21st Century Psychology: A Reference Handbook (Volume 1) by Stephen F. Davis, William F. Buskist

By Stephen F. Davis, William F. Buskist

Through a hundred entries, twenty first Century Psychology: A Reference instruction manual highlights an important themes, matters, questions, and debates any pupil acquiring a level within the box of psychology should have mastered for effectiveness within the twenty first century. This two-volume reference source, to be had either in print and on-line, offers an authoritative resource to serve scholars’ examine wishes with extra special details than encyclopedia entries yet with out the jargon, element, or density present in a customary magazine article or a examine guide bankruptcy. scholars will locate chapters contained inside those volumes worthwhile as aids towards beginning learn for papers, shows, or a senior thesis, helping in opting for parts for non-compulsory coursework or instructions for graduate experiences, or orienting themselves towards strength occupation instructions in psychology.

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He is on the APA Ad Hoc Committee on End-of-Life Issues and the APA Ad Hoc Committee on Legal Issues. He has authored/coauthored over 75 articles and book chapters, edited/coedited 7 special journal issues, and written/ edited 4 books specifically on end-of-life matters and/or HIV disease. Mary Whitehouse holds a Master of Divinity degree from Campbell University and is currently a student at North Carolina State University pursuing her PhD in psychology. She has an interest in the integration of psychology and theology.

H. Leahey & G. E. Leahey, 1983). Phrenology and Physiognomy Two of the popular psychologies of the 19th century were based on the physical features of a person’s head and on the belief that differences in facial features or the shape of the head determined a person’s intelligence, personality, integrity, and so forth. Phrenology was the invention of Franz Josef Gall (1758–1828), a German anatomist who believed that different brain regions, responsible for different behavioral and intellectual functions, would grow at different rates, producing bumps and indentations on the skull.

Cities or traveled the countryside taking their phrenological expertise to small towns and rural areas. “Having your head examined” was big business in the 19th century. Some parents would subject a daughter’s suitor to such an examination, to see if he was of good character and a promising provider. Some businesses used phrenologists as personnel offices to test prospective employees. Yet most persons sought the services of a phrenologist for personal counseling (see Sokal, 2001). Phrenologists would not only identify areas of personal strength and weakness but also, in the case of weaknesses, prescribe a program of behavioral change.

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