Bibliography: Laboratories, Instruments, and the Material Culture of Psychology

For anyone interested in exploring the history of laboratories, instruments, and the material culture of psychology more generally, I have put together the following bibliography. Sources have been organized into the following categories: Laboratories, Instruments, Online Resources, Instrument Collections, and Introductory Material Culture Readings. For the purposes of this bibliography, “material culture” has been interpreted […]

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Bibliography: History of Feminist Psychology

This post is written by Alexandra Rutherford, York University and is part of a special series of bibliographies on topics in the history of psychology. I have included four sections in this reading list. All are limited to the North American context. The first section includes works that review and/or historically analyze the history of […]

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Bibliography: Genius

This post is written by Laura C. Ball, York University and is part of a special series of bibliographies on topics in the history of psychology. This list represents, to me, some of the most integral works on the study of genius in psychology. Based on my readings for my MA thesis (and now my […]

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Bibliography: Psychologist-made Films

This post is written by Arlie Belliveau, York University and is part of a special series of bibliographies on topics in the history of psychology. For an overall history and discussion of psychological films I suggest the following reading list: 1. Beck, L.F. (1938). A review of sixteen-millimeter films in psychology and allied sciences. Psychological […]

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Bibliography: Race and Racism

This post is written by Thomas Teo, York University and is part of a special series of bibliographies on topics in the history of psychology. Adapted from: Teo, T. (2008). Race and psychology. In W. A. Darity (Ed.), International encyclopedia of the social sciences (2nd ed.) (Vol. 7, pp. 21-24). Detroit, MI: Macmillan. Introduction Before […]

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Bibliography: History of Social Psychology

This post is written by Cathy Faye, Assistant Director, Archives of the History of Psychology, Center for the History of Psychology and is part of a special series of bibliographies on topics in the history of psychology. In the following list of resources I have tried to provide literature that discusses social psychology from both […]

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Bibliography: History of Women in Psychology

This post is written by Kelli Vaughn, York University and is part of a special series of bibliographies on topics in the history of psychology. In 2005, I wrote an article that included the phrase “we must teach the teachers;” no where is this more true than the study of the history of women in […]

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Bibliography: History of Functionalism

This post is written by Christopher Green, York University and is part of a special series of bibliographies on topics in the history of psychology. For the past few years I have been working on the American school of psychology that was known as Functionalism. Functionalism was prominent from around 1890 to around 1920, though […]

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Bibliography: Historiography of Psychology

This post is written by Michael Pettit, York University and is part of a special series of bibliographies on topics in the history of psychology. Making (and reading) these kinds of lists is fun but always tricky. The problem is not so much what to include but exclude. The following gives you a snapshot of […]

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Psychiatry, Photography & Lobotomy Bibliography

As a followup to our recent post about Miriam Posner‘s work on the lobotomy photographs of Walter Freeman, I would like to draw AHP‘s readers attention to a recent posting on Posner’s blog, Academitron. For anyone interested in learning more about the role of photography in the history of psychiatry/psychology, Posner has posted “Psychiatry, Photography, […]

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