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Published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston in New York .
Written in English

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  • Psychology -- History

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] J. P. Chaplin [and] T. S. Krawiec.
ContributionsKrawiec, T. S. 1913-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF108.U5 C5
The Physical Object
Pagination473 p.
Number of Pages473
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13524216M
LC Control Number60010632
OCLC/WorldCa191731

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The story of science as it unfolds down the ages is a record of man's greatest intellectual achievement. It is a history of the continuous struggle against ignorance, fear, and superstition--a struggle which has not always been successful in any given age, but which over the span of recorded history is a proud and Promethean accomplishment indeed. Evolution of the scientific method in psychology --Schools of psychology --Sensation in systematic psychology --Perception: the classical heritage --Perception: contemporary trends --Learning i: the classical heritage --Learning ii: miniature systems --Learning iii: derivative theories and current issues --Learning iv: selected theoretical. Twenty years is a long time in the life of a science. While the historical roots of psychology have not changed since the first edition of this book, some of the offshoots of the various theories and systems discussed have been crit­ ically reexamined and have undergone far Cited by: ability activity analysis animal associated associationism attempt basic behavior behavioristic brain Carr centers cerebral cortex Chapter child complex concept conditioning consciousness contemporary cortex cortical curve drive Ebbinghaus effect emotional emphasized empirical example experience experimental psychology factors field Figure formulated Freud function functionalistic Gestalt psychologists .

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