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Psychology Exposed (Psychology Revivals)

Or the Emperor's New Clothes

by Paul Kline

<p>Originally published in 1988, in this personal review of the state of academic psychology, Paul Kline draws attention to the way in which his peers at the time studiously avoided such threatening matters as human feelings and emotions, ...

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Psychology in Social Context

Issues and Debates

by Philip John Tyson, Dai Jones & Jonathan Elcock

<p><em>Psychology in Social Context: Issues and Debates</em> provides a critical perspective on debates and controversies that have divided opinion within psychology both past and present. </p> <ul> <li>Explores the history of psychology ...

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Rationality within Modern Psychological Theory

Integrating Philosophy and Empirical Science

by James A. Harold

<p><em>Rationality within Modern Psychological Theory</em> examines the rational and irrational dimensions of human nature and of the psyche and logos. Harold combines the traditionally divided views of classical philosophy’s affirmation of the ...

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Reasoning: Representation and Process

In Children and Adults

by Rachel Joffe Falmagne

<p>Originally published in 1975, this volume contains original reports of new models and data in the areas of propositional reasoning, syllogistic reasoning, and transitive inference in children and adults of the time. A wide range of ...

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Reflexivity and Psychology

by Giuseppina Marsico, Ruggero Andrisano Ruggieri & Sergio Salvatore

<p>Reflexivity is a category that is too appealing not to arouse interest. It is a concept largely diffused in several psychological domains, as well as associated with epistemological, theoretical, methodological and practical discussions. At ...

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Resituating Humanistic Psychology

Finding Meaning in an Age of Medicalization, Digitization, and Identity Politics

by Patrick Whitehead & Miles Groth

<p>In <em>Resituating Humanistic Psychology</em>, Patrick Whitehead and Miles Groth urge psychologists to return to the aims and goals of psychology as it first emerged. Illustrating how the field has veered from its initial conception, ...

ISBN: 9781498591010

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Rethinking Therapeutic Culture

by Timothy Aubry & Trysh Travis

<p>Social critics have long lamented America’s descent into a “culture of narcissism,” as Christopher Lasch so lastingly put it fifty years ago. From “first world problems” to political correctness, from the Oprahfication of emotional discourse ...

ISBN: 9780226250274

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Ruling Minds

by Erik Linstrum

<p>The British Empire used intelligence tests, laboratory studies, and psychoanalysis to measure and manage the minds of subjects in distant cultures. Challenging assumptions about the role of scientific knowledge in the exercise of power, Erik ...

ISBN: 9780674915305

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Secondary School Selection

A British Psychological Society Inquiry

by P.E. Vernon

<p>Selection for secondary education at 11-plus still arouses widespread controversy; and the psychological techniques which are employed, such as intelligence and attainments tests, are often criticised. Originally published in 1957, under the ...

ISBN: 9781351794725

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Seven Years Old in the Home Environment

by John Newson & Elizabeth Newson

<p>John and Elizabeth Newson’s long-term investigation of child up-bringing attracted intense interest from its earliest beginnings: ‘pathbreaking’ and ‘seminal’ were adjectives that greeted their first report. The study is now established as ...

ISBN: 9781351391474

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Six Worldviews in Psychology

by Soni Werner

<p>This eBook is designed for college students studying the history and various worldviews in Psychology. It is assumed that the reader has no formal, academic training in this field yet, so it is designed for Freshmen in college. The six ...

ISBN: 9781370167524

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Social Order/Mental Disorder

Anglo-American Psychiatry in Historical Perspective

by Andrew Scull

<p><em>Social Order/Mental Disorder</em> represents a provocative and exciting exploration of social response to madness in England and the United States from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. Scull, who is well-known for his ...

ISBN: 9780429850363

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Structural Learning (Volume 1)

Theory and Research

by Joseph M. Scandura

<p>Originally published in 1973, this book was published in two volumes. In the first volume, the author describes what he sees as the rudiments of three deterministic partial theories of structural learning. The first involves competence, ...

ISBN: 9781351815338

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Summary of Man's Search for Meaning

by Viktor E. Frankl | Includes Analysis

by Instaread Summaries

<p><strong>Summary of Man's Search for Meaning: by Viktor E. Frankl | Includes Analysis</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Preview:</strong></p> <p><em>Man’s Search for Meaning</em> by Viktor Frankl is a memoir of Frankl’s imprisonment in ...

ISBN: 9781683781424

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Synaptic Illusion

by Kyle Reese

<p>Synaptic Illusion dives into the psyche of the Central Intelligence Agency&apos;s secret classified institutions & programs that were never meant to be known to the public. A CIA information on remote viewing & mind attack techniques. In this

ISBN: 9781370181476

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The A B C of Nerves (Psychology Revivals)

by D.F. Fraser-Harris

<p>Originally published in 1928, the preface reads: &quot;It is almost impossible to distinguish between what is ‘elementary’ and what is ‘advanced’ in regard to the nervous system. The constitution and functions of that system are so little ...

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The Biologising of Childhood

Developmental Psychology and the Darwinian Myth

by John R. Morss

<p>Originally published in 1990, this book looks at the history of developmental psychology in order to locate and evaluate the role played by biology in its most influential formulations.</p> <p>First Charles Darwin’s own writings on child ...

ISBN: 9781351711128

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The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind

by Gustave Le Bon

<p>Gustave Le Bon (1841–1931) was a French social psychologist, sociologist, anthropologist, inventor, and amateur physicist. He is best known for his 1895 work The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind. His writings incorporate theories of ...

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The Difficult Child and the Problem of Discipline

by C.W. Valentine

<p>Originally published in 1940, this book was addressed to students of the psychology of childhood and to parents and teachers who were trying to get from psychology some light on problems of discipline and of the difficult child. It includes ...

ISBN: 9781317481249

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The Education of Children

by Alfred Adler

<p>Originally published in 1930, this title looks at the education of children. Adler believes the problems from a psychological point of view are the same as for adults, that of self-knowledge and rational self-direction. However, the ...

ISBN: 9781317419624

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