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Foundations of psychological thought : a history of psychology

Author: Barbara F Gentile; Benjamin Miller
Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage Publications, Inc., ©2009.
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"Through carefully selected and extensively annotated original sources, Foundations of Psychological Thought: A History of Psychology deals with some of the most important issues and ideas in the history of psychological thought. Defining questions such as "How do we distinguish between normal and abnormal behavior?" and "How much of our behavior is biologically determined?" are posed throughout the book."--BOOK  Read more...
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Foundations of psychological thought.
Los Angeles : Sage Publications, Inc., ©2009
(OCoLC)653052153
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara F Gentile; Benjamin Miller
ISBN: 9780761930778 0761930779
OCLC Number: 227327834
Description: xvi, 671 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: PART I: The mind and the body. The passions of the soul (1649) / René Descartes (1596-1650) --
Psychology (1892) / William James (1842-1910 --
Outlines of psychology (1897) / Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920) --
Computing machinery and intelligence (1950) / Alan Turing (1912-1954) --
Minds, brains, and science (1984) / John Searle (b.1932) --
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PART II: Perceiving. An essay towards a new theory of vision (1709) / George Berkeley (1685-1753) --
Essays on the intellectual powers of man (1785) / Thomas Reid (1710-1796) --
Treatise on physiological optics (1867) / Hermann von Helmholtz (1821-1894) --
The perception of the visual world (1950) / J.J. Gibson (1904-1979) --
Visual information processing: the structure and creation of visual representations (1980) / David Marr (1945-1980) --
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PART III: Opening the black box. On the speed of mental processes (1868-1869) / F.C. Donders (1818-1889) --
An outline of psychology (1896) / E.B. Titchener (1867-1927) --
Psychopathology of everyday life (1901) / Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) --
Human acquisition of concepts for sequential patterns (1963) / Herbert Simon (1916-2001) and Kenneth Kotovsky (b. 1939) --
About behaviorism (1974) / B.F. Skinner (1904-1990) --
Localization of cognitive operations in the human brain (1988) / Michael I. Posner (b.1936) [and others] --
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PART IV: Nativism and empiricism --
AKA heredity and environment. Notes directed against a certain programme (1648) / René Descartes (1596-1650) --
An essay concerning human understanding (1690) / John Locke (1632-1704) --
The origin of species (1859) / Charles Darwin (1809-1882) --
The facts of perception (1878) / Hermann von Helmholtz (1821-1894) --
Instincts and their vicissitudes (1915) / Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) --
What the nursery has to say about instincts (1926) / John Watson (1878-1958) --
The misbehavior of organisms (1961) / Keller Breland (1915-1965) and Marian Breland (1920-2001) --
Language and mind (1968) / Noam Chomsky (b.1928) --
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PART V: Levels of explanation. Laws and organization in perceptual forms (1923) / Max Wertheimer (1880-1943) --
Conditioned reflexes: an investigation of the physiological activity of the cerebral cortex (1927) / Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (1849-1936) --
Experiments in social space (1939) / Kurt Lewin (1890-1947) --
Cognitive maps in rats and men (1948) / Edward Chace Tolman (1886-1959) --
Organization of behavior: a neuropsychological theory (1949) / Donald Hebb (1904-1985) --
Cognitive neuroscience and the study of memory (1998) / Brenda Milner (b.1918), Larry R. Squire (b. 1941), and Eric R. Kandel (b. 1929) --
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PART VI: Normal and abnormal. Medical inquiries and observations upon the diseases of the mind (1812) / Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) --
A critique of cultural and statistical concepts of abnormality (1939) / Henry J. Wegrocki (1909-1967) --
Neurosis and human growth (1950) / Karen Horney (1885-1952) --
The adjustment of the male overt homosexual (1957) / Evelyn Hooker (1907-1996) --
The myth of mental illness (1960) / Thomas S. Szasz (b.1920) --
Biological psychiatry: is there any other kind? (1989) / Samuel B. Guze (1923-2000) --
The mental health continuum: from languishing to flourishing in life (2002) / Corey L.M. Keyes (b.1962).
