History of Psychology Products

  • The Shaping of Modern Psychology

    An Historical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By L.S. Hearnshaw

    Originally published in 1987, The Shaping of Modern Psychology presents a systematic survey of the development of psychology from the dawn of civilization to the late 1980s. Psychology as we find it today has been shaped by many influences, philosophical, theological, scientific, medical and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • A Short History of British Psychology 1840-1940

    1st Edition

    By L.S. Hearnshaw

    Originally published in 1964, the story of the development of psychology in Great Britain had never been told. In the 1840s, when John Stuart Mill wrote about ‘Psychology’ in his treatise on Logic, the word was hardly known to the British public. Today the subject is taught in nearly every…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • Temperament

    A Survey of Psychological Theories, 1st Edition

    By Constance Bloor

    Originally published in 1928, this title attempts to give a short historical outline of the treatment which ‘temperament’ had received at the hands of psychological theory. From the time of Hippocrates ‘temperament’ had figured in philosophical and psychological writings as one of the constituents…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • An Inquiry into the Foundations of Psychology

    1st Edition

    By Per Saugstad

    Dr Saugstad’s dominant interest was in the area of thinking. Many psychologists would have been familiar with his published work in this field at the time. To gain a clearer understanding of the thought processes, he carried out extensive studies of perception. First published in 1965, this book…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

    8 Volume Set, 1st Edition

    By Various

    Originally published between 1928 and 1987, the volumes in this set provide an interesting look back at how psychology has developed as a discipline and some of the problems it has encountered along the way. It includes volumes focusing on the history of specific fields such as developmental and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • Psychology through Critical Auto-Ethnography

    Academic Discipline, Professional Practice and Reflexive History, 1st Edition

    By Ian Parker

    This unique book is an insider account about the discipline of psychology and its limits, introducing key debates in the field of psychology around the world today by closely examining the problematic role the discipline plays as a global phenomenon. Ian Parker traces the development of ‘critical…

    Paperback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge

  • Obese Humans and Rats (Psychology Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Stanley Schacter, Judith Rodin

    Originally published in 1974, this volume examines the behavioural similarities of obese humans and animals whose so-called feeding centre (the ventro-medial hypothalamic nuclei) has been lesioned. Both the obese human and the VMH-lesioned animal seem to share a hyposensitivity to the internal (…

    Paperback – 2020-02-05 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • A History of Psychology in Ten Questions

    1st Edition

    By Michael Hyland

    This student-friendly book on the history of psychology covers the key historical developments and controversies in all areas of psychology, linking history to the present by focusing on ten conceptual issues that are relevant today. How did psychology become a science, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Critical Realism for Psychologists

    1st Edition

    By David Pilgrim

    This is the first dedicated text to explain and explore the utility of critical realism for psychologists, offering it as a helpful middle ground between positivism and postmodernism. By introducing its basic concepts, Pilgrim explains critical realism to psychologists and shows how the interface…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Classic Case Studies in Psychology

    Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

    By Geoff Rolls

    This new edition of Classic Case Studies is the essential selection of case studies and stories that illustrate not only many of the most fundamental tenets of psychology, but also some of the most extreme forms of human behavior. The human mind is both extraordinary and compelling. From the leader…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Madness

    History, Concepts and Controversies, 1st Edition

    By Philip John Tyson, Shakiela Khanam Davies, Alison Torn

    Madness: History, Concepts and Controversies provides a comprehensive and critical analysis of current perspectives on mental illness and how they have been shaped by historical trends and dominant sociocultural paradigms. From its representation among world religions and wider folkloric myth, to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Psychology of Early Childhood

    Up to the Sixth Year of Age, 1st Edition

    By William Stern

    Originally published in 1924, this sixth edition published in 1930 is thoroughly revised and updated to take account of the important advances in the field of child psychology at the time. In this new edition the personal standpoint is emphasized, while at the same time other psychological theories…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Child Development

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