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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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Focusing On Contemporary Issues|
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