The History of Psychology

The History of Psychology : Fundamental Questions

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Fundamental Questions: Readings from the History of Psychology provides significant excerpts from the philosophers, theologians, and early scientists that contributed to the development of psychology. It also includes some more recent works, covering issues and ideas from cognitive psychology and neuroscience. The readings have been selected to allow students of psychology an opportunity to consider the foundations of psychology and the questions that led to the psychology as a distinct discipline.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 190 x 230 x 26mm | 898.13g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 4 halftones, 123 line illustrations
  • 0195151542
  • 9780195151541

Table of contents

1. What is the mind? ; 2. Mechanisms of mind ; 3. Scientific methods ; 4. Emotion and instinct in animals and humans ; 5. Human development ; 6. What is the goal of psychology? ; 7. Learning ; 8. Cognition ; 9. Considerations of contextshow more

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"I would recommend it as supplementary reading" Times Higher Education Supplement, March 2004.show more

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