This text covers topics and theories which are relevant to both students' interests and contemporary psychology. Theories are brought to life by numerous quotes and extensive opening biographies. Providing insights into the minds of theorists, their work becomes easier to understand. This edition has been updated to include recenly published works by leading theorists, new thinking and developments about Freudian psychology, the latest material on the psychology of women, extensive coverage on cognitive psychology, new advances in transpersonal psychology and the psychology of the body, and new translations and scholarly material on Eastern psychologies - Yoga, Zen, Buddhism and Sufism. There is also coverage of biofeedback, hypnosis and multiple personality.
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James Fadiman received his Ph.D. in psychology from Stanford University and has taught at San Francisco State University, Brandeis University, and Stanford. He has his own consulting firm and offers seminars to executives and educators in the United States and abroad. He has written or edited books on holistic health, goalsetting, and abnormal psychology, is an editor for two journals, and sits on the board of several corporations concerned with the preservation of natural resources.
Robert Frager received his Ph.D. in social psychology from Harvard University, where he was a teaching assistant to Erik Erikson. He has taught psychology at ITC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz and is the founder and first president of the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology. He is also past president of the Association for Transpersonal Psychology. Author of several books and numerous articles in psychology and related fields, he is currently director of the spiritual-guidance program at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, California.From the Back Cover:
Unique in its cross-cultural, global, and gender-balanced perspectives, this humanistic text by James Fadiman and Robert Frager once again explores the positive aspects of major personality theorists, stressing each one's relevance for personal understanding.
Features within each chapter include Internet references, relevant quotes, full biographies, and Personal Reflection boxes that encourage students to apply the theories and concepts they are learning to their own lives.
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Book Description Harpercollins College Div, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3 Sub. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0065007727