A History of Modern Psychology
This book is a history of modern psychology, beginning with the publication of Fechner's elements of Psychophysics in the mid-19th century to the present. It approaches the history of psychology from a scientific perspective. Chapter topics include: the psychology of consciousness, the unconscious mind, and adaptation; the conspiracy of naturalism; the golden age and decline of behaviorism; the rise of cognitive science; the birth of applied psychology; the rise of professional psychology; and the psychological society. For individuals interested in the history of psychology and what it is today.
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Psychology and History
FOUNDING SCIENTIFIC PSYCHOLOGY
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE UNCONSCIOUS MIND
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