By Gregory A. Kimble, C. Alan Boneau, Michael Wertheimer
Like its predecessor volumes, photos of Pioneers in Psychology, quantity IV bargains provocative glimpses into the lives of early significant mental figures. Written by means of specialists in salient subfields of psychology, this quantity covers a complete variety of disciplines, vividly depicting twenty-one preeminent women and men whose lives spanned the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. between these featured are Evelyn Hooker, who helped declassify homosexuality as a illness and fueled the homosexual rights stream; Francis Cecil Sumner, the 1st African American to obtain a PhD in psychology from an American college; and Roger W. Sperry, a Nobel Laureate and neuroscientist whose paintings sought to reply to the query, what's consciousness?
The photographs shed new mild at the contributions and personalities of giants within the box, frequently with a marginally of humor. The lively type and thoroughly chosen information make the folk, principles, and controversies within the heritage of psychology come alive in a manner regular systematic textual content at the heritage of psychology can hardly, if ever, in attaining.