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📒A History Of Modern Experimental Psychology ✍ George Mandler
✏A History of Modern Experimental Psychology Book Summary : Modern psychology began with the adoption of experimental methods at the end of the nineteenth century: Wilhelm Wundt established the first formal laboratory in 1879; universities created independent chairs in psychology shortly thereafter; and William James published the landmark work Principles of Psychology in 1890. In A History of Modern Experimental Psychology, George Mandler traces the evolution of modern experimental and theoretical psychology from these beginnings to the "cognitive revolution" of the late twentieth century. Throughout, he emphasizes the social and cultural context, showing how different theoretical developments reflect the characteristics and values of the society in which they occurred. Thus, Gestalt psychology can be seen to mirror the changes in visual and intellectual culture at the turn of the century, behaviorism to embody the parochial and puritanical concerns of early twentieth-century America, and contemporary cognitive psychology as a product of the postwar revolution in information and communication.After discussing the meaning and history of the concept of mind, Mandler treats the history of the psychology of thought and memory from the late nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth, exploring, among other topics, the discovery of the unconscious, the destruction of psychology in Germany in the 1930s, and the relocation of the field's "center of gravity" to the United States. He then examines a more neglected part of the history of psychology -- the emergence of a new and robust cognitive psychology under the umbrella of cognitive science.
📒A History Of Modern Psychology ✍ C. James Goodwin
✏A History of Modern Psychology Book Summary : With the Third Edition of Goodwin's A History of Modern Psychology, students will learn about the fascinating men and women who helped create and shape the field of psychology. They will also develop a deeper understanding of the many interconnections that exist among the different areas of psychology. Goodwin's book not only provides accounts of the lives and contributions of psychology's pioneers set into historical context; it also contains original writings by these psychologists, interwoven with informative comments from the author. The text is written in a conversational and engaging style with discrete attention to recent scholarship in the history of psychology, especially that of the past 150 years.
📒A Brief History Of Modern Psychology ✍ Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr.
✏A Brief History of Modern Psychology Book Summary : In A Brief History of Modern Psychology, Ludy Benjamin, leading historian in the field, discusses the history of both the science and the practice of psychology since the establishment of the first experimental psychology laboratory in 1879. Captures the excitement of this pervasive field that features prevalently in modern mass media Presents facts and interesting tidbits about individual psychologists’ lives and ideas, as well as illuminating tie-in’s to the social contexts in which they lived Features widely known figures such as William James, Carl Jung, Wilhelm Wundt, G. Stanley Hall, James Catell, John B. Watson, and B.F. Skinner as well as lesser known luminaries such as E.B. Titchener, Mary Calkins, Leta Hollingworth, Kenneth and Mamie Clark, and Helen Thompson Wolley Provides the historical and disciplinary context that will help readers to better understand the richness and complexity of contemporary psychology Includes discussions of important events, societies, and landmarks in the history of psychology such as the growth of psychological laboratories in the US, the Thayer Conference (the landmark summit which defined school psychology), Kurt Lewin’s social action research, and Lewis M. Terman and the Stanford Revision of the Binet-Simon Scale (now the well known, “Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale”) Test Bank for instructors with identification, multiple-choice, matching, and essay questions written by Ludy Benjamin available at www.wiley.com/go/benjamin .
📒Consciousness Recovered ✍ George Mandler
✏Consciousness Recovered Book Summary : This integrated approach to the psychology of consciousness arises out of Mandler's 1975 paper that was seminal in starting the current flood of interest in consciousness. The book starts with this paper, followed by a novel psychological/evolutionary theoretical discussion of consciousness, and then a historically oriented presentation of relevant functions of consciousness, from memory to attention to emotion, drawing in part on Mandler's publications between 1975 and 2000. The manuscript is controversial; it is outspoken and often judgmental. The book does not address speculations about the neurophysiological/brain bases of consciousness, arguing that these are premature, and it is highly critical of philosophical speculations, often ungrounded in any empirical observations. In short it is a psychological approach pure and simple.
