Psychology: 50 Ideas in 500 Words sheds light on these and other crucial questions by examining the ideas and work of fifty of the world's greatest psychologists. From B. F. Skinner to Noam Chomsky, Sigmund Freud to Abraham Maslow, this beautifully concise, richly informative little book discusses the ideas and experiments that have defined the course of psychology as it has developed over the last 150 years. Beginning with psychology's iconic founders, Wundt and William James, and concluding with features on contemporary psychiatrists, Aaron Beck and Robin Murray, the guide is presented chronologically, giving readers a distinct sense of the development of psychology and a coherent overview of the field.



ISBN: 9781911130741
Series: 50 ideas in 500 words
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 128
Publication Date: 27 Sep 2018
Publisher: Modern Books
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 19(H) x 13.2(L)
Weight (gm): 180


Author Biography

Jeremy Stangroom is a philosopher and social theorist with a PhD from the London School of Economics. In 1997 he launched the Philosophers' Magazine, one of the most widely read philosophy periodicals in the world. Jeremy is the author of Einstein's Riddle, Is Your Neighbour A Zombie and Would You Eat Your Cat amongst many others. He has featured on BBC Television, BBC National Radio, BBC World Service, CBS, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and the Arts and Letters Daily. He now publishes a new journal, Think, on behalf of The Royal Institute of Philosophy.

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