History and Systems of Psychology provides an engaging introduction to the rich story of psychology's past. Retaining the clarity and accessibility praised by readers of earlier editions, this classic textbook provides a chronological history of psychology from the pre-Socratic Greeks to contemporary systems, research, and applications. The new edition also features expanded coverage of Eastern as well as Western traditions, influential women in psychology, professional psychology in clinical, educational, and social settings, and new directions in twenty-first century psychology as a cognitive and a positive science. Assuming little prerequisite knowledge, the authors discuss the people, places, and concepts that have shaped psychology's story, and show that we remain fascinated by the same enduring questions that confronted our ancestors - namely, our wonder at our subjectivity and consciousness of self. The seventh edition is fully supported by robust pedagogical features, instructor resources, and a companion website to aid student learning.
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The new edition of this classic textbook provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of psychology's past, from the pre-Socratic Greeks to contemporary systems, research, and applications. Updates include expanded coverage of Eastern traditions, women in psychology, professional psychology in applied settings, and new directions in twenty-first century psychological science.From the Publisher:
This volume presents an overview of the historical and philosophical foundations of psychology--ranging from the Ionian physicists of 6th century B.C. to the 20th century systems of psychology.
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Book Description Longman Higher Education, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0133922189
Book Description Longman Higher Education, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0133922189