A History of Psychology: Original Sources and Contemporary Research by Ludy T. Benjamin Jr.The third edition of A History of Psychology is a highly readable compendium of primary source writings from the founders of psychology and works by more contemporary historians. The revised reader includes 17 new articles, 10 of which were written after 2000. Coverage is universal and global - from Locke, Wundt and Skinner to modern scholars such as Henning Schmidgen, Sir Frederic C. Bartlett and George Mandler.
Introduces students to the philosophy and methods of historical research and writing, linking primary source readings with contemporary articles Covers Applied Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and historical treatments of race and gender Promotes History of Psychology as an active research specialty A perfect compliment to Benjamins Brief History of Modern Psychology
A History of psychology : original sources and contemporary research
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This text, on the history of psychology, covers the field from Descartes and Locke and the rise of modern science through the neobehaviourism of the s, combining primary and secondary sources. It includes sections from the pioneering figures in the history of psychology, such as Descartes.
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This volume will make an excellent book for any history of psychology course. By so doing, Benjamin, a great historian of psychology, illuminates yesterday's great ideas and their reach into today's psychological science. It is a mix of original writing by psychology's greatest thinkers and commentary by contemporary psychologists. History of Psychology: Original Sources and Contemporary Research is fascinating reading for anyone who wants to understand the development of topics as diverse as Freudian notion of repression and application of learning theory to education. A History of Psychology is a unique collection of readings that exposes students to primary source writings from key figures in the history of psychology e. With introductions written by Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr.