This book has been written for a wide audience, from an undergraduate and layperson audience looking to explore the history and development of cognitive and behavioral psychology, to experts in the area interested in the integration of modern behavioral and cognitive psychology.
Ch. 1 A Historical View: The First Age of Psychology; Structuralism, Functionalism and Psychoanalysis -- ch. 2 The Rise and Fall of Behaviourism; Heralding Chomsky and Cognitive Psychology -- The Second Age of Psychology and First Wave of Behaviourism; B.F. Skinner, and the Rise of Radical Behaviourism -- Operant Conditioning -- The Rise of Chomsky and the Third Age of Psychology; Cognitive Psychology -- The Impact of Chomsky on Behavioural Psychology and Some Final Thoughts on an Unresolved Issue -- Modern Cognitive-Behavioural Models -- ch. 3 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Similarities and Dissimilarities to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy -- The History of Clinical Diagnosis -- The History of Clinical Treatment -- ch. 4 Categorization and Concept Learning: A Modern Cognitive Psychology Approach -- ch. 5 The Simplicity Model in Unsupervised Categorization -- Supervised vs. Unsupervised Categorization -- The Simplicity Principle.
Measuring Simplicity -- The Simplicity Model of Unsupervised Categorization (Category Coherence) -- Basic Level Categories and Unsupervised Categorization -- The Simplicity Model of Unsupervised Classification -- Other Unsupervised Models vs. the Simplicity Model -- Kohonen Neural Network -- ch. 6 Supervised Categorization and Absolute Judgment -- An Introduction -- Exemplar Models -- Prototype vs. Exemplar Theories of Categorisation -- The Generalized Context Model of Supervised Categorization -- Other Supervised Categorization Models -- Exemplar Theory; The GCM and How This Relates to Absolute Judgment -- ch. 7 Relative Judgment in Categorization -- An Introduction -- Absolute Identification Tasks -- Limitations in Information Transmission -- Models That Account for the Effects Observed in Absolute Identification Tasks -- Conclusion -- ch. 8 Categories as a Stimuli Class: Overcoming an Ontological Dichotomy -- Types of Concepts or Classes of Stimuli; Cognitive and Behavioural Symmetry -- Relational Concepts.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 81-93) and index.
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