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Experimental Psychology Essentials By Myron L. Braunstein
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This text is intended for undergraduate experimental psychology and research methods courses. Its purpose is to provide students with exactly what they need to successfully conduct research and... More > report their results. Advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students should find this book useful for reviewing experimental methods prior to beginning their own research.< Less
Memory: A Contribution to Experimental Psychology By Hermann Ebbinghaus
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The first scientific text on the psychology of memory. Relating retention to repetition, describing the shape of the forgetting curve, and measuring strength of association, Ebbinghaus extended the... More > province of systematic, experimental research to the 'higher' mental processes.< Less
Current trends in Experimental and Applied Psychology Vol 1 By Rick van der Zwan
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Psychology is a discipline with a rich and proud history of research, both pure and applied. With that point in mind this book is the first in a series that incorporates essays focused on current... More > issues in both the laboratory and in the workplace.< Less
Essays in Experimental Logic By John Dewey
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Dewey (/ˈduːi/; October 20, 1859 – June 1,... More > 1952) was an American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform. Dewey is one of the primary figures associated with the philosophy of pragmatism and is considered one of the founders of functional psychology. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Dewey as the 93rd most cited psychologist of the 20th century. A well-known public intellectual, he was also a major voice of progressive education and liberalism. Excerpt from:< Less
Carter, J. (2010). Intuitions, Psychologism, and Experimental Philosophy. Philosophical Frontiers, 5, 1, 55-71. By Jason Carter
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Experimental philosophy has recently gained attention in the Anglo-American world, having offered a presumably new critique of the justificatory status of philosophers’... More > ‘intuitions’. I will first show that experimental philosophy is technically not a new phenomenon, but rather a contemporary incarnation of the 19th century philosophical and psychological debate that went under the name “psychologism.” Second, I propose two thought experiments for experimental philosophers, from which it can be shown that the experimental project, as currently understood and practiced, contains devastating methodological problems which undercut the validity of its results...< Less
Integrative Complexity Within Antitheses: Intellection and Experimentation By Steven G. Carley
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As the title may imply the book concentrates much of its focus on the integrative complexity within antitheses. Integrative complexity is the extent to which a person reasons about issues in a... More > sophisticated and integrative manner. An antithesis is a statement or argument made in direct contrast of another. The integrative complexity of an argument may make its antithesis difficult; regardless, an argument of direct contrast to another does exist. When forming an antithesis of integrative complexity it is not only important to consider one’s own value and belief system but also those of an integrative and complex whole. Should one find integrative complexity within his or her value system he or she will then attain the utilitarian ideal.< Less
Psychology: A Study Of Mental Life By Robert Sessions Woodworth
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Robert Sessions Woodworth (October 17, 1869 – July 4, 1962)... More > was an influential American academic psychologist of the first half of the twentieth century. He studied under William James along with such prominent psychologists as Leta Stetter Hollingworth, James Rowland Angell, and Edward Thorndike. A graduate of Harvard and Columbia, his textbook Psychology: A study of mental life, which appeared first in 1921, went through many editions and was the first introduction to psychology for generations of undergraduate students. His 1938 textbook of Experimental Psychology was scarcely less influential, especially in the 1954 second edition, written with Harold H. Schlosberg. He is known for introducing the Stimulus-Organism-Response (S-O-R) formula of behavior. Excerpt from:< Less
How To Use Your Mind - A Psychology Of Study By Harry D. Kitson
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From the PREFACE: Educational leaders are seeing with increasing clearness the necessity of teaching students not only the subject-matter of study but also methods of study. Teachers are beginning... More > to see that students waste a vast amount of time and form many harmful habits because they do not know how to use their minds. The recognition of this condition is taking the form of the movement toward "supervised study," which attempts to acquaint the student with principles of economy and directness in using his mind. It is generally agreed that there are certain "tricks" which make for mental efficiency, consisting of methods of apperceiving facts, methods of review, devices for arranging work. Some are the fruits of psychological experimentation; others are derived from experience. Many of them can be imparted by instruction, and it is for the purpose of systematizing these and making them available for students that this book is prepared.< Less
Me Or Whatever By Suzanne L Davis
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A work of psychological fiction that leans experimental, each chapter of Me or Whatever is a raw stream-of-consciousness telling of an event in the life of Faith Thomas, a young woman in 1990s... More > Chicago, as she transitions (quite reluctantly) from a 90s grunge kid to a young professional heading straight toward Y2K. As in life, some events are significant, and some are mundane and, at first glance, boring. But that's life. Sometimes there is brilliance in the ordinary. And sometimes you don’t need a traditional narrative to get to know a person. You just need to get inside a person’s head.< Less
"W" By Johnny Ass-Burger
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A Double-V Definition. PABUSA: An acronymous concoction with recipe as follows: (Personal-Anointment-Before-Universal-Sociological-Acceptance) *a byproduct of Vedanta and Gnostic like... More > minds* Gnostic means "Begin Knowledge." Vedanta means "End Knowledge." Somewhere in between is an Aspergian counselor with an introverted friend named Schizophrenia.< Less