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Inside Psychology: A science over 50 years

Pat Rabbitt


Psychology is a comparatively young science. From its origins in the psychophysics laboratories of late-19th-century Germany, it made great strides throughout the 20th century, and can now be considered one of the most rapidly growing of the sciences, as evidenced by the enormous growth at both undergraduate and research level. This book takes a step back to consider just how we got to where we are in psychology. It brings together some of the leading figures from the past fifty years, covering neuropsychology, social psychology, experimental psychology, perception, physiology, and many others ... More

Keywords: psychology, psychophysics, neuropsychology, social psychology, experimental psychology, perception, physiology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199228768
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228768.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pat Rabbitt, editor
Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK

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