History of Psychology

Paperback | July 17, 2003

byDavid Hothersall

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Employing a biographical approach, this text details the important scientific accomplishments of psychology through the lives of the men and women who pioneered the seminal theories driving the discipline. The successes and failures of these distinguished psychologists provide a thorough and complete history of the field and show students its relevance to contemporary psychology.

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Employing a biographical approach, this text details the important scientific accomplishments of psychology through the lives of the men and women who pioneered the seminal theories driving the discipline. The successes and failures of these distinguished psychologists provide a thorough and complete history of the field and show stude...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:624 pages, 9 × 6.3 × 0.9 inPublished:July 17, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0072849657

ISBN - 13:9780072849653

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1 Psychology and the Ancients

Chapter 2 Philosophical and Scientific Antecedents of Psychology

Chapter 3 Early Studies of the Central Nervous System

Chapter 4 Wilhelm Wundt and the Founding of Psychology

Chapter 5 Edward Titchener and Hugo Munsterberg

Chapter 6 German Psychologists of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Chapter 7 Gestalt Psychology in Germany and the United States

Chapter 8 The History of Clinical Psychology and the Development of Psychoanalysis

Chapter 9 Darwin, Galton, Cattell, James, and Hall

Chapter 10 Functionalism at the University of Chicago and Columbia University

Chapter 11 Historical Uses and Abuses of Intelligence Testing

Chapter 12 The Research of Ivan Pavlov and the Behaviorism of John B. Watson

Epilogue