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  1. The Developmental Science of Adolescence

    History Through Autobiography

    Edited by Richard M. Lerner, Anne C. Petersen, Rainer K. Silbereisen, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn

    The Developmental Science of Adolescence: History Through Autobiography is the most authoritative account of the leading developmental scientists from around the world. Written by the scholars who shaped the history they are recounting, each chapter is an engaging and personal account of the past,...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. The Psychology of Pierre Janet (Routledge Revivals)

    By Elton Mayo

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Pierre Janet (1859 – 1947) is considered to be one of the founders of psychology, and pioneered research in the disciplines of psychology, philosophy and psychotherapy. Janet’s most crucial research, particularly in the subjects of ‘dissociation’ and ‘subconscious’ - terms coined by him - is...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Darwin and the Naked Lady

    Discursive Essays on Biology and Art

    By Alex Comfort

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1961. The essays in this volume focus on the awareness of science and art, evolution and Freudian psychology. Besides the chapter on Darwin and Freud, the author discusses criticism, the fantasy element in drama and popular literature, the history of the novel, the...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Lev Vygotsky (Classic Edition)

    Revolutionary Scientist

    By Fred Newman, Lois Holzman

    Series: Psychology Press Classic Editions

    When Lev Vygotsky: Revolutionary Scientist published, it was unique in several ways. It presented Vygotsky as a Marxist methodologist, both locating him in his historical period and delineating how his life and writings have been a catalyst for a contemporary revolutionary, practical-critical,...

    Published July 15th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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