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Introducing Psychology By Donald C. Pennington

Introducing Psychology
by Donald C. Pennington

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Introducing Psychology: Approaches, Topics & Methods is the ideal text book for the AQA Specification B AS level psychology. It also provides the interested reader with a good general introduction to key areas of study in modern psychology.
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Introducing Psychology: Approaches, Topics and Methods by Donald C. Pennington

Introducing Psychology: Approaches, Topics & Methods provides students and teachers of the AS level psychology with an accessible, carefully organised and effective learning text book. The book covers all the topic areas of the AQA AS Specification. Each of the twelve chapters covers the topic areas in Unit 1 Introducing Psychology and Unit 2 Social and Cognitive Psychology. Full coverage is given to: Approaches in psychology Methods of research Attitudes Social cognition Perception and attention Language and thinking Biological psychology Psychology of gender Social influence Social psychology of sport Remembering and forgetting Cognition and law Each chapter provides the student and teacher with a wide range of activities designed to foster a good understanding and critical appreciation of psychology. Numerous studies and experiments are briefly described in all of the chapters. Evaluative comments are provided which are designed to enhance and develop the intellectual skills of critical analysis and application of psychology to human life and problems. The activities, description of studies and evaluative comments will aid study both in the classroom and at home.At the end of each chapter specimen questions, written in the Specification B examination style, are provided. One question in each chapter has an answer and comments on how to improve. Introducing Psychology: Approaches, Topics & Methods is the ideal text book for the AQA Specification B AS level psychology. It also provides the interested reader a good general introduction to key areas of study in modern psychology.

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About Donald C. Pennington


Donald Pennington is the author of numerous books on social psychology and personality. He has extensive experience of examining psychology at A level. He is Pro-Vice-Chancellor and professor at Coventry University. Karen Boswell is a very experienced teacher and senior examiner with particular interest in methodology and research. She is Head of Psychology at Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School. Liz Dancer is an experienced teacher of psychology and a senior examiner at GCE psychology level. Julie McLoughlin is an experienced senior examiner at A level and a full-time lecturer at Hopwood College, Manchester. Dave Robinson is Principal lecturer in Psychology at the University of Huddersfield where he teaches cognitive psychology and research methods. He also examines on GCE AS psychology Richard Smithson has taught psychology at A level and in higher education for many years. He is a senior examiner for AS psychology, and for Advanced VCE in Health and Social Care.

Table of Contents


1 - Introducing Psychology 1 - Approaches to psychology / 10 - Remembering and forgetting / 11 - Language and thinking / 12 - Cognition and law / 2 - The biological approach 2 - Social and cognitive psychology 3 - Research Methods 3 - Practical Investigation 4 - Psychology gender / 5- Attitudes / 6 - Social influence / 7 - Social cognition / 8 - Social psychology of sport / 9 - Perception and attention

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GOR001414985
Introducing Psychology: Approaches, Topics and Methods by Donald C. Pennington
Donald C. Pennington
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
2002-06-28
384
0340847786
9780340847787
N/A
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