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  1. Illustrations of Madness (Psychology Revivals)

    By John Haslam

    Edited by Roy Porter

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    John Haslam’s Illustrations of Madness, written in 1810, occupies a special place in psychiatric history, it was the first book-length account of one single psychiatric case written by a British psychiatrist. John Haslam, apothecary to London’s Bethlem Hospital, and a leading psychiatrist of the...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Historical Social Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Kenneth Gergen, Mary Gergen

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The vast majority of research in social psychology focuses on momentary events: an attitude is changed, dissonance is reduced, a cognition is primed, and so on. Little attention is a paid to the unfolding of events over time, to social life as an ongoing process in which events are related in...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. A Century of Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    Progress, paradigms and prospects for the new millennium

    By Ray Fuller, Patricia Noonan Walsh, Patrick McGinley

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Psychology has influence in almost every walk of life. Originally published in 1997, A Century of Psychology is a review of where the discipline came from, where it had reached and where the editors anticipated it may go. Ray Fuller, Patricia Noonan Walsh and Patrick McGinley assembled an...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Purkinje's Vision

    The Dawning of Neuroscience

    By Nicholas J. Wade, Josef Brozek, Jir¡ Hoskovec

    The life of Jan Evangelista Purkinje (1787-1869) has fascinated students from many disciplines. Histologists marvel at his early descriptions of cells; physiologists admire his attempts to relate structure to function; pharmacologists view in awe his heroic experiments on self-administered drugs;...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology

    Volume VI

    Edited by Donald A. Dewsbury, Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr., Michael Wertheimer

    Series: Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology Series

    This sixth book in the Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology Series preserves the diversity that has characterized earlier volumes as it brings to life psychologists who have made substantial contributions to the field of the history of psychology. These chapters illustrate the pioneering endeavors...

    Published December 3rd 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. Subjectivity in Motion

    Life, Art, and Movement in the Work of Hermann Rorschach

    By Naamah Akavia

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Mental Health

    The motif of human movement has long been understood as central to Hermann Rorschach’s strikingly innovative inkblot experiment. But owing to Rorschach’s untimely death a year after publishing his famous work, Psychodiagnostics, the world has lacked an adequate understanding of how he came to put...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Seven Views of Mind

    By Lise Wallach, Michael A Wallach

    This book examines seven different answers to the question, "What are we talking about when we talk about the mind?" It begins by considering the dualistic view, frequently taken for granted by students, that words like "belief," "anger," and "jealousy" refer to a realm quite distinct from the...

    Published August 12th 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. Being Human

    Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives

    By Richard Gross

    Richard Gross turns his expert eye to the psychology of human nature in a contemplative account encompassing cognition, consciousness, language, time perception, sense of mortality and human society. This book will help you to consider the unique aspects of being human and to understand the...

    Published January 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Interactive Oral History Interviewing

    Edited by Eva M. McMahan, Kim Lacy Rogers

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The essays in this anthology represent, in the broadest sense, an interpretive perspective of inquiry that has flourished in oral history for the past 15 years. This perspective considers oral history interviews as subjective, socially constructed and emergent events; that is, understanding,...

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of the History of Social Psychology

    Edited by Arie W. Kruglanski, Wolfgang Stroebe

    For the first time in the history of social psychology, we have a handbook on the history of social psychology. In it, leading luminaries in the field present their take on how research in their own domains has unfolded, on the scientists whose impact shaped the research agendas in the different...

    Published November 30th 2011 by Psychology Press