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History of Psychology

For those interested in the history of psychology, as a means accessing the subject as a science, or for general interest the following links are highly recommended.

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History of Psychology A Short History of Psychotherapy and Hypnosis - It all began with Svengali. 3/5
  Chronology of Psychology - Street, W. R. (1994). A Chronology of Noteworthy Events in American Psychology. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. Addenda.  3/5
  Cognitivism - The cognitive revolution began as a reaction to the reductionist approach the behaviourists explained and interpreted human learning. The proponents of cognitivism felt that the stiimulus-response model in explaining learning was to simplistic and narrow and hence they suggested that through introspection and well designed experimental procedures, it was able to study and explain the more complex mental processes such as language, thought, decision making and problem solving. 4/5
  Eclecticism (Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy) - Is a name given to a group of ancient philosophers who, from the existing philosophical beliefs, tried to select the doctrines that seemed to them most reasonable, and out of these constructed a new system.  3/5
  Functionalism - Psychology of the Mind.  3/5
  History of Cognitive Psychology  3/5
  Histrory of Psychology - Contempoary Foundations.3/5
History of Psychology - By Dr. C. George Boeree
History of Psychology Web Site. - The site provides a gateway for teachers and students to over 1000 World Wide Web resources related to the history of psychology. The resources can be accessed by means of five indexing schemes.
  The Principles of Psychology - William James (1890) 3/5
  The Psychology of Folk Psychology  -  Alvin I. Goldman Department of Philosophy, University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721. 
  The Social Learning Theory of Julian B. Rotter - Julian B. Rotter was born in October 1916 in Brooklyn, NY, the third son of Jewish immigrant parents. Rotter's father ran a successful business until the Great Depression.  3/5
  Watson, Rayner and Little Albert - Watson and Rayner (1920) taught a young boy named Albert to become afraid of a gentle white rat. 3/5
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