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Evolving perspectives on the history of psychology

Author: Wade E Pickren; Donald A Dewsbury
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wade E Pickren; Donald A Dewsbury
ISBN: 155798882X 9781557988829
OCLC Number: 47892356
Description: ix, 608 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: History without the past / Thomas H. Leahey --
Epistemological debates, feminist voices : science, social values, and the study of women / Stephanie Riger --
The crisis of experimentalism in the 1920s : E.G Boring and his uses of history / John M. O'Donnell --
A reappraisal of Wilhelm Wundt / Arthur L. Blumenthal --
Contributions of American mental philosophers to psychology in the United States / Alfred H. Fuchs --
William James and the art of human understanding / David E. Leary --
Testing the limits of sense and science : American experimental psychologists combat spiritualism, 1880-1920 / Deborah J. Coon --
Origins and early years of the American Psychological Association, 1890-1906 / Michael M. Sokal --
The origins of the psychological experiment as a social institution / Kurt Danziger --
The mythical revolutions of American psychology / Thomas H. Leahey --
From machine to the ghost within : Pavlov's transition from digestive physiology to conditional reflexes / Daniel P. Todes --
Whatever happened to Little Albert? / Benjamin Harris --
On prediction and control : B.F Skinner and the technological ideal of science / Laurence D. Smith. G. Stanley Hall : from philosophy to developmental psychology / Sheldon H. White --
The mental testing community and validity : a prehistory / Richard T. Von Mayrhauser --
Gordon Allport, character, and the "culture of personality" / Ian A.M. Nicholson --
Unemployment, politics, and the history of organized psychology / Lorenz J. Finison --
Organized industrial psychology before Division 14 : the ACP and the AAAP / Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr. --
Culture contexts and scientific change in psychology : Kurt Lewin in Iowa / Mitchell G. Ash --
On publishing controversy : Norman R.E. Maier and the genesis of seizures / Donald A. Dewbury --
Clinical psychology seen some 50 years later / David Shakow --
An asocial psychology and a misdirected clinical psychology / Seymour B. Sarason --
The return of the repressed : psychology's problematic relations with psychoanalysis, 1909-1960 / Gail A. Hornstein --
Assessing psychology's moral heritage through our neglected utopias / Jill G. Morawski --
Placing women in the history of psychology : the first American women psychologists / Laurel Furumoto and E. Scarborough --
"The defects of his race" : E.G. Boring and antisemitism in American psychology, 1923-1953 / Andrew S. Winston --
Recontextualizing Kenneth B. Clark : an Afrocentric perspective on the paradoxical legacy of a model psychologist-activist / Layli Phillips.
Responsibility: edited by Wade E. Pickren and Donald A. Dewsbury.

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In articles that explore important milestones, controversies and transitions in the history of psychology, this work discusses a range of psychological developments. It places a variety of  Read more...
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