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The Psychology Book
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 352

The Psychology Book

  • Author(s): DK
  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2015-02-02
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  • Publisher: Penguin

The Psychology Book clearly and simply explains more than one hundred groundbreaking ideas of the great scientists and thinkers who contributed to the development of psychological thought. Using easy-to-follow graphics and artworks, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text, The Psychology Book makes abstract concepts concrete. The Psychology Book includes innovative ideas from ancient and medieval thinkers ranging from Galen and René Descartes to the leaders of psychotherapy, such as Sigmund Freud and Abraham Maslow. The voices that continue to shape modern psychology, from Nico Fridja to David Rosenhan, are also included, giving anyone with an interest in psychology an essential resource to psychological thinking and history.

Psychology and Deterrence
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

Psychology and Deterrence

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1989-04-01
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  • Publisher: JHU Press

Now available in paperback, Psychology and Deterrence reveals deterrence strategy's hidden and generally simplistic assumptions about the nature of power and aggression, threat and response, and calculation and behavior in the international arena.

What is Psychology?
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 216

What is Psychology?

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-01-28
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  • Publisher: Routledge

This clear and lively introduction to psychology assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. Extensively revised and updated, this third edition describes psychology as it is taught at universitues. Examples are used throughout to illustrate fundamental ideas, with a self-assessment quiz focusing readers' minds on a number of intriguing psychological problems. The differences betwen psychology, psychiatry and psychoanalysis are explained, and the professions and careers associated with psychology are explored. Suggestions for further reading and useful internet sites are included.

Psychology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 979

Psychology

This text provides a detailed account of psychology. Most topics are dealt with in terms of theory, evidence, and evaluation. The book features key research studies, case studies, research activities, and personal reflections.

Clinical Psychology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 85

Clinical Psychology

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2001
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  • Publisher: Heinemann

Part of a series of textbooks which have been written to support A levels in psychology. The books use real life applications to help teach students what they need to know. Readers are encouraged to use aims, methods, results and conclusions of the key studies to support their own arguments.

Handbook of Positive Psychology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 848

Handbook of Positive Psychology

Psychology has long been enamored of the dark side of human existence, rarely exploring a more positive view of the mind. What has psychology contributed, for example, to our understanding of the various human virtues? Regrettably, not much. The last decade, however, has witnessed a growing movement to abandon the exclusive focus on the negative. Psychologists from several subdisciplines are now asking an intriguing question: "What strengths does a person employ to deal effectively with life?" The Handbook of Positive Psychology provides a forum for a more positive view of the human condition. In its pages, readers are treated to an analysis of what the foremost experts believe to be the fundamental strengths of humankind. Both seasoned professionals and students just entering the field are eager to grasp the power and vitality of the human spirit as it faces a multitude of life challenges. The Handbook is the first systematic attempt to bring together leading scholars to give voice to the emerging field of positive psychology.

Psychology and Crime
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 90

Psychology and Crime

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2000
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  • Publisher: Heinemann

Part of a series of textbooks which have been written to support A levels in psychology. The books use real life applications to help teach students what they need to know. Readers are encouraged to use aims, methods, results and conclusions of the key studies to support their own arguments.

Introduction to Psychology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 414

Introduction to Psychology

Presents an overview of the latest information on various topics in psychology, such as cognition, motivation, learning, memory, and abnormal psychology.

Psychology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 848

Psychology

Renowned for its exuberant writing style, intriguing real life examples and cutting-edge research, this best-selling text is back with additional coverage of social psychology, emphasis on the practical applications of the discipline to students' lives, and engaging new 'psychomythology' features which pit science against commonly held beliefs.

Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Sensation, Perception, and Attention
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 992

Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Sensation, Perception, and Attention

II. Sensation, Perception & Attention: John Serences (Volume Editor) (Topics covered include taste; visual object recognition; touch; depth perception; motor control; perceptual learning; the interface theory of perception; vestibular, proprioceptive, and haptic contributions to spatial orientation; olfaction; audition; time perception; attention; perception and interactive technology; music perception; multisensory integration; motion perception; vision; perceptual rhythms; perceptual organization; color vision; perception for action; visual search; visual cognition/working memory.)