Dreams puzzled early man. Greek philosophers spun elaborate theories to explain human memory and perception. Descartes postulated that the brain was filled with "animal spirits." And psychology was officially deemed a "science" in the 19th century. In An Introduction to the History of Psychology, Third Edition, B. R. Hergenhahn shows how many of today's ideas about human psychology were shaped by what came before.
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A former chair of Hamline's psychology department at Hamline University, Dr. Hergenhahn has been awarded for excellence in teaching, has authored several widely adopted textbooks and numerous journal articles.Review:
"I think (Hergenhahn) is clear, not overly burdened with jargon and it carries a sense of the "professor" talking to the "student."..."It is thorough and useful for courses that cover both the short history of psychology and the long past. It is well written and contains along with the necessary facts a lot of interesting materials that make the characters come alive. 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."
"I typically have a few students in each class who tell me how absorbing they found reading the book..."
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Descripción Wadsworth Publishing, 1996. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110534263704