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Murphy, Gardner 1895-1979

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Works: 202 works in 1,004 publications in 7 languages and 26,005 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Interviews  Conference papers and proceedings  Outlines and syllabi 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, Other, Correspondent
Classifications: BF698, 150.9
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Historical introduction to modern psychology by Gardner Murphy( Book )

152 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychology, in the sense of reflection upon the nature and activities of mind, is a very ancient discipline, one which reached great heights in ancient Greece and has continued (in intimate relation with philosophy) with every phase of European civilization. During the nineteenth century this literary and philosophic psychology underwent profound changes, chiefly as a result of the progress of biology, from which both concepts and methods were freely borrowed. Many of its greatest students began to rely upon experimental and mathematical method, believing that psychology could become a science akin to other biological sciences. It is the purpose of this volume to trace the course of those changes in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries which have thus tended to transform psychology and to give it its present character. This text presents a detailed history of modern psychology not limited to the experimental tradition. -- Description from http://psycnet.apa.org (June 12, 2012.)
Personality; a biosocial approach to origins and structure by Gardner Murphy( Book )

44 editions published between 1947 and 1974 in 4 languages and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In writing this book the aim of the author is to write about personality in such a way as to help in clarifying the little that we know and to show its possible relations to the vast and confused domain that we do not yet understand. The best way to attempt the exploration, perhaps, is to write in terms of the foci of present research, expanding fanwise, through hypotheses. This book, then, if at all successful in its aim, will be a companion for the investigator who likes to see problems defined in terms of directions in which they might lead; an explorer's kit, containing, to be sure, some standard tools, and also some maps. Throughout the volume the approach to personality is made chiefly in terms of origins and modes of development on the one hand, interrelations or structural problems on the other. It is hoped that some of the present chapters will, by raising questions, whet the reader's appetite for clinical and therapeutic literature. This is not a book on diagnosis or therapy of personality problems, or upon any type of clinical approach. It is simply an attempt at evaluation of data on how personality grows. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
Human potentialities by Gardner Murphy( Book )

32 editions published between 1953 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenge of psychical research, a primer of parapsychology by Gardner Murphy( Book )

36 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experimental social psychology; an interpretation of research upon the socialization of the individual by Gardner Murphy( Book )

47 editions published between 1931 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experimental Social Psychology: Text with Illustrative Readings represents a new approach to undergraduate social psychology by combining both text and readings. This book grew out of the authors' laborious and yet rewarding collaboration as associate editors of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. The book is organized into three parts that cover the three overlapping categories of social psychology: attitude and belief change, interpersonal processes, and small groups. The investigation of attitude and belief change typically involves the persuasive impact produced by a written or
William James on psychical research by William James( Book )

21 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western psychology; from the Greeks to William James by Gardner Murphy( Book )

13 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asian psychology by Gardner Murphy( Book )

10 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Development of the perceptual world by Charles M Solley( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book consists of two major parts. The first presents our theoretical arguments on perceptual learning; the second, an analysis of the molar components of the perceptual act and of how these components are altered through learning. We have tried to be scholarly without being pedantic; we have tried to cover all major experimental procedures that have been used, but not necessarily all articles, since many studies repeat the same procedures. We have attempted to present procedures in general, but we have not aimed at giving all the details of presented studies. Specific experimental details can be found in the articles to which we refer. We have not tried to present the various theories of perceptual learning, although we find in retrospect that we have used some of the important ideas of such men as Brunswik, Gibson, Helson, Hilgard, Koffka, Piaget, and Woodworth, among others. Although our approach differs considerably from the approach used by each of these men, we have found constant inspiration in their writings; we can scarcely discharge our debt of gratitude"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
Psychological thought from Pythagoras to Freud; an informal introduction by Gardner Murphy( Book )

8 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the minds of men : the study of human behavior and social tensions in India by Gardner Murphy( Book )

25 editions published between 1953 and 1955 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1949 the Ministry of Education, Government of India, asked UNESCO to make available to it a consultant who would spend six months in India organizing research teams to explore the reasons for "social tensions." UNESCO sent me to India for this purpose in 1950. The technical reports of the research teams which were set up have been submitted to the Government of India, and some or all of them will be published. It was, however, felt both by the Ministry of Education and by Mrs. Alva Myrdal, Director of the Social Sciences Department of UNESCO, that there was also a need for a nontechnical report of my impressions regarding social tensions in India and regarding the many constructive forces working for national unity. The present volume is my attempt to respond to this request. I do so on the understanding that the reader will at every point recall that I went to India simply as a technical consultant on research methods; that I am not an expert on India; and that I offer my observations and recommendations for whatever little they are worth, hoping that those better informed than I can develop them into something useful to India. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)"--Foreword
Interpreting personality theories by Ledford J Bischof( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the theories of Freud, Murray, Jung, Adler, Horney, Moreno, Allport, Rogers, Murphy, Sheldon, Cattell, Eysenck, Lewin, Mowrer, Maslow, Kelly, Erikson, Sullivan, and Fromm
Freeing intelligence through teaching; a dialectic of the rational and the personal by Gardner Murphy( Book )

20 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The star rover by Jack London( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A science-fiction tale of a man's spiritual release from prison by willing the death of his body. Freed, he travels through the pages of man's history
A briefer general psychology by Gardner Murphy( Book )

18 editions published between 1933 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encounter with reality; new forms for an old quest by Gardner Murphy( Book )

8 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of abnormal psychology; the dynamics of psychic illness by Abraham H Maslow( Book )

9 editions published between 1941 and 1951 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clinical psychology of exceptional children by C. M Louttit( Book )

3 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Counseling and psychotherapy: theory and practice by C. H Patterson( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humanistic psychology: interviews with Maslow, Murphy, and Rogers by Willard B Frick( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Challenge of psychical research, a primer of parapsychology
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Gardner Murphy Amerikaans psycholoog (1895-)

Gardner Murphy US-amerikanischer Psychologe

Murphy, G.

غاردنر مورفي

گاردنر مورفی

マーフィー, ガードナー

加德納·墨菲

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Challenge of psychical research, a primer of parapsychology