The Story of Psychology

The Story of Psychology

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Socrates, Plato, Descartes, Spinoza, Mesmer, William James, Pavlov, Freud, Piaget, Erikson, and Skinner. Each of these thinkers recognized that human beings could examine, comprehend, and eventually guide or influence their own thought processes, emotions, and resulting behavior. The lives and accomplishments of these pillars of psychology, expertly assembled by Morton Hunt, are set against the times in which the subjects lived. Hunt skillfully presents dramatic and lucid accounts of the techniques and validity of centuries of psychological research, and of the methods and effectiveness of major forms of psychotherapy.

 

Fully revised, and incorporating the dramatic developments of the last fifteen years, The Story of Psychology is a graceful and absorbing chronicle of one of the great human inquiries—the search for the true causes of our behavior.



Baker & Taylor
Fully revised to incorporate the latest developments in the field, a history of psychology features minibiographies of Socrates, Plato, Descartes, Spinoza, Mesmer, Pavlov, Freud, James, Piaget, Erikson, and Skinner and a discussion of the techniques and validity of psychological research. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2007
Edition: Second Anchor Books edition, Updated and revised edition
ISBN: 9780307278074
0307278077
Branch Call Number: 150.9 Hunt 2007
Characteristics: xv, 877 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm

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