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New and Published Textbooks

  1. History of Psychology

    Ideas and Context, 5th Edition

    By D. Brett King, William Douglas Woody, Wayne Viney

    A History of Psychology: Ideas & Context, 5/e, traces psychological thought from antiquity through early 21st century advances, giving students a thorough look into psychology’s origins and development. This title provides in-depth coverage of intellectual trends, major systems of thought, and...

    Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. History of Psychology

    By Robert Lawson, Jean Graham, Kristin Baker

    For advanced undergraduate History of Psychology courses; also appropriate for graduate-level seminar courses in the discipline. Comprehensive and engaging in subject matter, this text integrates materials from religion (Judaism, Christianity, and Muslim as well as Buddhism and Confucianism),...

    Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Child Development

    Theories and Critical Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Rosalyn H. Shute, Phillip T. Slee

    Series: International Texts in Developmental Psychology

    Child Development: Theories and Critical Perspectives provides an engaging and perceptive overview of both well-established and recent theories in child and adolescent psychology. This unique summary of traditional scientific perspectives alongside critical post-modern thinking will provide readers...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. A History of Psychology

    From Antiquity to Modernity, 7th Edition

    By Thomas Leahey

    Provides a narrative history of psychology. A History of Psychology: From Antiquity to Modernity begins tracking psychology from the development of folk psychology as the key adaptation of humans at the dawn of history. It then traces the Classical, medieval, and early modern periods to present day...

    Published July 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  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. 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 4th 2009 by Routledge

  9. An Introduction to Theories of Personality

    7th Edition

    By 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 5th 2009 by Psychology Press

  10. Learning and Memory

    Basic Principles, Processes, and Procedures, Fourth Edition

    By W. Scott Terry

    This text explores the core principles of learning and memory in a clear, reader-friendly style, covering animal learning and human memory in a balanced fashion. A strong emphasis on practical applications to the college student's everyday life is evident in examples throughout, such as the...

    Published October 13th 2008 by Psychology Press


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Forthcoming Textbooks

  1. Character and the Conduct of Life (Psychology Revivals): Practical Psychology for Everyman
    By William McDougall
    To Be Published July 10th 2015
  2. Cognitive Social Psychology: The Princeton Symposium on the Legacy and Future of Social Cognition
    Edited by Gordon B. Moskowitz
    To Be Published July 23rd 2015
  3. The Psychology of the Movements of Handwriting
    By J. Crépieux-Jamin
    To Be Published August 10th 2015
  4. Cognition as Intuitive Statistics
    By Gerd Gigerenzer, David J. Murray
    To Be Published August 10th 2015
  5. Cognitive Processes in Stereotyping and Intergroup Behavior
    Edited by David L. Hamilton
    To Be Published August 10th 2015

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