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

Book in excellent condition. Reviews “I think Hergenhahn is clear, not overly burdened with jargon and it carries a sense of the “professor” talking to the “student. The Emergence of Science and Applications. I hate history and now I’m starting to hate on psychology. I’m an avid reader but even struggle to keep up with the sheer volume of wandering, over written and frankly disorganized text. I’m teaching this class right now and using this textbook as a supplement to the textbook my students are using “A History of Modern Psychology” by Schultz and Schultz.

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Table Of Content histoory. The material itself is enjoyable. The Kindle version is incomplete. A former chair of Hamline’s psychology department at Hamline University, Dr. CDs, access codes etc Explore the Home Gift Guide. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. It will expand your general knowledge.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Jan 27, lyle rated it really liked it Shelves: Write a customer review. An Introduction to the History of Psychology by B. It contains information about all important theorists and what they contributed to psychology. Haha, I can’t really say I completely read that book from the first to the last page. California Books Inc Edition: Share your thoughts with other customers.


This text is an impressively comprehensive overview. What has taken place ultimately results in the interpretation by the writer. It shows very nicely how psychology was once inseparable from philosophy and how it took a long time before the field stood out as a separate discipline.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Dec 29, Jena Hemsworth rated it it was ok Shelves: English Choose a language for shopping. Did not like at the beginning hixtory the book where italked about the philosophy section. I read this textbook cover-to-cover, even though it wasn’t required for the class I bought it for.

I had to read it for histogy lesson, and although I liked some parts, it was mostly philosophy, so yeah! Hergenhahn shows you that most of the concerns of contemporary psychologists are manifestations of themes that have been part of psychology for hundreds–or even thousands–of years. There is detailed coverage of the major forces aj human thought from ancient times to the modern era.

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

The book was pretty much an easy read. The topics are incredibly far reaching that the subject seems to be in danger of disintegrating — but it then it already has e. It is an acceptable book, but like any book it has to be taken with a grain of salt as to the interpretation. This is one of the better books covering the History introductiion Psychology.


An Introduction to the History of 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. So psychologu the author has tthe an excellent job to convey the impact of individual thinkers and events on the discipline of psychology. Chapter summaries, discussion questions, end-of-chapter glossaries, and a Book Companion Website will all help you prepare for success on your next exam.

Psychology Hardcover Textbooks in English. I also appreciated how the author consistently compared and contrasted different views that were covered in order to help orient the reader on why a particular perspective was significant. Abnormal Psychology 16th Edition. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Used book in very good condition.

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