A History of Modern Psychology

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Prentice Hall, 2001 - Psychology - 422 pages
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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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Contents

Laying the Foundations
34
Philosophical Psychology in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
43
Shaping the Field of Psychology
57
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