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History and Systems of Psychology


James F. Brennan, Catholic University of America, Washington DC, Keith A. Houde, Ave Maria University, Florida
Published 2022


History and Systems of Psychology provides an engaging introduction to the rich story of psychology's past. Retaining its trademark clarity and accessibility, the Eighth Edition also features expanded coverage of non-western traditions in psychology as well as added coverage of nineteenth-century advances in philosophy and science. The emergence of applications of psychology in clinical, educational, neuroscientific, and social settings are further emphasized within the twenty-first-century landscape of psychology as a cognitive and a positive science. Assuming little prerequisite knowledge, the…

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Key features

  • The 'enduring questions' of psychology are introduced early and used as anchors at critical periods throughout the text, helping students organize the vast and often daunting intellectual territory of psychology's history
  • Assuming little prerequisite knowledge, the text consistently provides context from philosophy, physiology, and theology so that students from diverse backgrounds can understand the meaning and significance of events to psychology
  • Maps and timelines are used throughout the text to provide historical and geographical context by illustrating how psychological events played out within broader political and social change
  • Box features providing illustrative depictions and biographical information of 32 major historical figures bring these individuals to life, helping students grasp the full intent of their writings

About the book

  • DOI
  • Subjects History of Psychology,Psychology
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 26 January 2023
    • ISBN: 9781316517673
    • Dimensions (mm): 246 x 189 mm
    • Weight: 1.23kg
    • Page extent: 500 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 15 December 2022
    • ISBN: 9781009045834
    • Dimensions (mm): 246 x 189 mm
    • Weight: 1.09kg
    • Page extent: 526 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 04 November 2022
    • ISBN: 9781009042895

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