Books in category Psychology – History

  • Psychology and Law in a Changing World

    Psychology and Law in a Changing World
    Giovanni Battista Traverso, Lara Bagnoli

    Examines the link between criminal psychology and the practice of law.

  • Instinct Environment and Behaviour Psychology Revivals

    Instinct, Environment and Behaviour (Psychology Revivals)
    Stephen Lea

    Originally published in 1984, this book provides a basic introduction to biological theories about behaviour, from the classic ethological tradition of Lorenz and Tinbergen to the later sociobiological approach.

  • Psychology s Ghosts

    Psychology’s Ghosts
    Jerome Kagan

    This book is the product of years of thought and a profound concern for the state of contemporary psychology. Jerome Kagan, a theorist and leading researcher, examines popular practices and assumptions held by many psychologists.

  • Memories of Gustav Ichheiser

    Memories of Gustav Ichheiser
    Amrei C. Joerchel, Gerhard Benetka

    This book presents an overview of the life and work of Gustav Ichheiser, a social scientist in Vienna during the early 20th century.

  • A Critical Examination of Psycho Analysis

    A Critical Examination of Psycho-Analysis
    A. Wohlgemuth

    A contemporary of Freud, the author sets out to evaluate his theories in a scientific manner, searching for evidence. The result is a rather scathing review of where this is lacking.

  • The Life Space of the Urban Child

    The Life Space of the Urban Child
    Gunter Mey, Hartmut Gunther

    The heart of this book is the translation of The Life Space of the Urban Child, written in 1935 by Martha and Hans Heinrich Muchow. Life Space provides a fresh look at children as actors and how they absorb their city environments.

  • Clinical Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System Psychology Revivals

    Clinical Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System (Psychology Revivals)
    J-M. Charcot

    Originally published in 1991 as part of the Tavistock Classics in the History of Psychiatry series, this re-edition of J-M. Charcot’s Clinical Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System provides a unique opportunity to examine the work of …

  • Manic Minds

    Manic Minds
    Lisa M. Hermsen

    Spanning several centuries, Manic Minds traces the multiple ways in which the word "mania" has been used by popular, medical, and academic writers.

  • Sigmund Freud s the Interpretation of Dreams

    Sigmund Freud’s the Interpretation of Dreams
    Laura Marcus

    This book, more than any other in Freud’s massive oeuvre, has shaped a vast amount of work in linguistics and semiotics, literary studies, film theory, psychology, philosophical hermeneutics and the history of ideas.

  • Psychology at the Turn of the Millennium Volume 2 Social Volume 2

    Psychology at the Turn of the Millennium, Volume 2: Social …, Volume 2
    Lars Backman, Professor of Psychology at University of Gothenburg Director of Psychology Section Department of Neuroscience and Geriatric Medicine Lars Backman, Claes von Hofsten

    These two volumes represent the cutting edge of contemporary theory and research in psychological science.

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