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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. A Brief History of Psychology

    By Michael Wertheimer

    This brief, inexpensive text offers the utmost in flexibility in teaching the history of psychology. Used as a stand-alone text or with readers, this engaging book is noted for its analysis of the scientific and philosophical emergence of the field. Readers appreciate the book’s balanced coverage...

    Published October 26th 2011 by Psychology Press

  6. Portraits of Pioneers in Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Wade Pickren, Donald A. Dewsbury, Michael Wertheimer

    Utilizing an informal, sometimes humorous style of writing, this book brings to life 16 developmental psychologists who made a significant contribution to their field. Written by noted scholars, each chapter provides a glimpse into the personal and scholarly lives of these innovative "pioneers"....

    Published October 25th 2011 by Psychology Press

  7. Exhibiting Madness in Museums

    Remembering Psychiatry Through Collection and Display

    Edited by Catharine Coleborne, Dolly MacKinnon

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    While much has been written on the history of psychiatry, remarkably little has been written about psychiatric collections or curating. Exhibiting Madness in Museums offers a comparative history of independent and institutional collections of psychiatric objects in Australia, New Zealand, Canada...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Revitalizing Political Psychology

    The Legacy of Harold D. Lasswell

    By William Ascher, Barbara Hirschfelder-Ascher

    The goal of this book is to recapture the diminished roles of affect, psychological needs, and the psychodynamic mechanisms that are crucial for understanding political behavior by explaining and extending the contributions of Harold D. Lasswell, the dominant figure in political psychology in...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Psychology Press

  9. Putting Psychology in its Place, 3rd Edition

    Critical Historical Perspectives

    By Graham Richards

    The third edition of Putting Psychology In Its Place builds on the previous two editions, introducing the history of Psychology and placing the discipline within a historical context. It aims both to answer and raise questions about the role of Psychology in modern society, by critically examining...

    Published December 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. An Introduction to Theories of Personality

    7th Edition

    By Robert Ewen B, Robert B. Ewen

    This 7th Edition helps students unravel the mysteries of human behavior through its highly readable introduction to the ideas of the most significant personality theorists. Engaging biographical sketches begin each chapter, and unique capsule summaries help students review key concepts. ...

    Published October 4th 2009 by Psychology Press