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  1. 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 4th 2012 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2012 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 December 1st 2011 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 27th 2011 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 26th 2011 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 8th 2010 by Psychology Press