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What is Psychology? By Andrew M. Colman

What is Psychology?
by Andrew M. Colman

A short introduction to psychology, assuming no prior knowledge of the subject. The text describes the subject as taught at university and should also be suitable for pre-degree reading.
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What is Psychology? by Andrew M. Colman

This clear and lively introduction to psychology assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. Extensively revised and updated, this third edition describes psychology as it is taught at universitues. Examples are used throughout to illustrate fundamental ideas, with a self-assessment quiz focusing readers' minds on a number of intriguing psychological problems. The differences betwen psychology, psychiatry and psychoanalysis are explained, and the professions and careers associated with psychology are explored. Suggestions for further reading and useful internet sites are included.

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Table of Contents

Getting started (including definitions of what psychology is not); beyond common sense: a self-assessment quiz; the subject matter of psychology; research methods and statistics; the origins and development of psychology; psychology as a profession.

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What is Psychology? by Andrew M. Colman
Andrew M. Colman
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Taylor & Francis Ltd
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