Shaping Psychology: Perspectives on Legacy, Controversy and the Future of the Field (Paperback)

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1. Introduction.- 2. Elizabeth F. Loftus: Cognitive Psychology, Witness Testimony and Human Memory.- 3. Jerome Kagan: Temperament, Developmental Psychology and Methodology.- 4. Michael I. Posner: Cognitive Neuroscience, Attention Networks and Training the Brain.- 5. Scott O. Lilienfeld: Clinical Psychology, Evidence-Based Treatments and Skepticism.- 6. Robert J. Sternberg: Intelligence, Love, Creativity and Wisdom.- 7. Robert Plomin: Behavioral Genetics.- 8. Susan J. Blackmore: Parapsychology, Memetics and Consciousness.- 9. Joseph E. LeDoux: Fear, Anxiety, Emotions, Consciousness and Evolution.- 10. Noam Chomsky: Psycholinguistics.- 11. Roy F. Baumeister: Self-esteem, Self-control and the Power of Will.- 12. Erica Burman: Developmental Psychology, Feminist Research and Methodology.- 13. Brian A. Nosek: Open Science and Reproducibility Projects.- 14. Vikram H. Patel: Global Mental Health.- 15. Daniel Kahneman: Decision-making, Adversarial Collaboration and Hedonic Psychology.- 16. Carol A. Tavris: Cognitive Dissonance, Gender, Feminism, and Skepticism.

About the Author


Tomasz Witkowski is a psychologist, science writer, skeptic and the author of several dozen science papers, several hundred popular science articles and fourteen books. Witkowski's previous books include Psychology Gone Wrong and Psychology Led Astray.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783030500023
ISBN-10: 3030500020
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: November 3rd, 2020
Pages: 331
Language: English