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  1. The Anatomy of Impact: What Makes the Great Works of Psychology Great
    The Anatomy of Impact: What Makes the Great Works of Psychology Great
    The Anatomy of Impact: What Makes the Great Works of Psychology Great
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  2. The Anatomy of Impact: What Makes the Great Works of Psychology Great

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Bringing together experts in the philosophy, theory and history of psychology, this publication analyzes works of monumental impact and examines what separates some of the most influential psychological works from those that are less successful. Evaluating the careers of eminent scholars and practitioners like Freud, Lewin, James and Binet, this volume identifies and describes particularly important works, pinpoints specific attributes that led to great impact, and offers practical advice to students and professionals striving to achieve substantial impact in their own work.

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The concept of the impact of a work of science upon the discourse and the practice of a discipline is fundamental to science and its effect upon the world. In contemporary science the "impact factor" is now largely derived from the measure of the number of citations (references) that a published work receives from other authors. While clearly relevant, this measure carries with it a measure of uncertainty. Citations may be due to perceived flaws in the work, to citations by a small network of friends and close peers, to short term fashions in the immediacy of the work etc. So a study of the impact of work which uses the appreciation and criticism of peers and scholars after a period of time can give both added validity to the measures of citation previously used and a methodology to advance the development of more discriminable measures of impact. This work attempts to go beyond the quantitive measure of citations and embed the work in the science and the society ot its time... Read more
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