Book Reviews — Medicine

Book Review: Headhunters: The Search for a Science of the Mind by Ben Shephard

Book Review: Headhunters: The Search for a Science of the Mind by Ben Shephard. Reviewed by Amy Ione.

This book traces a slice of history that in turn introduces us to some of those drawn to study human psychology and mental health a few decades after Darwin’s theory of evolution took root. Four of these pioneers are the focus of this book: William Rivers, Grafton Elliot Smith, Charles Myers, and William McDougall.

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