A History of Psychology in Autobiography, Vol. 9 by Gardner Lindzey, William M Runyan

By Gardner Lindzey, William M Runyan

A part of the heritage of Psychology in Autobiography sequence, this publication takes own and highbrow trips of 9 eminent humans whose learn has psychology into the twenty first century.

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Experiments were designed to challenge basic tenets of the contending theories. The leading theorists differed in their conceptual orientations, but they subscribed to methodological reductionism. Elementary processes were explored mainly with animals on the assumption that the rudimentary processes verified in animal experimentation would explain psychosocial phenomena at higher levels of complexity. Although we graduate students were products of the same doctoral program, we did not worship at the same theoretical altar.

He urged me to join him and build the social psychology program. It was a difficult decision. I loved the collegial atmosphere at the University of Minnesota and was reluctant to leave. But, in the end, friendship prevailed, and we moved to Texas 1 year later. T r y i n g t o Become a T e x a n Gardner was an excellent chair of the department. He proved to have an impeccable eye for talent, which he used to great effect as he built a first-rate psychology department in just a few years. It was an exciting time because every few weeks we were interviewing and entertaining candidates for positions in our burgeoning, flourishing department.

Through laborious effort my father added further sections to the farm. Before long he was sporting a Model T Ford, an odd cultural novelty at the time. In social cognitive theory, I distinguish among three types of environments: the imposed, selected, and constructed. Life in this austere homestead area placed a premium on agentic capabilities for constructing most of one's life environment with meager resources and no agricultural subsidies or insurance coverage against widespread crop destruction by unmerciful hail storms, early frosts, and severe droughts.

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