A History of Modern Psychology
Readers will learn about the fascinating individuals who helped create and shape the field of psychology. Without ignoring philosophical roots, this book devotes more space to recent history of psychology, especially the past 150 years. Its treatment of philosophy begins in the general vicinity of Descartes and the British Empiricists. Readers will also discover how these historical figures have dealt with the same type of problems that psychologists face today.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Key Issues in Psychologys History
Doing and Writing History
51 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
American Psychological Association American psychologists animal approach argued association B. F. Skinner basic became began behavior behaviorist believed Binet brain Calkins called Cattell Chapter chology Clark Clark University clinical cognitive psychology comparative psychology completed concept consciousness contributions created Darwin Descartes Describe developed E. G. Boring Ebbinghaus effects emotions empiricist ence environment example experience experimental psychology faculty Figure Freud function Galton German gestalt gestalt psychology gestaltists Goddard graduate Harvard Helmholtz Hermann Ebbinghaus history of psychology human ideas important included individual influence intelligence interest introspection James James McKeen Cattell laboratory later learning Leipzig Lewin maze memory ment mental testing method mind Munsterberg observers occurred ORIGINAL SOURCE EXCERPT Pavlov perception person philosophy phrenology physiology problem psychophysics reaction reflex scientific scientists sensation sensory Skinner species stimulus theory thinking Thorndike tion Titchener Titchener's Tolman University Watson Wertheimer women Wundt Yerkes