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History of Modern Psychology, A (3rd Edition)

ISBN13: 9780130175731
ISBN: 0130175730
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $149.8
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Published Date:
Edition 3
Pages: 422
Average Goodreads rating: 3.80/5 (8 ratings)

This book is a history of modern psychology, beginning with the publication of Fechner's elements of Psychophysics in the mid-19th century to the present. It approaches the history of psychology from a scientific perspective. Chapter topics include: the psychology of consciousness, the unconscious mind, and adaptation; the conspiracy of naturalism; the golden age and decline of behaviorism; the rise of cognitive science; the birth of applied psychology; the rise of professional psychology; and the psychological society. For individuals interested in the history of psychology--and what it is today.