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Published: 12 April 2015

528 Pages | 101 figures; 37 photos; 8 tables

7.0 x 9.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199007929

Bookseller Code (04)

A History of Psychology

Fourth Edition

John G. Benjafield

  • Coverage of Canada's historical contributions to the discipline ensures students are aware of this country's role in the history of psychology.
  • Written in an engaging, accessible style, the text draws students into the study of the history of psychology and provides them with the required background to understand theoretical systems.
  • A chronological organization - tracing thinkers from antiquity to modern times - highlights connections between psychological thinkers and psychologists, their works, and the social factors that influenced their ideas.
  • Introductory chapter discusses the importance of studying the history of the discipline, outlines some of the alternative ways one might approach it, and offers greater theoretical perspective when discussing the goals and methodology of the discipline.
  • An engaging art program features more than 40 photographs of key thinkers and psychologists.

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