Psychology: History of Psychology

  • Psychology in Historical Context

    Theories and Debates

    By Richard D Gross

    Psychology, the study of mind and behaviour, has developed as a unique discipline in its brief history. Whether as it currently takes place, or how it has been conducted over the past 140 years or so since it became recognized as a separate field of study, there has been constant debate on its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

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    Science and Psychology

    By Richard Wilton, Trevor Harley

    Science and Psychology provides a comprehensive introduction to the structure and characteristics of scientific explanation, using examples from a variety of sciences to illuminate the scientific approach taken in psychology. In addition, the authors discuss a range of conceptual issues particular…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge

  • The Hidden Worldviews of Psychology’s Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Brent D. Slife, Kari A. O'Grady, Russell D. Kosits

    By revealing underlying assumptions that influence the field of psychology, The Hidden Worldviews of Psychology’s Theory, Research, and Practice challenges psychologists to reconsider the origins of ideas they may take as psychological truths. Worldviews, or the systems of assumptions that provide…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    Advances in Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology

  • Messerschmidt's Character Heads: Maddening Sculpture and the Writing of Art History book cover

    Messerschmidt's Character Heads

    Maddening Sculpture and the Writing of Art History

    By Michael Yonan

    This book examines a famous series of sculptures by the German artist Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736–1783) known as his "Character Heads." These are busts of human heads, highly unconventional for their time, representing strange, often inexplicable facial expressions. Scholars have struggled to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Hidden Costs of Reward: New Perspectives on the Psychology of Human Motivation book cover

    The Hidden Costs of Reward

    New Perspectives on the Psychology of Human Motivation

    Edited by Mark R. Lepper, David Greene

    Originally published in 1978, this volume provided a broad survey of the latest research and theory, at the time, concerning the potential detrimental effects of inappropriate uses of tangible rewards to modify behaviour. Overall, this research questions the dominant paradigm within which…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Psychology of the Learning Group book cover

    The Psychology of the Learning Group

    By John McLeish, Wayne Matheson, James Park

    Originally published in 1973, this work takes a hard look at the claims made for the small group as a learning medium (lecture, structured discussion, ‘sensitivity’, training groups etc.). Various theories of group dynamics, leadership function and learning process are looked at critically on the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

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    Experimental Psychology

    By Johannes Lindworsky

    Originally published in German in 1923, this English edition was first published in 1931. From the translators preface: "Experimentelle Psychologie is characterized by an excellent summarizing of the most recent experimental data and by a spirit of fairness which it exhibits in organizing facts…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Difference, Dialogue, and Development: A Bakhtinian World book cover

    Difference, Dialogue, and Development

    A Bakhtinian World

    By Lakshmi Bandlamudi

    Difference, Dialogue, and Development is an in-depth exploration of the collected works of Mikhail Bakhtin to find relevance of key concepts of dialogism for understanding various aspects of human development. Taking the reality of differences in the world as a given, Bandlamudi argues that such a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Psychology Press

  • The Difficult Child and the Problem of Discipline book cover

    The Difficult Child and the Problem of Discipline

    By C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1940, this book was addressed to students of the psychology of childhood and to parents and teachers who were trying to get from psychology some light on problems of discipline and of the difficult child. It includes critical discussions of some ideas which were gaining…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

  • The Psychology of Early Childhood: A Study of Mental Development in the First Years of Life book cover

    The Psychology of Early Childhood

    A Study of Mental Development in the First Years of Life

    By C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1942, this title attempted to trace, from their very earliest appearances after birth, all aspects of mental development in childhood up to the age of about 4 or 5. It is based largely on the author’s almost daily observations of his own five children, over a period of some…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

  • Intelligence Tests for Children book cover

    Intelligence Tests for Children

    By C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1945, this title was intended mainly for use by teachers wishing to test children from ages 2-8 in order to establish their intelligence. Based on feedback to the author, this revised edition also includes tests for children up to the age of 15. The tests were used to give a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

  • Psychology and Mental Health book cover

    Psychology and Mental Health

    By C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1948, this book deals, in a non-technical way, with such topics as Worry and Conflict; Repressions, Irritability and Complexes; Depression, Inferiority and Loneliness; Suggestion and Auto-Suggestion. Each topic is illustrated by reports of actual cases. A series of broadcast…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

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