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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 & Routledge 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. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Seven Views of Mind

    By Lise Wallach, Michael A Wallach

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2013! 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"...

    Published August 12th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. 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

  10. 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