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Progress in Modern Psychology

The Legacy of American Functionalism

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • Psychological Movements,
  • Psychology,
  • Functionalism (Psychology),
  • History,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsD. Alfred Owens (Editor), Mark Wagner (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10288977M
    ISBN 100275930556
    ISBN 109780275930554

    Brief Contents Contents iv In Their Own Words xiv Preface xvi CHAPTER 1 The Study of the History of Psychology 1 CHAPTER 2 Philosophical Influences on Psychology 21 CHAPTER 3 Physiological Influences on Psychology 47 CHAPTER 4 The New Psychology 65 CHAPTER 5 Structuralism 87 CHAPTER 6 Functionalism: Antecedent Influences CHAPTER 7 Functionalism: Development and . During its short history, Health Psychology has made substantial progress in establishing itself as a discipline. In particular, coping with chronic illness, behavioral etiology of certain.


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