Perspectives on Psychology

Perspectives on Psychology

by Michael W. Eysenck
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0863772552

ISBN-13: 9780863772559

Pub. Date: 03/28/1994

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is a title in the modular "Principles in Psychology Series", designed for A-level and other introductory courses, aiming to provide students embarking on psychology courses with the necessary background and context. One aspect of this is to consider contemporary psychology in the light of its historical development. Another aspect is to examine some of the

Overview

This is a title in the modular "Principles in Psychology Series", designed for A-level and other introductory courses, aiming to provide students embarking on psychology courses with the necessary background and context. One aspect of this is to consider contemporary psychology in the light of its historical development. Another aspect is to examine some of the major controversies which have dominated psychology over the centuries. Yet another aspect is to consider some of the major areas of psychology eg social, developmental, cognitive in terms of what they have to offer in the quest for an understanding of human behaviour.; The book also addresses key issues which need to be considered as psychology matures into a fully fledged experimental and scientific discipline. For example, how much do laboratory experiments tell us about how people behave in the real world? And how far is it ethically permissable for psychologists to go in their pursuit of knowledge?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780863772559
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Series:
Principles of Psychology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.44(d)

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Table of Contents

Historical Development of Psychology. Current Approaches to Psychology. Major Issues in Psychology. Research Methods. The Conduct of Research.

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