A Brief History of Psychology
This text includes an analytical overview of what has happened in psychology in the last 50 years with developments in cognitive psychology, behavioural neuroscience, and health psychology receiving more attention.
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American Psychological Association American psychology analysis animal approach argued Aristotle associationism associationistic atomistic B. F. Skinner behavior behaviorists brain Brentano Cattell Chapter Clark Hull complex compounds concept concerned consciousness considered contributions critical empiricism Descartes developed dynamic early Ebbinghaus elements empirical empiricism empirist experience experimental psychology Fechner field formulation Freud functionalism functionalist fundamental German gestalt psychology Helmholtz Herbart history of psychology human ideas important influence influential interest introspection James McKeen Cattell Kant Kiilpe Koffka Kohler laboratory later learning Leipzig major mathematical mental method Miiller mind movement nineteenth century objective organism Ortgeist particular perception personality Ph.D phenomena philosophical physical principle problems processes psychoanalysis Psychological Association psychophysical published quantitative reflexes scientific materialism sensation sense sensory social stimulus structuralism Stumpf systematic theory things thinking Thorndike tion Titchener Titchener's tradition trends twentieth century University Watson Wertheimer Wiirzburg Wilhelm Wundt William James wrote Wundt Zeitgeist