The definition of psychology has changed as the fo- cus of psychology has changed. At various times in history, psychology has been defined as the study of . Now in its fifth edition, Hergenhahn’s Introduction to the History of Psychology distinguishes itself from others by tracing the intellectual history of psychology. Hergenhahn’s An Introduction to the History of Psychology.

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I had taken a great deal of notes while reading, I believe this is a worthwhile textbook. Haha, I can’t really say I completely read that book from the first to the last page. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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But I have to admit it was informative and it will definitely help me for the exams. Hergenhahn Wadsworth Pub Co, Sep 06, Bruce Lerro rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Hergenhahn’s An Introduction to the History of Psychology. So far the author has done an excellent job to convey the impact of individual thinkers and events on the discipline of psychology.

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Expedited shipments will be received in business days within the United States. The history of psychology is rather fascinating and this book does a good job of disseminating a great deal of information in short chapters that are well organized.

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I found it highly interesting for my doctoral class in the foundations of psychological thought. There is detailed coverage of the major forces inyroduction human thought from ancient times to the modern era.

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