9781412973830

A History of Psychology; A Global Perspective

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    9781412973830

  • ISBN10:

    141297383X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/5/2010
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

This text provides a fresh and engaging perspective on psychology's history, covering the discipline's development around the world and highlighting its interdisciplinary nature. It offers comprehensive coverage of both classical and contemporary systems of thought, connects psychology to evolving society and culture from ancient times to today, and provides scores of contemporary applications that draw students into the topic. Clarity of coverage, illustrative examples, visual aids, and critical thinking questions make this text enjoyable for instructor and student alike.

Table of Contents

Understanding Psychology's History
Prologue
Four Types Of Knowledge In Psychology
Society And Psychology's History
Historiography Of Psychology
Undestanding The History Of Psychology
Early Psychological Knowledge
Psychological Knowledge In The Beginning Of Human Civilization
Psychological Knowlede In The Civilization Of The Greeks
Psychological Knowledge In India And China: An Introduction To Non-Western Traditions In Psychology
Psychological Knowledge In The Turn Of The First Millennium
Further Development Of Knowledge In The High Middle Ages (1000-1300s)
Psychology During Mid-Millennium Transitions. 15th-End Of 18th Century
Transitions From The Late 15th To The End Of 18th Century
Psychology In The Mid-Millenium: What People Knew
The Impct Of Scholars And Their Theories
French Materialism And Enlightenment
Psychology In The Laboratory
Transitions Of The 19th Century
Physiology And Philosophy: Two Academic Schools
Early Measurements In Psychology
First Psychological Laboratories
In The Laboratory: Psychology In Search For Own Identity
Psychology And The Mass Society In The Beginning Of The 20th Century
The Social And Cultural Landscape
Advances In Natural And Social Sciences And Their Impact On Psychology
Psychology As A Scientific Discipline
Functionalism: Connecting Between The Individual And The Social Environment
Evolutionary Ideas In Psychology
New Fields Of Psychology
Clinical Research And Psychology In The End Of The 19th-Beginning Of The 20th Century
What People Knew About Mental Illnesss
Society And Psychopathology
Understanding Mental Illness
Early Attempts At Treatment
The Birth And Development Of The Behaviorist Tradition
Animal Psychology
Studies Of Reflexes
Behaviorism Of John Watson
The Birth And Development Of Psychoanalysis
Social And Scientific Lanscape
Sigmund Freud And Psychoanalysis
Early Transitions Of Psychoanalysis: Alfred Adler
Early Transitions Of Psychoanalysis: Carl Jung
The Paths Of Gestalt Psychology
Social Landscape After The Great War
Principles Of Gestalt Psychology
Advancements Of Gestalt Theory
Theoretical And Applied Psychology After The Great War.
Society And Psychology
Testing And Applied Research
Psychology of Development And Cognition
Personality Theories
Social Psychology
Behaviorism And Psychoanalysis In The Middle Of The 20th Century: Theoretical And Applied Paths
Further Development Of Behaviorism
A Winding Road Of Psychoanalysis
Assessment Of Behaviorism And Psychoanalysis
Humanistic And Cognitive Psychology
The Social Landscape
Humanistic Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Focusing On Contemporary Issues
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