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Hergenhahn's An Introduction to the History of Psychology

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Author: Henley, Tracy

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 8

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 720

Release Date: 01-01-2018

Details: Product Description Dreams puzzled early man, Greek philosophers spun elaborate theories to explain human memory and perception, Descartes postulated that the brain was filled with "animal spirits" and Psychology was officially deemed a "science" in the 19th century. In the new HERGENHAHN'S AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY, noted author Tracy Henley shows you that most of the concerns of contemporary psychologists are manifestations of themes that have recurred for hundreds--or even thousands--of years. Photographs and learning tools, along with fascinating biographical material on key figures in Psychology, engage you and aid your understanding. About the Author Tracy Henley earned his Psychology Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee, where he co-edited his first book, REFLECTIONS ON THE PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY: WILLIAM JAMES AFTER A CENTURY. He also co-authored THE PHENOMENOLOGY OF EVERYDAY LIFE and CONNECTIONS IN THE HISTORY AND SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY; has authored more than 60 publications in the areas of history, methods, psycholinguistics, and social cognition; and has worked on numerous federal research grants. Dr. Henley spent 13 years on the faculty at Mississippi State University, teaching and conducting research in philosophy and psychology. In 2001, he spent his first sabbatical working for a computer games company, and still dabbles in game design. In 2003, he accepted the position of Head of the Department of Psychology and Special Education at Texas A & M University-Commerce. Currently, he serves as Director of Grants and Research for the College of Education and Human Services. In 2012, he also served as President of the Southwestern Psychological Association.

Package Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.6 x 1.3 inches

Languages: English