of the History of Psychology
Philosophical Influences on Psychology
Physiological Influences on Psychology
The New Psychology
Structuralism
Functionalism : Antecedent Influences
Functionalism : Development and Founding
Applied Psychology: The Legacy of Functionalism
Behaviorism : Antecedent Influences
Behaviorism : The Beginnings
Behaviorism : After the Founding
Gestalt Psychology
Psychoanalysis : The Beginnings
Psychoanalysis : After the Founding
Contemporary Developments in Psychology
Glossary
References
Index
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