A History of Psychology in Autobiography, Vol. 9 (History of by Gardner Lindzey, William M Runyan

By Gardner Lindzey, William M Runyan

The most recent sequence takes readers throughout the own and highbrow trips of 9 eminent humans whose study has propelled the sphere of psychology into the twenty first century. each one featured psychologist narrates how historic conditions, collaborations, inner struggles, and public clash led her or him to settle on and boost quite a few traces of analysis. over the last eighty years, psychology has improved from behavoirism and psychoanalysis into cognitive and social theories of studying and brain-based types of habit and reminiscence. members to those volumes record their function in those and different events, together with character thought and evaluation and baby improvement. Readers attracted to utilized psychology willl locate invaluable insights in authors' debts in their involvemnents in diversified parts as schooling layout, civil rights, courtroomtestimony, media coverage and economics. Editors Gardner Lindzey and William M. Runyan have introduced jointly a suite of essays that positioned a human face at the maturing technology of psychology.

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The influence of source credibility on communication effectiveness. Public Opinion Quarterly, 15, 635—660. James, H. (2000). The middle years. Kila, MT: Kessinger. (Original work published 1917) Lindzey, G. ). (1954). Handbook of social psychology. Reading, MA: AddisonWesley. 2 A l b e r t B a n d u r a i t is not uncommon for theorists to exempt themselves from the theories they develop to explain how other folks behave. The road I have traveled is very much in keeping with the agentic perspective toward human self-development, adaptation, and change, which underpins social cognitive theory.

I was happy w i t h m y courses, w i t h m y interaction w i t h m y students, and w i t h the excitement of the research m y students and I were d o i n g . B u t , I t o l d h i m , the t r u t h was that I could not get over feeling like an outsider. " The W a r m t h o f M i n n e s o t a Early in my 3rd year at Harvard, I received an offer I couldn't refuse. Stan Schachter had decided to leave the University of Minnesota and take a position at Columbia. The university asked me if I would replace him as associate professor of psychology with tenure and become the director of the Laboratory for Research in Social Relations.

2, pp. 1-79). Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. , & Cope, V. (1968). My enemy's enemy is my friend. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 8, 8—12. , Ellsworth, P. C, Carlsmith, J. , & Gonzales, M. H. (1990). ). New York: McGraw-Hill. , Fried, C, & Stone, J. (1991). Overcoming denial and increasing the intention to use condoms through the induction of hypocrisy. American Journal of Public Health, 81, 1636-1638. , & Linder, D. (1965). Gain and loss of esteem as determinants of interpersonal attractiveness.

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