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Great psychologists and their times : scientific insights into psychology's history

Author: Dean Keith Simonton
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Great Psychologists and Their Times: Scientific Insights Into Psychology's History is the first comprehensive compilation of research on the factors that contribute to a psychologist's having a high impact on the discipline. Dean Keith Simonton examines those individuals who have contributed most to the advancement of psychological science. Moreover, these notables are examined from a scientific perspective -  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dean Keith Simonton
ISBN: 155798896X 9781557988966
OCLC Number: 48265660
Description: xii, 550 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: I. The scientific history of psychology : Eminence in psychology --
History and science --
II. Lifetime output of psychologists and their impact on the field : Individual differences in greatness --
Longitudinal changes in creativity --
The creative product in psychology --
III. Personal characteristics that contribute to greatness as a psychologist : Cognition --
Disposition --
Worldview --
IV. Life span development of great psychologists : Family background --
Career training --
Maturity and aging --
Nature versus nurture --
V. Sociocultural context of psychological science : Internal milieu --
External milieu --
Genius versus Zeitgeist --
VI. Implications for the field of psychology : Research and teaching.
Responsibility: Dean Keith Simonton.

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This volume is a comprehensive compilation of research on the factors that contribute to great psychologists' impact on the discipline. The author examines those individuals who have contributed most  Read more...
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