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Psychology: A Student's Handbook By Michael W. Eysenck

Psychology: A Student's Handbook

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Written by one of the best-known and respected psychologists in the United Kingdom, this text provides a detailed and thorough account of psychology, and provides the ideal comprehensive introduction to psychology for all students.
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Psychology: A Student's Handbook by Michael W. Eysenck

This authoritative and readable introductory text, written by one of the UK's most respected psychologists, provides a detailed and thorough account of the subject. It provides lively and well-informed coverage of all the main areas in psychology: developmental psychology; social psychology; comparative psychology; biopsychology; abnormal psychology; cognitive psychology; major perspectives in psychology; and research methods.
This book is written in an exceptionally clear and accessible way. It is structured to make it easy for the reader to develop his or her understanding of psychology. Most topics are dealt with in terms of the TEE approach: theory (T), evidence (E), and evaluation (E). This is designed to enhance the reader's ability to assess and to criticise. In addition, the text contains key research studies, case studies, research activities, questions in the text, personal reflections, and definitions of all key terms.
In sum, Psychology: A Student's Handbook provides the ideal comprehensive introduction to psychology for all students.

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Table of Contents


Introduction. Approaches to Psychology. The Nervous System. Cortical Functions. Awareness. Motivation, Emotion, and Stress. Evolutionary Determinants of Behaviour. Reproductive Strategies. Kinship and Social Behaviour. Behaviour Analysis. Perceptual Processes. Attention and Performance Limitations. Human Memory. Language and Thought. Early Socialisation. Cognitive Development. Social Behaviour in Development. Adolescence, Adulthood and Old Age. Social Cognition. Social Relationships. Social Influence. Pro-social and Anti-social Behaviour. Atypical Development. Conceptions and Models of Abnormality. Psychopathology. Therapeutic Approaches. Individual Differences. Controversies in Psychology. Ethical Issues. The Nature of Psychological Enquiry. Design of Investigations. Data Analysis.

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GOR001294619
Psychology: A Student's Handbook by Michael W. Eysenck
Michael W. Eysenck
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2000-02-10
992
086377475X
9780863774751
N/A
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