Introducing Psychology

Author: Nigel Benson
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 1848317565
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What is psychology? When did it begin? Where did it come from? How does psychology compare with related subjects such as psychiatry and psychotherapy? To what extent is it scientific? "Introducing Psychology" answers all these questions and more, explaining what the subject has been in the past and what it is now. The main "schools" of thought and the sections within psychology are described, including Introspection, Biopsychology, Psychoanalysis, Behaviourism, Comparative (Animal) Psychology, Cognitive Approaches (including the Gestalt movement), Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Humanism. The key figures covered include: Freud, Pavlov, Skinner, Bandura, Piaget, Bowlby, Maslow and Rogers, as well as many lesser-known but important psychologists.

Introducing Psychology

Author: Daniel L. Schacter
Publisher: Worth
ISBN: 9781319187552
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This is the textbook only without Launchpad. With an author team equally at home in the classroom, in the lab, or on the bestseller list, this book is written to keep students turning the pages. It offers expert coverage of psychology’s scientific foundations, but communicates with students in a style that’s anything but that of a typical textbook. Introducing Psychology keeps the level of engagement high, with quirky and unforgettable examples, and reminders throughout that the critical thinking skills required to study psychology will serve students well throughout their lives. The fourth edition has been completely retooled for the classroom. For the first time, each chapter section begins with Learning Outcomes to guide students’ learning. These outcomes represent the big picture, so readers come away with more than a collection of facts. The new edition also includes the new 'A World of Difference' feature, which highlights interesting and important research on individual differences such as sex, gender, culture and ethnicity in understanding the breadth of psychology. Introducing Psychology can also be purchased with the breakthrough online resource, LaunchPad, which offers innovative media content, curated and organised for easy assignability. LaunchPad's intuitive interface presents quizzing, flashcards, animations and much more to make learning actively engaging.

Introducing Psychology For Nurses And Healthcare Professionals

Author: Dominic Upton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317902475
Size: 31.75 MB
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What makes someone feel healthy? Why do some people respond differently under stress to others? Why don’t people always follow nursing advice? This second edition of Introducing Psychology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionalsprovides an accessible but thorough introduction to the key psychological theories and concepts which underpin nursing and healthcare, and clearly demonstrates how they can be applied in clinical practice. Using a research-led approach, each chapter guides you through important theories and topics in health psychology, such as lifespan and development, communication, and social processes, and helps you use your understanding to deliver better patient care.

Introducing Psychology

Author: Nigel C. Benson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781840460599
Size: 79.74 MB
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What is psychology? When did it begin? Where did it come from? How does psychology compare with related subjects such as psychiatry and psychotherapy? This book answers these questions and more, explaining what the subject has been in the past and what it is now.

Introducing Psychology Loose Leaf

Author: Daniel L. Schacter
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1464138249
Size: 49.73 MB
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Instructor and student evaluations from coast to coast attest to the Dans' captivating writing. These award-winning bestselling authors know how to enthrall students with the subject they love best--psychology. But in the new edition of Introducing Psychology, they go even further to ensure that students won't commit one of the seven sins of memory--forgetting what they just read. Special Cue Questions and Critical Thinking questions give students the opportunity to process psychological concepts and aid their understanding and memory. And if you've ever heard someone parrot a widespread misconception, you'll welcome the new Changing Minds questions, short scenarios which ask students to confront common misunderstandings of psychological phenomena. Now the book that students love to read is as unforgettable as ever!

Introducing Psychology

Author: Daniel L. Schacter
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1464156638
Size: 42.27 MB
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This book is distinguished by its authors, who are well known researchers in their fields and all teach at Harvard. Three of the authors are also successful trade book authors, so it's known for having a very engaging writing style with jokes and unusual stories. Although the expertise of the authors leads some to believe this is a high level book, the writing is approachable and fun, making it a solid choice for schools of all levels. The new edition has been completely retooled for the classroom. For the first time, each chapter section begins with Learning Outcomes to guide students' learning. These outcomes represent the big picture understanding we want readers to come away with, so they come away with more than a collection of facts. They come away with psychology as a living science. The new edition also includes a new feature called A World of Difference. This is a feature that highlights interesting and important research on individual differences, showing the importance of sex, gender, culture, SES, and ethnicity in understanding the breadth of psychology. This edition also includes our popular Data Visualization Activities, which are a unique resource for building students' quantitative reasoning skills.

Introducing Psychology

Author: Jack Lawrenson
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781075463631
Size: 19.62 MB
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Buy the Paperback Version of this Book and get the Kindle Book version for FREE Do you wish to read minds? Do you wish to read people? Do you want to understand the deeper meaning behind your dreams? What makes people behave the way they do? This book holds the answers to all your questions! Introducing Psychology helps you understand the evolution of psychology, its branches and the power psychology holds. Our brain is a very complex machine and most of the times it tells us more than what we could understand. It gives us signs about unforeseen dangers, it gives us signs of good luck, and sometimes about people around us or about ourselves that we fail to hear, let alone understand. The art of hearing them out loud, trying to understand what the signals are, and decoding them is called psychology. We, humans, have developed one of the deadliest and most advanced weapons over thousands of years, and it is called our brain. Unless we understand how to fully utilize it and understand the depths of it, we are wasting the tool responsible for our progress. Introducing Psychology introduces beginners to what psychology truly is and how it developed over the years. It focuses on how the human mind actually works and how you can start to understand a lot more than you think. It helps you decode memory, learning, the different branches of psychology, and how you could be so fluent with some sounds that it is a language to you. So take a peek at what Introducing Psychology is about: Explore yourself psychologically Know the different branches of psychology Understanding the way, the brain behaves How have you learned everything you know? How does memory works? What makes you behave the way you do? Understanding the Big Five If you want to understand the true potential of the human brain and want to speed up progress in your life, then you need to make the most of your brain and this book can help you do that. If you want to see how psychology evolved over the years, understand the signs of the human mindset and see how memory works, then start right now! Don't wait. Start leaning psychology now and you can know what makes people behave the way they do. You will be exposed to a new world and the depths of the human brain. So, Get "Introducing Psychology" and Explore the Worlds of Psychology and Start Reading Your Mind in More Ways than One!

Introducing Psychology Through Research

Author: Albon, Amanda
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335221343
Size: 31.21 MB
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This book presents the chapters - Introducing psychology; The method behind the psychology; How psychological research is reported; The core areas and research papers; Cognitive psychology; Social psychology; Developmental psychology; Biological psycholog

A Practical Guide To The Psychology Of Relationships

Author: John Karter
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 1848313608
Size: 59.47 MB
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Understanding psychological techniques can help you make your relationships happier and more fulfilling. This Practical Guide will help you achieve new and healthier ways of relating by explaining some of the major underlying psychological ‘drivers’ that permeate relationships and identify and work on these unconscious motivating factors to eliminate ‘knee-jerk’ reactions. Filled with straightforward, practical advice, case studies and examples, Introducing Psychology of Relationships will help you understand your relationship and make it more loving and mutually supportive, as well as be better equipped for entering into a new relationship.