A History of Modern Psychology

A History of Modern Psychology

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For junior/senior/graduate-level courses in History of Modern Psychology, and History and Systems of Psychology. This text is a history of modern psychology, beginning with the publication of Fechner's elements of Psychophysics in the mid-19th century to the present. It approaches the history of psychology from a scientific perspective.show more

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  • Hardback | 422 pages
  • 175.26 x 231.14 x 27.94mm | 544.31g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations, ports.
  • 0130175730
  • 9780130175731

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Psychology, Science, and History. 2. Laying the Foundations. II. FOUNDING PSYCHOLOGY. 3. The Psychology of Consciousness. 4. The Psychology of the Unconscious. 5. The Psychology of Adaptation. III. A VERY DIFFERENT AGE, 1880-1913. 6. The Conspiracy of Naturalism. 7. Consciousness Dissolves. IV. SCIENTIFIC PSYCHOLOGY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. 8. The Golden Age of Behaviorism, 1913-1950. 9. The Decline of Behaviorism, 1950-1960. 10. The Rise of Cognitive Science, 1960-2000. V. APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. 11. The Birth of Applied Psychology, 1892-1919. 12. The Rise of Professional Psychology, 1920-1950. 13. The Psychological Society, 1950-2000.show more

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