Putting Psychology in Its Place: A Critical Historical Overview

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Psychology Press, 2002 - 368 Seiten
Psychology is a relatively recent and rapidly developing discipline. Perhaps the most significant changes have taken place over the last decade. Graham Richards gives historical perspective to key issues in contemporary psychology such as Psychology and Women and Psychology and Race as well as more traditional topics like behaviourism and Gestalt psychology.Putting Psychology in its Place is aimed specially at undergraduate students but will also appeal to postgraduates and academics interested in gaining a broad based,issue led historical perspective to their discipline.
 

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Part One Origins and theories l
3
Figures
6
16001850
17
evolution and experimentation
31
a hightech science
36
William James and the origins of American Psychology
45
Behaviourism
61
Gestalt Psychology
77
Social Psychology
159
Applied Psychology
171
Part Three Psychologys subjects
189
Psychology and the meanings of madness
191
Psychology and the child
219
Ferrero 1895
236
Part Four Two general issues
249
Psychology and language
263

Cognitive Psychology
87
Part Two Some topics
101
Looking at perception
103
Psychology and the brain
115
some points to remember
127
century
131
Personality Psychology and who you are
143
Part Five Three cultural entanglements
281
Psychology and race
299
Psychology and war
317
Glossary
333
Subject Index
355
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