A Brief History of Modern Psychology
By (author) Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr.
Normal Price: $179.95
Your Price: $161.95 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $18.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $8.10 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Brief History of Modern Psychology by Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr.
Book DescriptionIn A Brief History of Modern Psychology, Ludy Benjamin, leading historian in the field, discusses the history of both the science and the practice of psychology since the establishment of the first experimental psychology laboratory in 1879. * Captures the excitement of this pervasive field that features prevalently in modern mass media * Presents facts and interesting tidbits about individual psychologists' lives and ideas, as well as illuminating tie-in's to the social contexts in which they lived * Features widely known figures such as William James, Carl Jung, Wilhelm Wundt, G. Stanley Hall, James Catell, John B. Watson, and B.F. Skinner as well as lesser known luminaries such as E.B. Titchener, Mary Calkins, Leta Hollingworth, Kenneth and Mamie Clark, and Helen Thompson Wolley * Provides the historical and disciplinary context that will help readers to better understand the richness and complexity of contemporary psychology * Includes discussions of important events, societies, and landmarks in the history of psychology such as the growth of psychological laboratories in the US, the Thayer Conference (the landmark summit which defined school psychology), Kurt Lewin's social action research, and Lewis M. Terman and the Stanford Revision of the Binet-Simon Scale (now the well known, "Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale") * Test Bank for instructors with identification, multiple-choice, matching, and essay questions written by Ludy Benjamin available at www.wiley.com/go/benjamin .
Buy Brief History of Modern Psychology book by Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr. from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781405132053
(238mm x 166mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr.
Brief History of Modern Psychology, Paperback (February 2014)
In A Brief History of Modern Psychology 2nd Edition, Ludy Benjamin, a leading historian in the field, discusses the history of both the science and the practice of psychology since the establishment of the first experimental psychology laboratory in 1879.
Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology, Paperback (December 2012)
This volume brings to life psychologists who have made substantial contributions to the field of the history of psychology. The chapters illustrate the pioneering endeavors of such significant figures, and are written in a lively, engaging style by authors who themselves have achieved a reputation as excellent scholars in the history of psychology.
History of Modern Psychology, Paperback (April 2009)View all books by Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr.
This set includes A Brief History of Modern Psychology by Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr. (978-1-4051-3206-0) and A History of Psychology: Original Sources and Contemporary Research by Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr. (978-1-4051-7710-8).
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Brief History of Modern Psychology book by Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr. and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr.
Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr. is Professor of Psychology and Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University and is holder of the Glasscock Professorship and a Presidential Professorship in Teaching Excellence. His numerous publications include From Seance to Science: A History of the Profession of Psychology in America (with David Baker, 2004) and A History of Psychology in Letters (second edition 2006, Blackwell).
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.