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

Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology

Volume V

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

Paperback Published: 1st May 2003
ISBN: 9781591470175
Number Of Pages: 354

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Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology, Volume V is the next book in the inspirational and informative series that profiles psychology's pioneers. Leading scholars write about the psychological pioneers who influenced their own areas of expertise. As with previous volumes, this one also traces the origins of the major currents in psychology--from behavioral genetics to conditioning and learning, from personality and psychotherapy to gender, politics, and race. Readers will learn about the "giants" of the major schools of psychological thought--structuralism, psychoanalysis, behaviorism, functionalism, and Gestalt theory--and trace the cross-fertilization of ideas across schools and disciplines. Volume V features 20 pioneers who include G. Stanley Hall, Margaret Floy Washburn, William McDougall, Kurt Goldstein, June Etta Downey, and Frederick M. Lord. The Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology series promotes the outstanding but sometimes neglected contributions of groundbreaking early psychologists. Through the examination of individuals' lives and work, readers will learn about specific schools, fields, and perspectives in psychology and gain an appreciation of how psychology has evolved in both methodology and focus. Presented in non-academic and colloquial styles, this series is ideal for the classroom or academic reference.

Prefacep. ix
Portraits of the Authors and Editorsp. xiii
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz: Underappreciated Pioneer of Psychologyp. 1
G. Stanley Hall: Educator, Organizer, and Pioneer Developmental Psychologistp. 19
Harry Kirke Wolfe: A Teacher Is Foreverp. 39
James Rowland Angell: Born Administratorp. 57
Margaret Floy Washburn: A Quest for the Harmonies in the Context of a Rigorous Scientific Frameworkp. 73
William McDougall: "A Major Tragedy"?p. 91
June Etta Downey: Pioneer of Personality Measurementp. 111
Kurt Goldstein: Clinician and Philosopher of Human Naturep. 127
Walter Van Dyke Bingham: Portrait of an Industrial Psychologistp. 141
Albert Michotte: A Psychologist for All Sites and Seasonsp. 159
Wolfgang Metzger: A Perspective on His Life and Workp. 177
Nancy Bayley: Pioneer in the Measurement of Growth and Psychological Developmentp. 193
Egon Brunswik: Student of Achievementp. 209
Leona Tyler: Pioneer of Possibilitiesp. 231
Solomon Asch: Scientist and Humanistp. 249
Anne Anastasi: Master of Differential Psychology and Psychometricsp. 263
Harry Frederick Harlow: And One Thing Led to Another...p. 279
Frederick M. Lord: Measurement Theorist and Statisticianp. 317
Mary Ainsworth: Insightful Observer and Courageous Theoreticianp. 299
Floyd Ratliff and the Neural Foundations of Perceptionp. 333
Indexp. 345
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ISBN: 9781591470175
ISBN-10: 159147017X
Series: Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology : Book 5
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 354
Published: 1st May 2003
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.6