Inside Psychology: A Science Over 50 Years
-32 %

Inside Psychology: A Science Over 50 Years

 Taschenbuch
Besorgungstitel | Lieferzeit:3-5 Tage I

Unser bisheriger Preis:ORGPRICE: 82,95 €

Jetzt 56,25 €*

Alle Preise inkl. MwSt. | zzgl. Versand
ISBN-13:
9780199228768
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.03.2009
Seiten:
298
Autor:
Pat Rabbitt
Gewicht:
476 g
Format:
231x155x18 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Psychology is a young science. It has made great strides over the past 100 or so years, to become one of the most rapidly growing of the sciences. This book brings together some of the most influential psychologists from the past 50 years to consider just how we got to where we are in psychology, and where we might be heading.
Introduction; 1. The ups and downs of cognitive psychology: attention and other 'executive functions'; 2. Psychology in the 1950s: a personal view; 3. Learning theory and the cognitive revolution 1961-1971; 4. Face recognition in our time; 5. Cognitive science now and then; 6. Aging memory - aging memories; 7. Psycholinguistics in our time; 8. Two brains; my life in science; 9. A perception of perception; 10. Social psychology in our time: from 'fun and games' to grown-up science; 11. Thirty years of object recognition; 12. Reasoning; 13. Weber's Law; 14. Fifty years of memory neuropsychology research: methods 5, theory 2; 15. Mental chronometry: long past, bright future; 16. A life in grey areas: cognitive gerontology from 1950 to 2007; 17. From little slips to big disasters: an error quest; 18. Visual perception 1950 - 2000; 19. Human performance from then to now; 20. The perception of time; 21. From effects to systems in neuropsychology; 22. Experimental psychopathology and psychological treatment
Psychology is a young science. It has made great strides over the past 100 or so years, to become one of the most rapidly growing of the sciences. This book brings together some of the most influential psychologists from the past 50 years to consider just how we got to where we are in psychology, and where we might be heading.