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Foundations of Psychological Thought A History of Psychology

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ISBN-10: 0761930779

ISBN-13: 9780761930778

Edition: 2009

Authors: Barbara F. Gentile, Benjamin O. Miller, Benjamin O. Miller, Benjamin Miller

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This annotated reader for undergraduate courses in the history of psychology exposes students to original, primary materials but includes several unique features that will make the original sources much more accessible, including: - Thematic organization of readings demonstrates how thinking on major psychological issues evolved. - Contemporary as well as historical readings, bring students right up to the present. - Introductions and extensive annotations set the context for students and guide them in navigating sometimes complex ideas to help them get the most out of reading the original sources. - Further Reading section - Ideas and Study Questions to help students…    
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List price: $98.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/21/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

Ben Miller (Ph.D., City University of New York) is an experimental psychologist. He is Assistant Professor of psychology at Salem State College, where he teaches courses in perception, memory, the history of psychology, and statistics and methods. He is author of Beyond Statistics: A Practical Guide to Data Analysis (Allyn & Bacon, 2001). His current research focus is on basic questions about false memories, such as they conditions in which they occur and our ability to distinguish them from true memories.

The Mind and the Body
The Passions of the Soul (1649)
Psychology (1892)
Outlines of Psychology (1897)
Computing Machinery and Intelligence (1950)
Minds, Brains, and Science (1984)
An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision (1709)
Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man (1785)
Treatise on Physiological Optics (1867)
The Perception of the Visual World (1950)
Visual Information Processing: The Structure and Creation of Visual Representations (1980)
Opening the Black Box
On the Speed of Mental Processes (1868-1869)
An Outline of Psychology (1896)
Psychopathology of Everyday Life (1901)
Human Acquisition of Concepts for Sequential Patterns (1963)
About Behaviorism (1974)
Localization of Cognitive Operations in the Human Brain (1988)
Nativism and Empiricism AKA Heredity and Environment
Notes Directed Against a Certain Programme (1648)
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690)
The Origin of Species (1859)
The Facts of Perception (1878)
Instincts and Their Vicissitudes (1915)
What the Nursery Has to Say About Instincts (1926)
The Misbehavior of Organisms (1961)
Language and Mind (1968)
Levels of Explanation
Laws of Organization in Perceptual Forms (1923)
Conditioned Reflexes: An Investigation of the Physiological Activity of the Cerebral Cortex (1927)
Experiments in Social Space (1939)
Cognitive Maps in Rats and Men (1948)
Organization of Behavior: A Neuropsychological Theory (1949)
Cognitive Neuroscience and the Study of Memory (1998)
Normal & Abnormal
Medical Inquiries and Observations Upon the Diseases of the Mind (1812)
A Critique of Cultural and Statistical Concepts of Abnormality (1939)
Neurosis and Human Growth (1950)
The Adjustment of the Male Overt Homosexual (1957)
The Myth of Mental Illness (1960)
Biological Psychiatry: Is There Any Other Kind? (1989)
The Mental Health Continuum: From Languishing to Flourishing in Life (2002)