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A brief history of psychology

Michael Wertheimer

A brief history of psychology

by Michael Wertheimer

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Published by Psychology Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementMichael Wertheimer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF81 .W47 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 315 p. :
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25284861M
    ISBN 101848728743, 1848728751, 0203686489
    ISBN 109781848728745, 9781848728752, 9780203686485
    LC Control Number2012392039
    OCLC/WorldCa751806150

      A Brief History of psychology: Most important developments since its foundation. Psychology is defined as the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, particularly the ones affecting human behaviour. However, psychology also . The first use of the term "psychology" is often attributed to the German scholastic philosopher Rudolf Göckel (–), often known under the Latin form Rodolphus Goclenius), who published the Psychologia hoc est: de hominis perfectione, animo et imprimis ortu hujus in Marburg in

    – Christian Wolff published Psychologia Empirica, followed in by Psychologia Rationalis, popularizing the term "psychology". – David Hume published A Treatise of Human Nature, claiming that all contents of mind are solely built from sense experiences. Book Table of Contents. Chapter Contents. Prev page. Next page. Summary: The History of Psychology. The field of psychology started in the mids by defining itself as the science of consciousness. The primary technique was intro­spec­tion: looking within.

    History: Additional Physical Format: (DLC) Online version: Wertheimer, Michael. Brief history of psychology. New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wertheimer. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wertheimer, Michael. Brief history of psychology. Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt College Publishers, ©


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