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Wozniak, Robert H.

Overview
Works: 84 works in 251 publications in 2 languages and 2,475 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings  Cross-cultural studies  Educational television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: BF131, 150
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert H Wozniak
Development in context : acting and thinking in specific environments by Robert H Wozniak( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume leading developmentalists address the question of how children's thinking develops in context by drawing on the theories of Vygotsky, Gibson, and Piaget. Analyses of the ecology and the dynamics of behavior have become popular, emphasizing the particulars of people acting in specific environments and the many complex factors of human body and mind that contribute to action and thought. This volume brings together many of the current efforts to deal with development in this richly ecological, dynamic way. The research reported demonstrates that recent years have produced major shifts in approach. Activities are studied as they naturally occur in everyday contexts. Children's active construction of the world around them is treated as fundamentally social in nature, occurring in families, with peers, and in cultures. Behavior is studied not as something disembodied but within a rich matrix of body, emotion, belief, value, and physical world. Behavior is analyzed as changing dynamically, not only over seconds and minutes, but over hours, days, and years
A century of serial publications in psychology, 1850-1950 : an international bibliography by Donald V Osier( Book )

10 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pure experience : the response to William James( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal magnetism, early hypnotism, and psychical research, 1766-1925 : an annotated bibliography by Adam Crabtree( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worlds of childhood by Robert H Wozniak( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[The book] has been specifically designed to bring the work of developmental psychologists together with that of historians of childhood, psychological anthropologists, sociologists, psycholinguists, and experts in other fields, to examine the diversity of children's development in the complex, changing social contexts in which it occurs. In the [book's] chapters ... we will be studying children as they change within these developing contexts. Through this study we will be led to a deeper understanding of the many forces that bring about change--change in individuals, in families, in societies, and in humankind"--Introduction
The Ecology of development( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Factors such as biological inheritance, temperament, caregiving, family, peers, schooling, culture, and history are introduced. Four levels of the environment are defined and illustrated: micro, meso, exo, and macrosystems
Behavior : an introduction to comparative psychology by John B Watson( Book )

10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Watson states that this volume on behavior has been written to be serviceable in classroom work in psychology and biology. Watson first discusses what he considers the unsatisfactory nature of present psychological premises and the nature of the behaviorist theory. Issues explored in behaviorist studies such as sense perception, instinct, habits, learning processes, and conditioning are explored. Experimental methodology is examined. A discussion of animal learning and comparative behavior is provided"--Publisher. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
Experimental and comparative roots of early behaviourism : studies of animal and infant behaviour( Book )

11 editions published between 1903 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture, time and place( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes language, schooling, and interactions of everyday life as the vehicles of acculturation that communicate values, beliefs, attitudes, and expectations to children. Follows Chizuka Nakayama and her Japanese family as they experience a traditional religious festival, and highlights myth and ritual as products of culture and history that help children see themselves in a broader framework of value and time
Theoretical roots of early behaviourism : functionalism, the critique of introspection, and the nature and evolution of consciousness( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mind, adaptation and childhood by Robert H Wozniak( Book )

9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fundamental laws of human behavior; lectures on the foundations of any mental or social science by Max F Meyer( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to comparative psychology by C. Lloyd Morgan( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"My central object in this work is to discuss the relation of the psychology of man to that of the higher animals, since such a discussion forms in my opinion the best introduction to Comparative Psychology. A secondary object, subordinate indeed, yet forming an integral part of my plan, is to consider the place of consciousness in nature, the relation of psychical evolution to physical and biological evolution, and the light which comparative psychology throws on certain philosophical problems. It was my original intention to compare my own results with those which have been reached by previous observers and thinkers in this field of investigation and inquiry. But I found that, in the first place, this would largely increase the bulk of the book; that, in the second place, it would introduce a controversial tone, which I was desirous of avoiding; and that it would in other ways interfere with what appeared the most convenient mode of developing my subject. I therefore abandoned my original intention, and adopted a more direct method of exposition and discussion. It is, however, all the more incumbent on me to acknowledge my indebtedness to my predecessors and contemporaries. Those whose acquaintance with the subject is most wide and extensive, will best be able to judge how far what I have written is a mere restatement of what has already been written, and how far, if at all, I have done something towards advancing the boundaries of our knowledge or rendering the knowledge that we possess clearer and more exact. Others will perhaps do well to regard me as a secretary who has, I trust, with due diligence thrown into convenient form the data with which he has been supplied"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Reflex, habit and implicit response : the early elaboration of theoretical and methodological behaviourism( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to objective psychopathology by G. V Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is essentially a psychopathologist's account of his studies and interpretations of various modes of human and animal behavior. It is meant to reflect the importance of effecting such studies by the use of scientifically formulated methods of research as an essential supplement to the always useful but never quite trustworthy methods of field and clinical observation. Disturbances of the human reactive equipment may vary as to seriousness from a mere habitual lack of poise to a grave form of insanity without lying outside the range of the psychopathologist's specific interests. All such disturbances reflect, in my opinion, faults in the development of identifiable responsive properties of the personality. My efforts to develop methods for the identification of such properties may seem, at first sight, to have led me far afield, since my researches have included not only nervous patients, relatively "normal" adults and children as subjects, but such animals as monkeys, cattle, dogs, cats, rats and gophers. There are, however, many justifying precedents for such a procedure in other fields of medicine; and as I have currently sought, over a good many years, to correlate my clinical findings with the findings of my field and experimental observations of these various human and animal subjects, there have appeared here and there certain behavioristic common denominators, as it were, which seem to me to be of value for an understanding of human behavior. The results of this work are here offered to physicians, social workers and lay readers who may share with me a hope that in time psychopathologic research will make possible the construction of textbooks devoted to systematic accounts of the human personality as an integration of adjustive functions, each of which may be regarded as playing a recognizable role in the determination of total response to particular types of situations. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)"--Preface
A theoretical basis of human behavior, by Albert Paul Weiss by Albert Paul Weiss( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book I have tried to be of service to three classes of readers: (1) The psychologists, social theorists, philosophers, and biologists, for whom behaviorism is of systematic interest; (2) The various investigators in the medical group for whom behaviorism is of practical interest; (3) That larger group of writers, educators, and statesmen, for whom behaviorism is of general interest"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Symbol formation and the acquisition of language( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses child development and language formation
Psychology from the standpoint of a behaviorist by John B Watson( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature"--Publisher's description
Fundamentals of objective psychology by John Frederick Dashiell( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Among the currents and cross-currents of modern and contemporary psychological discussions, surely the one most observable trend is toward the objective point of view. Even the most extreme subjectivists have recognized as the explanatory foundation for their science facts and speculations based upon neural physiology. And in latter years to this physiological or intra-organic objectivism has been added a behavioristic or extra-organic objectivism; and a skepticism, nourished by the writings of several critical thinkers, such as Professor Knight Dunlap and Professor Max F. Meyer, as to the adequacies of introspective descriptions of man, has taken constructive and systematic form under the hands of Dr. John B. Watson and others. The present book is offered as a survey of the psychological field as it can be made to-day from this viewpoint. In matters of detail it may not represent precisely the attitude of each and every objective psychologist; but I hope to have blocked out main lines of interpretation with which they would all in some measure agree. My purpose will have been attained if the reader gains a realization of the freshness and the soundness of behaviorism as a basis for attacking the many different problems of human nature in a scientific manner"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
Family stress : the child's perspective( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews research results on the effects of divorce on children. Also shows a Russian family on the edge of divorce
 
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Pure experience : the response to William James
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