A History of Psychology (2nd ed.)

A Global Perspective

Eric Shiraev,

A History of Psychology: A Global Perspective
 
 


Features: 
  • Each chapter begins with a highly engaging vignette or opening case, which features a familiar-to-most-students theme or topic.
  • Global and multicultural emphasis examines the development of psychology from around the world.
  • The text examines contemporary psychology yet does not give short shrift to the roots of psychology.
  • Each chapter contains a section on the impact of psychology on society as well as societal influences on the discipline which includes its influence in various fields such as medicine, education, work, criminal justice, business, advertising, and entertainment.
  • Case In Point boxes give students the opportunity to come to their own conclusions about issues and think critically about biases that may have influenced psychology. 
  • Carefully designed chapter opening timelines place main events, names, and theories in a visual, chronological perspective of psychology’s past and present
  • In their own wordsboxes display quotes made by famous psychologists and other scholars about psychological research and its applications
  • Checkpoints, chapter summaries and end-of-chapter key terms help students review and prepare for exams



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