A History of Modern Psychology

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 20, 2015 - Psychology - 576 pages
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The enhanced 5th Edition of Goodwin's series, A History of Modern Psychology, explores the modern history of psychology including the fundamental bases of psychology and psychology's advancements in the 20th century.

Goodwin's 5th Edition focuses on the reduction of biographical information with an emphasis on more substantial information including ideas and concepts and on ideas/research contributions.

 

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Contents

CONTENTS
237
Study Questions
243
CONTENTS
246
A Case of Espionage?
251
Expanding the Gestalt
260
Summary
269
THE EVOLUTION
302
A Purposive
310
PREFACE
ix
INDEX 481
xv
TIMELINES 495
xxix
INTRODUCING PSYCHOLOGYS
1
Miles Meets His Academic
16
Study Questions
22
The British Empiricist Argument and
32
THE SCIENTIFIC CONTEXT
50

A HypotheticoDeductive
319
A Radical Behaviorism
325
The IQ Zoo and the Misbehavior
332
MENTAL ILLNESS AND
339
Diagnosing Mental Illness
346
Founding
352
Treating Mental Illness
364
Shell Shock
370
The Emergence of Modern Clinical Psychology
377
Psychology and the World of Business and Industry
387
Study Questions
393
What Revolution?
403
Miles Visits Lashley
413
Psychologys Researchers
426
REFERENCES
439
GLOSSARY
469
Localization of Brain Function
62
Nervous System Structure
74
WUNDTAND GERMAN
81
Wundt Establishes a New Psychology at Leipzig
88
An American in Leipzig
95
A New Science
107
The Origins of Comparative Psychology
123
Darwins Century
136
The First of the New
146
Creating Maze Learning
158
Challenging the Male
164
The New Psychology at
171
The Introspective Habit
183
Structuralism and Functionalism
204
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C. James Goodwin is an emeritus professor at Wheeling Jesuit University, where he taught for 30 years before taking an early retirement. He is currently residing in the mountains of North Carolina and is Professor of Psychology at Western Carolina University. He earned a Bachelor's degree from the College of the Holy Cross and a Master's and PhD in experimental psychology from Florida State University, specializing in memory and cognition. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in Divisions 2 (teaching) and 26 (history). His research interests on the empirical side are in the area of cognitive mapping, wayfinding, and spatial cognition, but his prime interest is in the early history of experimental psychology in the United States. He is the author of two undergraduate textbooks, one in research methods (Research in Psychology: Methods and Design) and one in the history of psychology (A History of Modern Psychology)

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