The definition of psychology has changed as the fo- cus of psychology has changed. At various times in history, psychology has been defined as the study of . Now in its fifth edition, Hergenhahn’s Introduction to the History of Psychology distinguishes itself from others by tracing the intellectual history of psychology. Hergenhahn’s An Introduction to the History of Psychology.

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This is a required book for a class I’m taking it was very expensive through campus so I chose to look on amazon. So far the author has done an excellent job to convey the impact of individual thinkers and events on the discipline of psychology.

B.y.hergfnhahn would have preferred that in be organized by psychological topics such as stages of development, states of consciousness, sensation and perception, emotions, thinking, psycohlogy memory. Kudos to Hergenhahn for his tremendous work! Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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Dec 29, Jena Hemsworth rated it it was ok Shelves: The who s and why s of psychology. Hehe, I mostly skimmed through the rest of b.y.ergenhahn book, um, chapter bassically. B.h.hergenhahn is a textbook for a required course for my major; but I’m actually enjoying it.

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ann I found it highly interesting for my doctoral class in the foundations of psychological thought. I think this one is a better value for the price than the newer or older versions – the older one I think isn’t as concise, whereas th e new one 6th ed is just too pricy and not much has been changed in it. Lists with This Book. What has taken place ultimately results in the interpretation by the writer. Most of it is available, but I’ve run into a handful of grey boxes in-text that say “Text not available due histkry copyright restrictions.

Hergenhahn has been awarded for excellence in teaching, has authored several widely adopted textbooks and numerous journal articles.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The book retraced the history of psychology, the notion of soul and mind, from greek ages to modern one.

An Introduction To the History Of Psychology

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Ex-library with the usual stamps. I am still trying to figure out who I am as a clinician intellectually somewhere in the middle, a jack of all trades, but master of none. About this product Synopsis Dreams puzzled early man, Greek philosophers spun elaborate theories to explain human memory and perception, Psycology postulated that the brain was filled with animal spirits, and psychology was officially deemed a science in the 19th century.

An Introduction to the History of Psychology

This review specifically refers to the kindle addition. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Oct 26, Joshua Zhou rated it it was amazing. Although inside you can find of course some of the best and more b.y.hedgenhahn parts of Psychology and philosophy though-out the ages its mired in bloat and obtusely defined terminology.


Victoria Reed rated it liked it Jul 27, Return to Book Page. It appears to be a book that wishes to stay on the cutting edge of the market and that wins it a high rating in my book. The history of psychology is necessarily a history of philosophy.

An Introduction To the History Of Psychology by Hergenhahn, B R

Issue with my Kindle Version. Find Rare Books Book Value. This text is an impressively comprehensive overview. Generally I think the book is very thorough and goes all the way back to the Greeks. Hergenhahn’s An Introduction to the History of Psychology. You need to know old theories to come up with new ones! Used book in very good condition.

Also at the end of each chapter there is a summary of the chapter, discussion questions, and a glossary of terms covered within each chapter. There is detailed coverage of the major forces in human thought from ancient times to the modern era.