History, psychology, and science; selected papers. Ed. by Robert I. Watson and Donald T. Campbell.

; Watson, Robert I. (Robert Irving), 1909-1980
New York, Wiley [1963] .

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Other Authors Watson, Robert I. 1909-1980.
Subjects Psychology -- Essays.
Psychology -- History.
Psychology.
Science -- Philosophy.
Description xii, 372 pages illustrations, portraits
Copyright Date [1963]
©1963
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The zeitgeist and the psychology of science. Eponym as placebo -- Interpretation -- Great men and scientific progress -- The problem of originality in science -- The psychology of controversy -- Dissent -- Science and the meaning of its history -- Human nature vs. sensation : William James and the psychology of the present -- The history of psychology. The nature and history of experimental control -- Fechner : inadvertent founder of psychophysics -- Masters and pupils among the American psychologists -- The beginning and growth of measurement in psychology -- The influence of evolutionary theory upon American psychological thought -- The scientific method. Intelligence as the tests test it -- Temporal perception and operationism -- An operational restatement of G.E. Müller's psychophysical axioms -- The use of operational definitions in science -- The role of theory in experimental psychology -- Statistical frequencies as dynamic equilibria -- The validation of scientific belief -- The mind-body problem. The stimulus-error -- The physiology of consciousness -- Psychophysiological systems and isomorphic relations -- A psychological function is the relation of successive differentiations of events in the organism -- The psychology of communicating science. A journal of book reviews -- The social predicament of book reviewing -- Cybernetic justice -- Tolerances for inaccuracy -- Ortgeister -- Isolationism in the languages.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)190449
(OCoLC)ocm00190449
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WorldCat Identities Boring, Edwin Garrigues, 1886-1968.
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