Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology (Routledge Key Guides) by Noel Sheehy

By Noel Sheehy

This publication makes a speciality of fifty significant influential figures on psychology, starting from the earliest days of the self-discipline 2 hundred years in the past to the current day. It offers concise biographical info on each one philosopher, after which proceeds to check their contributions to the evolution of psychology as a self-discipline, and offers a remark on their principles and works. Accessibly written and with publications to extra analyzing, Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology is a useful source for the scholar, practitioner and common reader alike.

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Notwithstanding these ambiguities, for a period of time the vagueness of the notion of schema provided a useful theoretical anchor for the nascent cognitive sciences, an interdisciplinary approach to the way the brain processes information. With the outbreak of the Second World War Bartlett, a member of the Air Ministry’s Flying Personnel Research Committee, was drawn into the analysis of psychological problems revealed by the expansion of the RAF. His close association with Kenneth Craik, who joined the Cambridge laboratory in 1936, was indispensable.

They married the following year: he was 43, she was 31. When May moved into 24 Manchester Square (off Oxford Street and Baker Street), London, Anthony’s sister, Fanny, was obliged to find accommodation elsewhere. Fanny had kept house for Anthony and was not best pleased at being so displaced. May, on the other hand, found herself living in a house she felt to be permeated by Fanny’s over-bearing religious influence. To make matters worse the newly-weds were soon separated by the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899.

Srull (eds), Handbook of Social Cognition, vol. 1, Erlbaum. E. (1970) ‘Frederick Charles Bartlett 1886–1969’, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, 16, 1–11. Ost, J. and Costall, A. (2002) ‘Misremembering Bartlett: a study in serial reproduction’, British Journal of Psychology, 93, 243–55. BINET, ALFRED (1857–1911) Binet invented the intelligence test and used it to quantify children’s intelligence. Born in Nice, Binet was the son of a wealthy physician and was raised by his mother Moïna Binet, an amateur artist, following the separation of his parents.

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