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Connections in the History and Systems of Psychology

Connections in the History and Systems of Psychology
Author: B. Michael Thorne - Tracy Henley
ISBN 13: 9780618415120
ISBN 10: 618415122
Edition: 3
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2004-05-17
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 672
List Price: $295.95

This comprehensive, scholarly text offers extensive biographical detail and full coverage of psychology's pre-19th century philosophical and scientific roots. The authors make connections between recent developments in psychometrics and biological, social, and cognitive psychology and their historical roots through current articles and references. This critical-thinking approach, combined with groundbreaking pedagogy, makes the text interesting and accessible to students and helps them understand the thinking processes that led to major psychological discoveries, as well as how they relate to contemporary specialty areas.