Psychology: An International Perspective / Edition 1

Psychology: An International Perspective / Edition 1

by Michael W. Eysenck
     
 

ISBN-10: 1841693618

ISBN-13: 9781841693613

Pub. Date: 07/16/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This textbook for an introductory course explains psychological concepts from a multicultural perspective. It summarizes important studies conducted in Europe, Australia, and North America and covers five main areas of psychology: biological, cognitive, developmental, social, and abnormal. Individual differences in intelligence and personality are also discussed.

Overview

This textbook for an introductory course explains psychological concepts from a multicultural perspective. It summarizes important studies conducted in Europe, Australia, and North America and covers five main areas of psychology: biological, cognitive, developmental, social, and abnormal. Individual differences in intelligence and personality are also discussed. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841693613
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/16/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
992
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction. Part 1: Biological Psychology. Biological Bases of Behaviour. Motivation and Homeostasis. States of Awareness. Emotion, Stress and Coping. Part 2: Cognitive Psychology. Attention and Performance Limitations. Perception. Conditioning and Learning. Human Memory. Thinking. Language. Part 3: Individual Differences. Intelligence. Personality. Part 4: Developmental Psychology. Cognitive Development: Specific Abilities. Cognitive Development: General Theories. Social Development in Everyday Life. Social Development: Attachments and Friendships. Part 5: Social Psychology. Cognitive Approaches to Social Psychology. Social Behaviour and Relationships. Group Processes. Inter-group Processes. Part 6: Abnormal Psychology. Approaches to Abnormality. Therapeutic Approaches.

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