Responsibility: edited by Barbara F. Gentile, Benjamin O. Miller.
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Part I. The mind and the body -- 1.1. The Passions of the Soul (1649) / René Descartes -- 1.2. Psychology (1892) / William James -- 1.3. Outlines of Psychology (1897) / Wilhelm Wundt -- 1.4. Computing Machinery and Intelligence (1950) / Alan Turing -- 1.5. Minds, Brains, and Science (1984) / John Searle -- Part II. Perceiving -- 2.1. An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision (1709) / George Berkeley -- 2.2. Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man (1785) / Thomas Reid -- 2.3. Treatise on Physiological Optics (1867) / Hermann von Helmholtz -- 2.4. The Perception of the Visual World (1950) / J. J. Gibson -- 2.5. Visual Information Processing: The Structure and Creation of Visual Representations (1980) / David Marr -- Part III. Opening the black box -- 3.1. On the Speed of Mental Processes (1868–1869) / F. C. Donders -- 3.2. An Outline of Psychology (1896) / E. B. Titchener -- 3.3. Psychopathology of Everyday Life (1901) / Sigmund Freud -- 3.4. Human Acquisition of Concepts for Sequential Patterns (1963) / Herbert Simon (1916–2001) and Kenneth Kotovsky -- 3.5. About Behaviorism (1974) / B. F. Skinner -- 3.6. Localization of Cognitive Operations in the Human Brain (1988) / Michael I. Posner (b. 1936), Steven F. Petersen (b. 1952), Peter T. Fox (b. 1951), and Marcus E. Raichle -- Part IV. Nativism and empiricism: aka heredity and environment -- 4.1. Notes Directed Against a Certain Programme (1648) / René Descartes -- 4.2. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690) / John Locke -- 4.3. The Origin of Species (1859) / Charles Darwin -- 4.4. The Facts of Perception (1878) / Hermann von Helmholtz -- 4.5. Instincts and Their Vicissitudes (1915) / Sigmund Freud -- 4.6. What the Nursery Has to Say About Instincts (1926) / John Watson -- 4.7. The Misbehavior of Organisms (1961) / Keller Breland (1915–1965) and Marian Breland -- 4.8. Language and Mind (1968) / Noam Chomsky -- Part V. Levels of explanation -- 5.1. Laws of Organization in Perceptual Forms (1923) / Max Wertheimer -- 5.2. Conditioned Reflexes: An Investigation of the Physiological Activity of the Cerebral Cortex (1927) / Ivan Petrovich Pavlov -- 5.3. Experiments in Social Space (1939) / Kurt Lewin -- 5.4. Cognitive Maps in Rats and Men (1948) / Edward Chace Tolman -- 5.5. Organization of Behavior: A Neuropsychological Theory (1949) / Donald Hebb -- 5.6. Cognitive Neuroscience and the Study of Memory (1998) / Brenda Milner (b. 1918), Larry R. Squire (b. 1941), and Eric R. Kandel -- Part VI. Norman and abnormal -- 6.1. Medical Inquiries and Observations Upon the Diseases of the Mind (1812) / Benjamin Rush -- 6.2. A Critique of Cultural and Statistical Concepts of Abnormality (1939) / Henry J. Wegrocki -- 6.3. Neurosis and Human Growth (1950) / Karen Horney -- 6.4. The Adjustment of the Male Overt Homosexual (1957) / Evelyn Hooker -- 6.5. The Myth of Mental Illness (1960) / Thomas S. Szasz -- 6.6. Biological Psychiatry: Is There Any Other Kind? (1989) / Samuel B. Guze -- 6.7. The Mental Health Continuum: From Languishing to Flourishing in Life (2002) / Corey L. M. Keyes.

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