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Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology : Volume IV - Gregory A. Kimble

Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology

Volume IV

By: Gregory A. Kimble (Editor), Michael Wertheimer (Editor)

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Published: 1st November 2000
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This fourth book in the series continues the tradition of the popular earlier volumes by offering lively and entertaining information about some of contemporary psychology's most illustrious ancestors. The 21 chapters, many of them written by today's most visible and eminent authors, concentrate on the lives and achievements of major psychologists from a variety of areas.

Created for undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of psychology, the variety of pioneers represented provide enough flexibility to also use it as a supplemental reader in other psychology courses. Each of the five volumes in this series contains different profiles thereby bringing more than 100 of the pioneers in psychology more vividly to life.

Preface
Portraits of the Editors and Authors
Laurens Perseus Hickok: Philosopher, Theologian, and Psychologist
Charles Darwin: Father of Evolutionary Psychology
Leipzig, Wilhelm Wundt, and Psychology's Gilded Age
Hermann Ebbinghaus: On the Road to Progress or Down the Garden Path?
Alfred Binet, General Psychologist
L.L. Thurstone's Vision of Psychology as a Quantitative Rational Science
Kurt Lewin: His Psychology and a Daughter's Recollections
Floyd Henry Allport: Founder of Social Psychology as a Behavioral Science
The Legacy of Jean Piaget
Karl Duncker: Productive Problems With Beautiful Solutions
Milton Erickson: Scientist, Hypnotist, Healer
Zing-Yang Kuo: Radical Scientific Philosopher and Innovative Experimentalist
Myrtle McGraw: Pioneer in Neurobehavioral Development
Henry W. Nissen: Quiet Comparative Psychologist
Carl Rogers and the Culture of Psychotherapy
Burrhus Frederick Skinner: The Contingencies of a Life
Kenneth W. Spence: Theorist With an Empiricist Conscience
David Krech: Scientist and Social Activist
Benton J. Underwood: A Tribute of Memories
Leon Festinger: Beyond the Obvious
Index
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ISBN: 9780805838541
ISBN-10: 0805838546
Series: Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology (Paperback Lawrence Erlbaum) : Book 4
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 404
Published: 1st November 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.24  x 2.62
Weight (kg): 0.69
Edition Number: 1