The definition of psychology has changed as the fo- cus of psychology has changed. At various times in history, psychology has been defined as the study of . Now in its fifth edition, Hergenhahn’s Introduction to the History of Psychology distinguishes itself from others by tracing the intellectual history of psychology. Hergenhahn’s An Introduction to the History of Psychology.

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NONE ] [ Writing: I found it very interesting, mostly because part of the book deals with the history of philosophy, which I mostly like. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. Imran Khan rated it it was amazing Nov 29, Also at the end of each chapter there is a summary of the chapter, discussion questions, and a glossary psycgology terms covered within each chapter.

Definitions are not clear within a given paragraph even though they are bolded, requiring the reader taking notes to constantly flip to the back of the chapter for what is hopefully there can be found a somewhat simple definition only to find something far too complex to remember for later or “see this” directing the reader to a redundant bit of vocabulary with the same meaning.

Khadija Raheel rated it it was amazing Sep 09, If you want to learn about how and why psychology started, this is your book. Psychology Hardcover Personalized Books. What makes Biblio different?


I have gained an understanding of were a lot of the concepts within psychotherapeutic parlance come from punishment does not work — Skinner; unconditional positive regard — Rogers etc. That’s why it was okay. Don’t have much to say about the book or much to compare it to but b.y.hwrgenhahn summaries seemed concise and germane to the conversation of psychology. Showing best matches B.y.hergennahn all copies. History of Psychology I didn’t really read the whole thing as I never actually took the class and therefore did not use the book, but from what I have read of the book and from the intro it seems to be an easy read.

An Introduction To the History Of Psychology by Hergenhahn, B R

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An Introduction to the History of Psychology by B. R. Hergenhahn (2004, Hardcover)

I found it highly interesting for my doctoral class in the foundations of psychological thought. This book covers the history of western psychology The book might be long and tedious from time to time, but it is a great source for someone who wants a universal and stereoscopic view of the problem.

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Some aspects of the book that have been useful are the timeline in the front cover and comments by the author that reflect on the modern attitudes and views of the topics. Share your thoughts with other customers. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


This text is an impressively comprehensive overview. The topics are incredibly far reaching that the subject seems to be in danger of disintegrating — but it then it already has e. Even so, it is NOT a light read and can be tedious at points.

An Introduction To the History Of Psychology

The Emergence of Science and Applications. I would have preferred that in be organized by psychological topics such as stages of development, states of consciousness, sensation and perception, emotions, thinking, and memory. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Fuck this shit, give me back my fiction books full of plot twists, mind-fucks, crime, hot vampires or billionaires, and other romantic pursuits: Tracking number will be provided.

It appears to be a book that wishes to stay on the cutting edge of the market and that wins it a high rating in my book. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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