Portraits of Pioneers in Developmental Psychology.

By: Pickren, WadeContributor(s): Dewsbury, Donald A | Wertheimer, MichaelMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012Description: 1 online resource (353 p.)ISBN: 9780203806135Subject(s): Developmental psychology - History | Developmental psychology -- History | Psychologists | Psychologists -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Portraits of Pioneers in Developmental PsychologyDDC classification: 155.092/2 | 155.0922 LOC classification: BF713 .P67 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Portraits of Pioneers inDevelopmental Psychology; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Foundations of Human Experience; Editors; Contributors; 1 Arnold Gesell: The Maturationist; SHAPED BY HIS FAMILY AND ENVIRONMENT; EDUCATION AND TRAINING; STUDYING THE NORMAL PRESCHOOL CHILD; GESELL AND WATSON; GESELL'S MODEL OF DEVELOPMENT; GESELL AS A CHILD CARE EXPERT; GESELL'S AMBIGUOUS LEGACY; SUGGESTED READING; 2Florence L. Goodenough:Developmental Pioneer,Innovator, and Mentor; THE DRAW-A-MAN TEST AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO TESTING; INNOVATIVE RESEARCH AT MINNESOTA'S INSTITUTE OF CHILD WELFARE
GOODENOUGH AND THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN PSYCHOLOGISTSILLNESS AND RETIREMENT; SUGGESTED READINGS; 3Heinz Werner:A Differentiation Theoryof Development; BASIC CONCEPTS: DIFFERENTIATION, ARTICULATION, AND INTEGRATION; HEINZ WERNER'S LIFE AND INTERESTS; WERNER'S PHILOSOPHICAL ORIGINS: GOETHE AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY; WERNER'S METHODOLOGICAL CREDO; FROM PHYSIOGNOMIC PERCEPTION TO MICROGENESIS OF SYMBOL FORMATION; DISTANCING AS THE KEY PROCESS IN DEVELOPMENT; WERNER'S IDEAS FOR THE FUTURE OF PSYCHOLOGY; SUGGESTED READINGS
4Helena Antipoff:A Quest for Democracy andHuman Rights With the Helpof Psychological ScienceEDUCATION IN EUROPE; FROM PARIS TO GENEVA-STUDIES IN PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION (1909-1915); IN RUSSIA (1916-1924): HOW SCIENCE COULD HELP THE RECONSTRUCTION OF SOCIETY; FROM EXILE IN GENEVA TO ADVENTURE IN BRAZIL (1925-1929); WORK AS A PSYCHOLOGIST AND EDUCATOR IN BRAZIL; EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN; SUGGESTED READINGS; 5Charlotte Bühler:Scientific Entrepreneur inDevelopmental, Clinical, andHumanistic Psychology; FAMILY BACKGROUND AND EARLY YEARS, 1893-1912; UNIVERSITY STUDIES, 1913-1916
CHILDREN AND STUDIES OF THOUGHT PROCESS, 1916-1922THE EARLY VIENNA YEARS: EARLY CHILD DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE AND U.S. FUNDING, 1922-1928; FRUITS OF HER LABORATORY: COLLABORATIVE EMPIRICAL STYLE AND THEORETICAL MASTERY; "THE LIFE COURSE": MULTIPLE METHODS IN RESEARCH, 1929-1938; MEASURING PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIPS, 1931-1939; ESCAPE FROM NAZI AUSTRIA, 1938-1939; RETRAINING IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY AND FINDING A FOOTING IN THE UNITED STATES, 1938-1950; COLLABORATION ON A BOOK FOR TEACHERS AND COUNSELORS, 1952; HUMANISTIC PSYCHOLOGY, 1959-1974
CONCLUDING THOUGHTS ON AN ENTREPRENEURIAL WOMAN PSYCHOLOGISTSUGGESTED READINGS; 6Jean Piaget:Theorist of the Child's Mind; PIAGET'S LIFE; THE FOUNDATIONS OF PIAGETIAN THEORY; THE SPREAD OF PIAGET'S IDEAS; THE EMERGENCE OF PIAGETIAN THEORY; EMPIRICAL TESTS OF PIAGETIAN THEORY; THE IMPACT OF JEAN PIAGET; SUGGESTED READINGS; 7 Lev Vygotsky: Philologist and Defectologist, A Sociointellectual Biography; THE CONTOURS OF THE PORTRAIT: THE TWO PASSIONS OF VYGOTSKY; THE EARLY MOSCOW YEARS (1924-1929) AND THE BIRTH OF A NEW PSYCHOLOGY; VYGOTSKY'S CRISIS (1929-1930)
SOCIAL AND THEORETICAL EXPLOSION (1930-1934): TOWARD A NEW THEORY OF CONSCIOUSNESS AND PERSONALITY
Summary: Utilizing an informal, sometimes humorous style of writing, this book brings to life 16 developmental psychologists who made a significant contribution to their field. Written by noted scholars, each chapter provides a glimpse into the personal and scholarly lives of these innovative ""pioneers"". Some of the chapters are based on the contributor's personal acquaintance with a pioneer allowing for the introduction of previously unavailable information. Suggested Readings allow readers to delve deeper into the material and a tabular list of subjects and authors helps instructors sup
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Cover; Portraits of Pioneers inDevelopmental Psychology; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Foundations of Human Experience; Editors; Contributors; 1 Arnold Gesell: The Maturationist; SHAPED BY HIS FAMILY AND ENVIRONMENT; EDUCATION AND TRAINING; STUDYING THE NORMAL PRESCHOOL CHILD; GESELL AND WATSON; GESELL'S MODEL OF DEVELOPMENT; GESELL AS A CHILD CARE EXPERT; GESELL'S AMBIGUOUS LEGACY; SUGGESTED READING; 2Florence L. Goodenough:Developmental Pioneer,Innovator, and Mentor; THE DRAW-A-MAN TEST AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO TESTING; INNOVATIVE RESEARCH AT MINNESOTA'S INSTITUTE OF CHILD WELFARE

