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  1. O. H. Mowrer's Theory of Integrity Therapy Revisited

    By V. Edwin Bixenstine

    In the mid 20th century, O. Hobart Mowrer was a celebrated academic psychologist, owing largely to his experiments with animals and humans that led to breakthrough theories on how we learn. His numerous publications in this arena propelled him to the post of President of the American Psychological...

    Published April 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The New Behaviorism

    Second Edition

    By John Staddon

    This groundbreaking book presents a brief history of behaviorism, the dominant movement in American psychology in the first half of the 20th Century. It then analyzes and criticizes radical behaviorism, as pioneered by B.F. Skinner, and its philosophy and applications to social issues. This second...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Re-examining Psychology

    Critical Perspectives and African Insights

    By Len T. Holdstock

    Published January 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Philosophy and History of Psychology

    Selected works of Elizabeth Valentine

    By Elizabeth R. Valentine

    Series: World Library of Psychologists

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts themselves present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. Elizabeth Valentine has an...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 16th 2013 by Psychology Press

  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 11th 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 4th 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 26th 2012 by Routledge