The Psychology of Science and the Origins of the Scientific Mind

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In this book, Gregory Feist reviews and consolidates the scattered literatures on the psychology of science, then calls for the establishment of the field as a unique discipline. He offers the most comprehensive perspective yet on how science came to be possible in our species and on the important role of psychological forces in an individual's development of scientific interest, talent, and creativity. Without a psychological perspective, Feist argues, we cannot fully understand the development of scientific thinking or ...

The Psychology of Science and the Origins of the Scientific Mind 2008, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300143270

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The Psychology of Science and the Origins of the Scientific Mind 2006, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300110746

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