Journals Higher Education



07 June 2010

520 Pages | 46 b/w photos, 11 tables, 98 figures

ISBN: 9780195430219

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A History of Psychology

Third Edition

John G. Benjafield

  • Accessible. Written in an engaging style, the text draws students into the study of the history of psychology and encourages them to reflect upon the discipline.
  • Current. Updated references in every chapter expose students to multiple viewpoints while providing a starting point for further research.
  • Canadian. Includes coverage of prominent Canadian psychologists and Canada's historical contributions to the discipline, ensuring student awareness of this country's role in the history of psychology.
  • Important historical connections. The chronological organization highlights links between psychological thinkers and psychologists, their works, and the social factors that influenced their ideas helping students understand how theories emerged and evolved.
  • Fascinating examples. Revised figures and tables provide students with over 100 interesting examples, including the Golden Section, the Scale of Nature, Pavlov's experimental apparatus, the visual cliff, Darwin's finches, and the latest data on the divisions of the American Psychological Association.