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Around 1960, cognitive psychology challenged behaviorism to revise psychology’s definition once again. The major focus of the cognitive system is a return to the study of conscious processes. That idea, along with contemporary developments such as evolutionary psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and positive psychology, is the subject of Chapter 15. Discussion Questions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. What can we learn from studying the history of psychology? Why can psychologists claim that psychology is one of the oldest scholarly disciplines as well as one of the newest?
A science such as psychology does not develop in a vacuum, subject only to internal influences. Because it is part of the larger culture, psychology also is affected by external forces that shape its nature and direction. An understanding of psychology’s history must consider the context in which the discipline evolved, the prevailing ideas in the science and culture of the day—the Zeitgeist or intellectual climate of the times—as well as the existing social, economic, and political forces. We will see instances throughout this book of how these contextual forces influenced psychology’s past and continue to shape its present and future.
This method was applied to Freud’s account of certain life events. Freud liked to depict himself as a martyr to his psychoanalytic cause, a visionary scorned, rejected, and vilified by the medical and psychiatric establishment. Freud’s first biographer, Ernest Jones, reinforced these claims in his books (Jones, 1953, 1955, 1957). Data uncovered later revealed a different situation. Freud’s work had not been ignored during his lifetime. By the time Freud was middle-aged his ideas were exerting an immense influence on the younger generation of intellectuals.
A History of Modern Psychology (10th Edition) by Duane P. Schultz, Sydney Ellen Schultz