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ERIC Number: ED211888
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Aug
Pages: 20
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
A Review of the History of Field Dependence.
Heesacker, Martin
This paper reviews 35 studies important in the historical development of field dependence, a popular research topic in psychology. The first section involves antecedents of the concept of field dependence, such as the influence of Kurt Lewin. Part two deals with the development of field dependence as an individual differences variable. Part three involves major criticisms of the early formulations; part four suggests conclusions about the early research efforts. (Author/JAC)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Historical Materials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Field Dependence
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (89th, Los Angeles, CA, August 24-26, 1981).