A History of Psychology in Letters

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Brown & Benchmark, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 218 pages
There is no better way to get students interested and excited about the origins of psychology than to let them read actual letters written by the people who founded the discipline. Ludy Benjamin, one of the leading historians of psychology in the United States, has collected the private ideas of these individuals in order to provide your students with a unique vantage point from which to explore the foundations upon which this exciting discipline was built.

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About the author (1993)

Ludy T. Benjamin Jr. is Professor of Psychology and Presidential Professor of Teaching Excellence at Texas A&M University and is holder of the Glasscock Professorship in Teaching Excellence. His numerous publications include From S ance to Science: A History of the Profession of Psychology in America (with David Baker, 2004), A History of Psychology in Letters (second edition 2006, Blackwell) and A Brief History of Modern Psychology (2007, Blackwell). In 2007 he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for the History of Psychology for his research on the history of psychology.

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