History of Modern Psychology

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  • ISBN-13: 9780471658191
  • ISBN: 0471658197
  • Edition: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Publisher: Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John


Goodwin, C. James


Discover how past events have shaped psychology as we know it today.With Goodwin's A History of Modern Psychology, Second Edition, you'll learn about the fascinating men and women who helped create and shape the field, and you will develop a deeper understanding of the many interconnections that exist among the different areas of psychology. Goodwin's book not only provides accounts of the lives and contributions of psychologya?s pioneers, set into historical context; it also contains original writings by these psychologists, interwoven with informative comments from the author.Now revised, this Second Edition features expanded coverage of historical developments in psychology since the Second World War and many new references. You simply cannot become a literate psychologist without some knowledge of the field's rich history.Along the way, you'll get to know psychologya?s best-known pioneers--Watson, James, Titchener, Freud, Skinner, and many others. You will also encounter such fascinating figures as: Sir Francis Galton (1822-1911), who popularized the nature-nurture debate, which remains a key issue in psychology to this day. Clifford Beers (1876-1943), a former mental patient who launched the Mental Hygiene movement and promoted the idea that mental illness could be cured (a radical idea in his day). Leta Hollingworth (1886-1939), a pioneer in gifted education who also did important research that questioned the existence of gender differences in ability. Kenneth Clark (b. 1914), the first African-American president of the American Psychological Association, whose studies (with his wife Mamie Phipps Clark) played an important role in the famous 1954 supreme court case (Brown v. Board of Education) that paved the way for the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878-1972), mother of 12 and the first person ever to receive a Ph.D. in Industrial Psychology. She was a groundbreaker in the field of ergonomics. and many others.Goodwin, C. James is the author of 'History of Modern Psychology ', published 2004 under ISBN 9780471658191 and ISBN 0471658197.

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