History of Psychology Products

  • Seven Years Old in the Home Environment

    1st Edition

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    John and Elizabeth Newson’s long-term investigation of child up-bringing attracted intense interest from its earliest beginnings: ‘pathbreaking’ and ‘seminal’ were adjectives that greeted their first report. The study is now established as one of the major projects of the seventies. This third…

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

  • Toys and Playthings

    In Development and Remediation, 1st Edition

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    John and Elizabeth Newson were well known for their studies of child rearing, which have combined a rigorous research methodology with sympathetic insights into family life and a lively approach to scientific reporting. ‘Path-breaking’, ‘brilliant’, ‘seminal’, ‘outstanding’, ‘fascinating’, ‘…

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

  • A Child's Mind

    How Children Learn During the Critical Years from Birth to Age Five Years, 1st Edition

    By Muriel Beadle

    Originally published in 1970, parents and teachers were beginning to realise how very much earlier in life human intelligence develops than was previously thought. A child’s experience in its pre-school years largely determines its future academic progress; and environment and parental influence…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • On Hijacking Science

    Exploring the Nature and Consequences of Overreach in Psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edwin E. Gantt, Richard N. Williams

    This book examines the origins, presence, and implications of scientistic thinking in psychology. Scientism embodies the claim that only knowledge attained by means of natural scientific methods counts as valid and valuable. This perspective increasingly dominates thinking and practice in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • The Process of Learning

    Some Psychological Aspects of Learning and Discipline in School, 1st Edition

    By Constance Bloor

    Originally published in 1930, this book was designed to meet the needs of students in Training Colleges. It is the outcome of first-hand experience of the difficulties encountered by students in the subject of educational theory and its application to the problems of the classroom at the time. It…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Understanding Children

    An Introduction to Psychology for African Teachers, 1st Edition

    By J.S. Lawes, C.T. Eddy

    Originally published in 1966, the two authors combined skill in their subject with experience of teaching it to students in Africa and elsewhere. Their aim was threefold. First and most important to emphasise to teachers in training how essential it is to regard children as individuals, each with a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Structural Learning (Volume 2)

    Issues and Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph M. Scandura

    Originally published in 1976, this title is an edited volume and reflects the major approaches being taken in structural learning at the time. Chapter 1 deals with the basic question of whether competence (knowledge) should be characterized in terms of rules (automata), on the one hand, or…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Structural Learning (Volume 1)

    Theory and Research, 1st Edition

    By Joseph M. Scandura

    Originally published in 1973, this book was published in two volumes. In the first volume, the author describes what he sees as the rudiments of three deterministic partial theories of structural learning. The first involves competence, partial theories which deal only with the problem of how to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Preschool IQ

    Prenatal and Early Developmental Correlates, 1st Edition

    By Sarah H. Broman, Paul L. Nichols, Wallace A. Kennedy

    Originally published in 1975, this volume reports a multidisciplinary, longitudinal study of the precursors of intelligence, as measured by Stanford-Binet IQ scores, of 4-year-old children. Over 26, 000 children (more than 12, 000 whites and 14,000 blacks) were followed from the prenatal period,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • The Organisation and Impact of Social Research

    Six Original Case Studies in Education and Behavioural Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marten Shipman

    Originally published in 1976, the authors of six of the most widely quoted works in behavioural science related to education, at the time, here describe in detail their research work, including its origins, planning and implementation. The accounts are unusual, not only for their technical…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Learning Theory and Behaviour Modification

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Walker

    The ability to learn is of crucial importance in human life, but understanding this ability has proved to be difficult. There have been many attempts to formulate scientific theories based on both animal experiments and human experience; and these have been applied to education and the treatment of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Secondary School Selection

    A British Psychological Society Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by P.E. Vernon

    Selection for secondary education at 11-plus still arouses widespread controversy; and the psychological techniques which are employed, such as intelligence and attainments tests, are often criticised. Originally published in 1957, under the auspices of the British Psychological Society, a group of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

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