A Brief History of Psychology
This brief, versatile text, written by the son of famous Gestalt psychologist Max Wertheimer, offers an analytical overview of the past 50 years in psychology. It offers clear, succinct presentation of the major events and schools of thought and presents balanced coverage of experimental, applied, and clinical psychology. It can be used on its own or as a supplement to a full-size text or in combination with a history of psychology reader.
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Approaches to the History of Psychology
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20th century American Psychological Association American psychology analysis approach areas argued Aristotle associationism associationistic B. F. Skinner became behaviorists brain Brentano Cattell Chapter chologists chology Clark Hull clinical psychology cognitive cognitive psychology complex compounds concept concern consciousness considered contributions critical empiricism decades Descartes developed discipline dynamic early Ebbinghaus elements emphasis empirical empiricism experience experimental psychology Fechner field formulation Freud functionalism functionalist Gestalt psychology Helmholtz Herbart history of psychology human ideas individual differences influence influential interest Kant Kiilpe Koffka Kohler laboratory later learning Leipzig logical major measurement mental method Miiller mind movement objective organism Ortgeist perception personality phenomena philosophy physical physiological practice of psychology problems processes psychoanalysis psychol psychophysics published quantitative reflexes schools scientific materialism sensation sense sensory social stimulus structuralism Stumpf systematic tests theory thinking Thorndike tion Titchener Titchener's tradition trends University Watson Wertheimer Wilhelm Wundt Wundt Zeitgeist