Forty Studies That Changed Psychology

Forty Studies That Changed Psychology : Explorations into the History of Psychological Research

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For Introductory Psychology, History and Systems in Psychology, and Research Methods courses.This unique book closes the gap between psychology textbooks and the research that made them possible. Its journey through the "headline history" of psychology presents 40 of the most famous studies in the history of the science, and subsequent follow-up studies that expanded their findings and relevance. Readers are granted a valuable insider's look at the studies that continue to be cited most frequently, stirred up the most controversy when they were published, sparked the most subsequent related research, opened new fields of psychological exploration, and changed most dramatically our knowledge of human behavior.
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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 408.23g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • indexes
  • 0130322636
  • 9780130322630

Table of contents

1. Biology and Human Behavior. One Brain or Two?, Gazzaniga, M.S. (1967). More Experience = Bigger Brain?, Rosenzweig, M.R., Bennett, E.L. and Diamond M.C. (1972). Are You a "Natural"? Bouchard, T., Lykken, D., McGue, M., Segal N., and Tellegen, A. (1990). Watch Out for the Visual Cliff!, Gibson, E.J. and Walk, R.D. (1960).2. Perception and Consciousness. What You See Is What You've Learned, Turnbull C.M. (1961). To Sleep, No Doubt to Dream..., Aserinsky, E. and Kleitman, N. (1953), Dement W. (1960). Unromancing the Dream..., Hobson, J.A. and McCarley, R.W. (1977). Acting as if You Are Hypnotized, Spanos, N.P. (1982).3. Learning and Conditioning. It's Not Just about Salivating Dogs!, Pavlov, I.P.(1927). Little Emotional Albert, Watson J.B. and Rayner, R. (1920). Knock Wood, Skinner, B.F. (1948). See Aggression...Do Aggression!, Bandura, A., Ross, D. and Ross, S.A. (1961).4. Intelligence, Cognition, and Memory. What You Expect Is What You Get, Rosenthal, R. and Jacobson, L. (1966). Making A Good Impression, Asch, S.E. (1946). Maps in Your Mind, Tolman, E.C. (1948). Thanks for the Memories, Loftus, E.F. (1975).5. Human Development. Discovering Love, Harlow, H.F.(1958). Out of Sight, but Not Out of Mind, Piaget, J. (1954). Born First, Born Smarter?, Zajonc, R.B. and Markus, G.B. (1975). In Control and Glad of It!, Langer, E.J. and Rodin, J. (1976).6. Emotion and Motivation. A Sexual Motivation..., Masters, W.H. and Johnson, V.E. (1966). I Can See It All Over Your Face!, Ekman, P. and Friesen, V.W. (1971). Life, Change, and Stress, Holmes, T.H. and Rahe, R.H. (1967). Thoughts Out of Tune, Festinger, L. and Carlsmith, J.M. (1959).7. Personality. Are You the Master of Your Fate?, Rotter, J.B. (1966). How Moral Are You?, Kohlberg, L. (1963). Racing Against Your Heart, Friedman, M. and Rosenman, R.H. (1959). The One; The Many... , Triandis, H., Bontempo, R., Villareal, M., Asai, M. and Lucca, N. (1988).8. Psychopathology. Who's Crazy Here, Anyway?, Rosenhan, D.L. (1973). You're Getting Defensive Again!, Freud, A. (1946). Learning to Be Depressed, Seligman, M.E.P., and Maier, S.F. (1967). Crowding into the Behavioral Sink, Calhoun, J.B. (1962).9. Psychotherapy. Choosing Your Psychotherapist, Smith, M.L. and Glass, G.V. (1977). Relaxing Your Fears Away, Wolpe, J. (1961). Projections of Who You Are, Rorschach, H. (1942). Picture This!, Murray, H.A. (1938).10. Social Psychology. Not Practicing What You Preach, LaPiere, R.T. (1934). The Power of Conformity, Asch, C.E. (1955). To Help or Not to Help, Darley, J.M. and Latane, B. (1968). Obey at Any Cost, Milgram, S. (1963).Author Index. Subject Index.
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