📒A History Of Modern Psychology In Context ✍ Wade Pickren
✏A History of Modern Psychology in Context Book Summary : A fresh look at the history of psychology placed in its social, political, and cultural contexts A History of Modern Psychology in Context presents the history of modern psychology in the richness of its many contexts. The authors resist the traditional storylines of great achievements by eminent people, or schools of thought that rise and fall in the wake of scientific progress. Instead, psychology is portrayed as a network of scientific and professional practices embedded in specific temporal, social, political, and cultural contexts. The narrative is informed by three key concepts—indigenization, reflexivity, and social constructionism—and by the fascinating interplay between disciplinary Psychology and everyday psychology. The authors complicate the notion of who is at the center and who is at the periphery of the history of psychology by bringing in actors and events that are often overlooked in traditional accounts. They also highlight how the reflexive nature of Psychology—a science produced both by and about humans—accords history a prominent place in understanding the discipline and the theories it generates. Throughout the text, the authors show how Psychology and psychologists are embedded in cultures that indelibly shape how the discipline is defined and practiced, the kind of knowledge it creates, and how this knowledge is received. The text also moves beyond an exclusive focus on the development of North American and European psychologies to explore the development of psychologies in other indigenous contexts, especially from the mid-20th-century onward.
📒Experimental Psychology ✍ Barry Kantowitz
✏Experimental Psychology Book Summary : Kantowitz, Roediger, and Elmes, all prominent researchers, take an example-based approach to the fundamentals of research methodology. Their text is organized by topic--such as research in human factors, learning, thinking, and problem solving--a unique feature that helps students connect the concepts of sound methodology with their practical applications. Because the authors employ dozens of carefully selected real-world examples, students can see for themselves the issues and problems that can occur in conducting research. More importantly, they can develop a sense of how to anticipate and adjust for problems in their own research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒An Introduction To The History Of Psychology ✍ B. Hergenhahn
✏An Introduction to the History of Psychology Book Summary : Dreams puzzled early man, Greek philosophers spun elaborate theories to explain human memory and perception, Descartes postulated that the brain was filled with animal spirits, and psychology was officially deemed a science in the 19th century. In AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY, author B.R. Hergenhahn shows you that most of the concerns of contemporary psychologists are manifestations of themes that have been part of psychology for hundreds--or even thousands--of years. The book's numerous photographs and learning tools, along with its coverage of fascinating figures in psychology, engage you and will help you understand the material in each chapter. Chapter summaries, discussion questions, end-of-chapter glossaries, and a Book Companion Website will all help you prepare for success on your next exam. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Historical Foundations Of Modern Psychology ✍ Howard H. Kendler
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📒A History Of Modern Psychology ✍ Duane P. Schultz
✏A History of Modern Psychology Book Summary : A market leader for over 30 years, A HISTORY OF MODERN PSYCHOLOGY has been praised for its comprehensive coverage and biographical approach. Focusing on modern psychology, the text's coverage begins with the late 19th century. The authors personalize the history of psychology not only by using biographical information on influential theorists, but also by showing how the major events in the theorists' lives affected their ideas, approaches, and methods. Substantial updates in the eleventh edition include discussions of the latest developments in positive psychology; the increasing role of brain science in psychology; the return of Freud's anal personality; Ada Lovelace, the virgin Bride of Science; the interpretation of dreams by computers; the use of Coca Cola as a nerve tonic, and many other topics. The result is a text that is as timely and relevant today as it was when it was first introduced. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Experimental Psychology ✍ Ram Nath Sharma
✏Experimental Psychology Book Summary : Experimental Psychology, That Studies External Behaviour As Well As The Internal Processes Of The Different Stages Of Human Development As Also Of Animals, Is Considered The Most Important Branch Of Psychology. The Credit For Establishing Psychology On A Scientific Basis Is Given To Experimental Method. The Scope Of Experimental Psychology Is Widening With The Invention Of New Tools And Instruments For Experiments. It Is The Core Of The Curriculum Prescribed For Psychology In Almost All The Indian Universities, Both At The Undergraduate And Postgraduate Levels.The Present Book, Experimental Psychology, Is A Textbook Focusing On The Experimental Methods In The Fast Growing Area Of Psychology. It Attempts To Provide An In-Depth Study Of Important Areas Covered By Experimental Psychology: Physco-Physics, Animal Psychology, Learning Psychology, Psychology Of Individual Differences, Child Psychology, Education Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Etc. Besides These, It Includes Experiments In Physiological Psychology, Nervous System, Mental Processes And Aspects Of Human Behaviour.The Book Has Been Particularly Designed To Help Students Prepare For University Examinations. The Language Used Is Lucid, Simple And Unburdened By Technical Jargon. The Presentation Of Subject Matter Has Been Made From The Pragmatic Viewpoint, Following A Tried And Tested Pedagogical Style, Enabling The Reader To Easily Understand And Grasp The Subject. It Is Hoped That It Will Prove Highly Useful To Both Students And Teachers Of Psychology.