The Cognitive Revolution in Psychology

  • Ronald J. Pekala
Part of the Emotions, Personality, and Psychotherapy book series (EPPS)


No history of psychology and the role of consciousness in psychology would be complete without a review of the recent cognitive revolution in psychology (Gardner, 1985). Baars (1986) suggests that between 1955 and 1965 a quiet revolution occurred in scientific psychology that led to the cognitive revolution of the 1970s and 1980s.


Cognitive Structure Procedural Knowledge Altered State Private Experience Recursive Decomposition 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald J. Pekala
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  1. 1.West ChesterUSA
  2. 2.Veterans Administration Medical CenterBiofeedback ClinicCoatesvilleUSA

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