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Books in the Spotlight
From Seance to Science by
Call Number: BF 75 .B46 2004
Publication Date: 2003-07-14
Benjamin and Baker trace the professionalization of psychology, and the birth and development of modern practice, in the US from the 19th century to the present.
Three Psychologies by
Call Number: BF121 .N94
Publication Date: 1999-07-19
Robert D. Nye's THREE PSYCHOLOGIES clearly and succinctly presents the essential ideas of Freud, Skinner, and Rogers, three of the most important contributors to contemporary psychological thought.
50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology by
Call Number: BF 145 .A15 2010
Publication Date: 2009-09-28
50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology uses popular myths as a vehicle for helping students and laypersons to distinguish science from pseudoscience.
Forty Studies that Changed Psychology by
Call Number: BF 198.7.H63 2005
Publication Date: 2004-06-29
This unique book closes the gap between psychology books and the research that made them possible.
No One Cares about Crazy People by
Call Number: RC 514 .P69 2017
Publication Date: 2017-03-21
From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks" at Bedlam Asylum to the infamous eugenics era to the follies of the anti-psychiatry movement to the current landscape in which too many families struggle alone to manage afflicted love ones, Powers limns our fears and myths about mental illness and the fractured public policies that have resulted.
Theories of Developmental Psychology by
Call Number: BF 713.M55 2002
Publication Date: 2001-04-10
Miller offers the most accessible and comprehensive presentation of the main theories of developmental psychology available today. The superb scholarship and thoughtful analyses includes an evaluation of each theory's strengths and weaknesses, as well as excerpts from the theorists' work.
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Psychology in Black and White by
Publication Date: 2015-10-01
This book is long awaited within the contemporarily creative field of cultural psychologies. It is a theoretical synthesis that is at the level of innovations that Sigmund Freud, James Mark Baldwin, William Stern, Kurt Lewin, Jean Piaget, Lev Vygotsky and Jan Smedslund have brought into psychology over the past century.
Psychology and Human Nature by
Publication Date: 2012-11-12
Psychology and 'Human Nature' problematizes what psychology usually takes for granted - the meaning of the psyche or 'human nature'.
Positive Psychology in a Nutshell by
Publication Date: 2012-10-01
"The best general introduction to positive psychology available." Dr Alex Linley, University of Leicester, UK "Dr Ilona Boniwell is recognized as Europe's leading researcher, innovator and thinker in the expanding world of positive psychology.