History of Psychology Products

  • 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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-09
    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 – 2019-12-03
    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

  • 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

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