Exploring Applied Psychology: Origins and Critical Analyses

Pages: 193
Item #: 4314120
ISBN: 978-1-55798-206-3
List Price: $9.95
Member/Affiliate Price: $9.95
Copyright: 1993
Format: Softcover
Note: This book is out of print and no longer available for purchase.

In this book, five distinguished scholars from different areas of applied psychology discuss the historical origins of their fields and draw out the contemporary relevance of those findings.

Anne Anastasi examines psychological testing; David Berliner presents the origins of educational psychology; Frank Landy provides a new perspective on the major early pioneers in industrial and organizational psychology; Hans Strupp discusses the importance of process and outcome research on psychotherapy; and Kurt Salzinger examines the contributions of experimental psychology to the understanding of psychopathology and the therapeutic process.

Table of Contents

—Thomas K. Fagan

A Century of Psychological Testing: Origins, Problems, and Progress
—Anne Anastasi

The 100-Year Journey of Educational Psychology: From Interest, to Disdain, to Respect for Practice
—David C. Berliner

Early Influences on the Development of Industrial/Organizational Psychology
—Frank J. Landy

The Experimental Approach to Psychopathology
—Kurt Salzinger

Psychotherapy Research: Evolution and Current Trends
—Hans H. Strupp