A Century of Psychology: Progress, Paradigms, and Prospects for the New Millennium

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Psychology Press, 1997 - Psychology - 329 pages
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Psychology has influence in almost every walk of life. Originally published in 1997 A Century of Psychology is a review of where the discipline came from, where it had reached and where the editorsanticipated it may go.Ray Fuller, Patricia Noonan Walsh and Patrick McGinley assembled an internationally recognised team of mainly European experts from the major applications and research areas of psychology. They begin with a critical review of methodology and its limitations and plot the course of gender and developmental psychology.
 

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Contents

feminists looking at psychologists
16
old themes and new directions
36
retrospect and prospect
54
a psychological assessment
69
roots doubts
85
The influence of psychology on psychotherapy during
107
a century of challenge
123
a new Gestalt psychology?
139
alternative medicine postmodernism
171
The coming of age of the psychology of thinking and reasoning
207
The history of the concept of goals
224
Visual perception at the edge of the century
241
the good the bad and the bizarre
271
A theory of emotion and its brain mechanisms
296
Name index
319
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psychological prevention
156

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Walsh is Professor of Disability Studies at University College Dublin.

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