A History of Modern Psychology

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Cengage Learning, Feb 22, 2011 - Psychology - 432 pages
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History doesn't have to be dull, and this text is living proof with coverage of interesting topics ranging from the controversial use of IQ tests at Ellis Island to the psychodynamics of gum chewing. 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 book's coverage begins with the late 19th century. Successfully avoiding dry narrative, the authors personalize the history of psychology not only by using biographical information on influential theorists, but also by showing you 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 book that is as timely and relevant today as it was when it was first introduced.
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Contents

The Study of the History of Psychology
1
Philosophical Influences on Psychology
21
Physiological Influences on Psychology
47
The New Psychology
65
Structuralism
87
Functionalism Antecedent Influences
102
Functionalism Development and Founding
127
Applied Psychology The Legacy of Functionalism
159
Behaviorism After the Founding
234
Gestalt Psychology
261
Psychoanalysis The Beginnings
286
Psychoanalysis After the Founding
320
Contemporary Developments in Psychology
351
Glossary
373
References
378
Name Index
405

Behaviorism Antecedent Influences
190
Behaviorism The Beginnings
211

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Duane Schultz lives in Clearwater, Florida.

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