Simply Psychology, Second Edition / Edition 2

Simply Psychology, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Michael W. Eysenck
     
 

ISBN-10: 184169309X

ISBN-13: 9781841693095

Pub. Date: 06/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This textbook provides a comprehensive account of psychology for all those with little or no previous knowledge of the subject. It covers the main areas of psychology, including social psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, personality, intelligence, and biological psychology.; Each chapter contains definitions of key terms, together with

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This textbook provides a comprehensive account of psychology for all those with little or no previous knowledge of the subject. It covers the main areas of psychology, including social psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, personality, intelligence, and biological psychology.; Each chapter contains definitions of key terms, together with several multiple-choice questions and answers, and semi- structured essay questions. In addition, every chapter contains a "Personal Viewpoint" section, which encourages the reader to compare his or her views on psychology with the relevant findings of psychologists. The last chapter is devoted to study skills, and provides numerous practical hints for readers who want to study more effectively.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841693095
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

About the author
Preface
1Introduction
2Methods of investigation
Pt. 1Biological approach
3Biological bases of behaviour
4Stress
5Emotion
6Aggression
Pt. 2Behaviourist approach
7Conditioning and learning
Pt. 3Developmental approach
8Cognitive development
9Language development
10Moral development
11Sex and gender
Pt. 4Social approach
12Attachment and deprivation
13Prejudice and discrimination
14Pro-social behaviour
15Social influence
16Social perception
Pt. 5Individual differences
17Intelligence
18Personality
19The self-concept
Pt. 6Cognitive approach
20Visual perception
21Memory
22Problem solving and creativity
Pt. 7Effective learning
23Effective learning
References
Glossary
Author index
Subject index
Illustration credits

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