Psychologists and Their Theories For Students, 1st Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1414406452
  • ISBN-13: 9781414406459
  • DDC: 150.92
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 529 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released June 2005
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

  • Price:  Sign in for price



Perfect for research assignments in psychology, science and history, this one-stop source for in-depth coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them provides a unique approach to the study of psychological history as it pertains to analysis.

An introductory essay provides an overview of the various schools of psychological thought, from behaviorism to Gestalt theory, introducing the basic history of the field. Detailed entries follow, explaining in clear language each individual theory in practical terms and exploring the historical impact of each. Consistently formatted for easy comparison, entries typically cover the following:

  • Biographical sketch and personal data of psychologist
  • Theory outline and detailed explanation
  • Analysis of psychologist's place in history
  • Summary of critical response to the theory
  • The theory in action, including research and case studies
  • And more

Entries conclude with a bibliography and further reading list. Additional features include approximately 100 black-and-white photographs, illustrations and graphs; sidebars highlighting related information; a glossary defining words and concepts; a chronology of major events; and a comprehensive index.

While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions.Call your Sales Rep for details.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 0787665436 | ISBN-13: 9780787665432