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Title Present-day Russian psychology : a symposium by seven authors / edited by Neil O'Connor
Published Saint Louis : Elsevier Science, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (219 pages)
Series Commonwealth and International Library. Mental Health and Social Medicine Division
Commonwealth and international library.
Contents Front Cover; Present-Day Russian Psychology; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Editor's Introduction; Previous Surveys and This; The Contents of this Book; Schools of Psychology in the U.S.S.R.; Schools versus Techniques; Summary; References; Contributors; CHAPTER 1. Attention, Consciousness and Voluntary Control of Behaviour in Soviet Psychology: Philosophical Roots and Research Branches; Dialectical Materialism, Behaviourism and Consciousness; Social and Historical Roots of Behaviour; The Orienting Reflex and Conditioning; The Physiology of the Orienting Reflex
CHAPTER 3. Some Statistical and Cybernetic Models in Recent Russian PsychologyThe Replacement of Pavlovian Theory; Applications of Information Theory to Perceptual-motor Skills; Application of Communications Theory to Memory; Models for Perceptual Discrimination; Speech Perception; Conclusion; Acknowledgement; References; CHAPTER 4. Abnormal Psychology in the U.S.S.R.; Pavlov's Theory; Pavlov's Successors; Treatment; Summary; References; CHAPTER 5 Soviet Psycholinguistics; History and Theory; Semantic Conditioning; ""Abruptness"" and Human Conditioning
Consciousness and its Biological SignificanceThe Voluntary Control of Motor Behaviour; Acknowledgement; References; CHAPTER 2. Psychotherapy in the Soviet Union; Some Similarities in Problems and Methods; Alcoholism; Some Practical Limitations; Available Resources; The Psychiatric Dispensary; Psychotherapeutic Theory; The Word as a Physiological and Therapeutic Factor; Pavlovian Physiology; The Therapeutic Interview; Insight by the Patient; Psychoprophylaxis; Disinhibition; Choice of Psychotherapy; Technique; References
Ontogenetic Development of Speech FunctionsOntogenetic Development of Language; Inner Speech in Thinking and Listening; Other Areas; References; CHAPTER 6. Studies on the Mental Development of the Child; Development and Education; Two Methods of Study; Types of Activity; The Growth of Intellectual Operations; The Development of Voluntary Movements; A Final Comment; References; CHAPTER 7. Contemporary Soviet Psychology; Soviet Psychologists meet in Leningrad; Industrial Psychology; Conclusion; References; Index
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Subject Psychology -- Study and teaching -- Soviet Union.
Psychology -- Soviet Union -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author O'Connor, Neil, editor
ISBN 1483226212 (electronic bk.)
9781483226217 (electronic bk.)