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The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology is a landmark in the resurgent field of humanistic psychology and psychotherapy. Their range of topics is far-reaching--from the historical, theoretical, and methodological, to the spiritual, psychotherapeutic, and multicultural. Students and professionals are looking for the fuller, deeper, and more personal psychological orientation that this Handbook promotes.

Cognitive Science and Technological Culture: A Humanistic Response
Cognitive science and technological culture: A humanistic response
Christopher M.Aanstoos

TO UNDERSTAND anything, it is vital to grasp it in context. Psychology, like all intellectual disciplines, is deeply rooted in its social and cultural milieu (and also is reflective of this larger context). Changes in that larger ground ripple through and influence the course of psychology's own development. Certainly, the rise and dominance of behaviorism during the first two thirds of the 20th century in the United States mirrored the development of industrialization and mass production in this country. The new need for rote, repetitive responses on assembly lines promulgated support for a psychology that promised a technology of manipulation and control of such actions. However, the appeal of ...

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