GOODENOUGH AND THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN PSYCHOLOGISTSILLNESS AND RETIREMENT; SUGGESTED READINGS; 3Heinz Werner:A Differentiation Theoryof Development; BASIC CONCEPTS: DIFFERENTIATION, ARTICULATION, AND INTEGRATION; HEINZ WERNER'S LIFE AND INTERESTS; WERNER'S PHILOSOPHICAL ORIGINS: GOETHE AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY; WERNER'S METHODOLOGICAL CREDO; FROM PHYSIOGNOMIC PERCEPTION TO MICROGENESIS OF SYMBOL FORMATION; DISTANCING AS THE KEY PROCESS IN DEVELOPMENT; WERNER'S IDEAS FOR THE FUTURE OF PSYCHOLOGY; SUGGESTED READINGS

4Helena Antipoff:A Quest for Democracy andHuman Rights With the Helpof Psychological ScienceEDUCATION IN EUROPE; FROM PARIS TO GENEVA-STUDIES IN PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION (1909-1915); IN RUSSIA (1916-1924): HOW SCIENCE COULD HELP THE RECONSTRUCTION OF SOCIETY; FROM EXILE IN GENEVA TO ADVENTURE IN BRAZIL (1925-1929); WORK AS A PSYCHOLOGIST AND EDUCATOR IN BRAZIL; EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN; SUGGESTED READINGS; 5Charlotte Bühler:Scientific Entrepreneur inDevelopmental, Clinical, andHumanistic Psychology; FAMILY BACKGROUND AND EARLY YEARS, 1893-1912; UNIVERSITY STUDIES, 1913-1916

CHILDREN AND STUDIES OF THOUGHT PROCESS, 1916-1922THE EARLY VIENNA YEARS: EARLY CHILD DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE AND U.S. FUNDING, 1922-1928; FRUITS OF HER LABORATORY: COLLABORATIVE EMPIRICAL STYLE AND THEORETICAL MASTERY; "THE LIFE COURSE": MULTIPLE METHODS IN RESEARCH, 1929-1938; MEASURING PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIPS, 1931-1939; ESCAPE FROM NAZI AUSTRIA, 1938-1939; RETRAINING IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY AND FINDING A FOOTING IN THE UNITED STATES, 1938-1950; COLLABORATION ON A BOOK FOR TEACHERS AND COUNSELORS, 1952; HUMANISTIC PSYCHOLOGY, 1959-1974

CONCLUDING THOUGHTS ON AN ENTREPRENEURIAL WOMAN PSYCHOLOGISTSUGGESTED READINGS; 6Jean Piaget:Theorist of the Child's Mind; PIAGET'S LIFE; THE FOUNDATIONS OF PIAGETIAN THEORY; THE SPREAD OF PIAGET'S IDEAS; THE EMERGENCE OF PIAGETIAN THEORY; EMPIRICAL TESTS OF PIAGETIAN THEORY; THE IMPACT OF JEAN PIAGET; SUGGESTED READINGS; 7 Lev Vygotsky: Philologist and Defectologist, A Sociointellectual Biography; THE CONTOURS OF THE PORTRAIT: THE TWO PASSIONS OF VYGOTSKY; THE EARLY MOSCOW YEARS (1924-1929) AND THE BIRTH OF A NEW PSYCHOLOGY; VYGOTSKY'S CRISIS (1929-1930)

SOCIAL AND THEORETICAL EXPLOSION (1930-1934): TOWARD A NEW THEORY OF CONSCIOUSNESS AND PERSONALITY

Utilizing an informal, sometimes humorous style of writing, this book brings to life 16 developmental psychologists who made a significant contribution to their field. Written by noted scholars, each chapter provides a glimpse into the personal and scholarly lives of these innovative ""pioneers"". Some of the chapters are based on the contributor's personal acquaintance with a pioneer allowing for the introduction of previously unavailable information. Suggested Readings allow readers to delve deeper into the material and a tabular list of subjects and authors helps instructors sup

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Wade E. Pickren is Editor of History of Psychology and has served as the Historian of the American Psychological Association since 1998. He is Past-President of the Society for the History of American Psychology (APA Division 26). He received his Ph.D. in the History of Psychology from the University of Florida. Dr. Pickren is a widely respected author of books, journal articles, many conference presentations, and encyclopedia entries and the former section editor on the history of psychology for the American Psychologist.   

Donald A. Dewsbury, Professor Emeritus of the University of Florida received his PhD is from the University of Michigan followed by postdoctoral work at the University of California, Berkeley. He has served as President of three APA divisions (general psychology, behavioral neuroscience and comparative psychology, and history of psychology) and the Animal Behavior Society. He is the author or editor of 17 volumes and has published over 360 articles and chapters. In 2008 APA's Division 26 presented him with a "lifetime achievement award."

Michael Wertheimer is Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado at Boulder. He received his Ph.D. in experimental psychology from Harvard University. He is co-editor of the first 6 volumes of the Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology series. A past-president of 4 APA divisions (general psychology, teaching of psychology, theoretical and philosophical psychology, and history of psychology) and the recipient of 2 national awards for the teaching of psychology, in 2000, APA's Division 26 presented him with a "lifetime achievement award for sustained, outstanding, and unusual contributions to the history of psychology."

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