A Brief History of Psychology
This brief, inexpensive text offers the utmost in flexibility in teaching the history of psychology. Used as a stand-alone text or with readers, this engaging book is noted for its analysis of the scientific and philosophical emergence of the field. Readers appreciate the book’s balanced coverage of experimental, applied, and clinical psychology, as well as the clear and succinct presentation of the field’s major events and schools of thought. This edition features an expanded pedagogical program with bolded terms, a complete glossary, more illustrations, and web-based instructional materials including Power Points, a test bank, discussion questions, and more.
Extensively updated throughout, this edition features:
Used independently or as a supplement with readers, this brief text is intended for undergraduate and graduate courses on the history of psychology. Due to its brevity and engaging style, the book is often used in introductory courses to introduce students to the field. The enormous index and substantial glossary make this volume a useful desk reference for the entire field.
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The Lines of Development From Science
The Lines of Development From Philosophy
Wundts Immediate Predecessors
The Contemporary Scene in the Age of Wundt
William James and Psychology in the United States
The Last Half of the 20th Century
Psychologys Promising Past and Enigmatic
The Age of Schools