Connections in the History and Systems of Psychology

ISBN-10: 0618415122

ISBN-13: 9780618415120

Edition: 3rd 2005

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Description: This comprehensive, scholarly text offers extensive biographical detail and full coverage of psychology's pre-19th century philosophical and scientific roots. The authors make connections between recent developments in psychometrics and biological, social, and cognitive psychology and their historical roots through current articles and references. This critical-thinking approach, combined with groundbreaking pedagogy, makes the text interesting and accessible to students and helps them understand the thinking processes that led to major psychological discoveries, as well as how they relate to contemporary specialty areas. Of the nearly 200 new references incorporated into the text, more than 100 are dated after 2000 and the remainder from 1990–2000. A timeline of notable psychological and historical events appears inside the front and back covers of the text for easy access. The text provides extensive coverage of women and minorities in a field dominated by Caucasian men. Timelines or chronologies for each chapter connect developments in psychology to world events in politics, science, and the arts.

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Book details

List price: $239.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 5/17/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.102
Language: English

Note: Each chapter ends with Conclusions, a Summary, Key Names and Terms, and Suggested Readings
Introduction
Why Study the History of Psychology?
Thoughts About History Where Do We Start?
Some of Psychology\'s Recurring Issues
Organization of the Book About Psychology and Science
Precursors to Psychology in Ancient Greece
The Golden Age of Greece Philosophy in the Golden Age
Medicine in the Golden Age and Beyond Connections Questions
The Roman Period and the Middle Ages
Philosophical and Theological Thought During the Roman Period
The Rise of Christianity
Christianity, Islam, and Jewish
Philosophy of the Medieval Era
Christian Philosophy in the Later Middle Ages
Medieval Science Before the Renaissance
Universities in the Middle Ages
Connections Questions
The Renaissance and Early Modern Philosophers
The Renaissance
The Early Modern Philosophers
Connections Questions
Empiricism, Associationism, Positivism, and Common-Sense Psychology
British Empiricism
British Associationism
French Empiricism
Positivism
The Scottish School
Connections Questions
Continental Philosophies: Rationalism, Romanticism, and Existentialism
Rationalism
Romanticism
Existentialism
Connections Questions
Physiological Influences on the Development of Psychology
Review of Early Speculation
Electricity and Nerve function
Localization of function
Psychophysics
Connections Questions
The Origins of Modern Scientific Psychology in Germany Wilhelm
Maximilian Wundt and Voluntarism Edward Bradford
Titchener and Structuralism
Franz Brentano and Act Psychology
Carl Stumpf Edmund Husserl
Hermann Ebbinghaus Georg Elias
M?ller Oswald K?lpe
Connections Questions
Darwin\'s Influence Pre-Darwinian Evolution
Charles Robert Darwin Francis Galton
Connections Questions
Early American Psychology
Early Philosophy and Psychology in America William James Mary Whiton Calkins Hugo M?nsterberg
Granville Stanley Hall
Early Studies of Gender Differences: The Work of Leta Stetter Hollingworth James McKeen Cattell James Mark Baldwin
Connections Questions
Functionalism John Dewey James Rowland Angell Harvey A. Carr Robert Sessions Woodworth Edward Lee
Thorndike Women in American\'s First School
Connections Questions
Animal Psychology and Early Behaviorism
Animal Psychology
Objective Psychology in Russia
John Broadus Watson
Connections Questions
Neobehaviorism Edwin Ray Guthrie Edward Chace Tolman Clark Leonard Hull
Hull\'s Students and Associates
B. F. Skinner Ecological Psychology
Connections Questions
Gestalt Psychology
Founding Gestalt Psychology: The Phi Phenomenon
Gestalt Psychology\'s Antecedents
Gestalt Psychology\'s Triumvirate
Principles of Gestalt Psychology
Kurt Lewin Lesser-Known
Gestalt Psychologists
Gestalt Psychology\'s Influence
Connections Questions
Psychoanalysis
Early Treatment of the Mentally Ill
Hypnosis Existent
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