This unique book closes the gap between psychology textbooks and the research that made them imaginable. Its journey during the “headline history” of psychology presents 40 of essentially the most famous, most influential studies within the history of the science, and subsequent follow-up studies that expanded their findings and relevance. Readers are granted a valuable insider’s have a look at the studies that continue to be cited most ceaselessly, stirred up essentially the most controversy once they were published, sparked essentially the most subsequent related research, opened new fields of psychological exploration, and changed most dramatically man’s knowledge of human behavior. Studies examined cover the next areas: biology and human behavior; perception and consciousness; learning and conditioning; intelligence, cognition, and memory; human development; emotion and motivation; personality; psychopathology; psychotherapy; and social psychology. For individuals interested within the evolution of psychological study and its affect at the field.
Forty Studies That Changed Psychology: Explorations into the History of Psychological Research (4th Edition)