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By Noel Sheehy

ISBN-10: 0203270517

ISBN-13: 9780203270516

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ISBN-13: 9780203447659

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This publication specializes in fifty significant influential figures on psychology, starting from the earliest days of the self-discipline 2 hundred years in the past to the current day. It offers concise biographical info on every one philosopher, after which proceeds to check their contributions to the evolution of psychology as a self-discipline, and offers a remark on their principles and works. Accessibly written and with publications to additional analyzing, Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology is a useful source for the scholar, practitioner and basic reader alike.

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He produced four plays between 1905 and his death: ‘L’Obsession’, ‘L’Expériment horrible’ and ‘L’Homme mystérieux’ were co-authored with the director and actor André de Lorde (also known as ‘The Prince of Terror’). ‘Les Invisibles‘ was performed in 1912, after Binet s death, following a stroke. In 1923 de Lorde FIFTY KEY THINKERS IN PSYCHOLOGY 39 produced ‘A Crime in the House of the Insane’, of which Binet was cited as co-author. These explore morose themes in which psychopathological problems are explored in plots based on horror and suspense.

It was undoubtedly during this period that he acquired the distinctive military countenance emblematic of the single-mindedness of his mission to understand the effects of childhood separation. In 1924 he commenced training as a midshipman on HMS Royal Oak, but found the work mostly dull and undemanding.

Tests associated with the work of Galton and Cattell were already in circulation, but many intellectual faculties remained unexplored. The Paris schools provided Binet and Henri with children (usually boys) that were not available to their psychological laboratory. In particular, Binet began to appreciate the significance of studying samples of children beyond the average range of abilities, and schools in some of the poorest regions of Paris provided many children of below-average ability. Binet became both an advocate and a promoter of what he termed ‘Psychologic Individuelle’ and methods of measuring individual differences.

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