Pioneers of Psychology

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Norton, 1996 - Psychology - 511 pages
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In this Third Edition of Pioneers of Psychology, Professor Fancher again traces the evolution of this influential science through the personal triumphs and disappointments of a fascinating gallery of individuals, from Descartes, Gall, and Kant to James, Piaget, and Skinner.

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I REALLY appreciated learning more about theories in psychology contextualized by the people and times that prompted them. I sold this book after my history and systems class, wish I had kept it. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Raymond E. Fancher is a Senior Scholar and Professor Emeritus at York University in Toronto. A founder of York's Ph.D. program in the History and Theory of Psychology, he has served as editor of the Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences and held top executive positions with the Society for the History of Psychology (Division 26 of the American Psychological Association) and Cheiron (The International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences). The author of nearly 100 publications on the history of psychology, he is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for the History of Psychology.

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