Psychology: the Science of Behaviour (European Adaptation)

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Psychology: The Science of Behaviour, European Adaptation is the first truly "European" introductory textbook on the subject to be accompanied by a robust teaching and learning support package. Developed from the highly regarded US text by Neil R Carlson and William Buskist, this adaptation has been thoroughly restructured and has much new content to meet the needs of a European audience while retaining its comprehensive and rigorous coverage of the key elements of psychology.

Throughout the text, Psychology is treated as a dynamic, fascinating experimental and natural science. The book emphasises how the various subdisciplines are interrelated and presents research applications as well as the research itself. Students are asked throughout to employ the discovery method and to participate in the research process, learning and applying scientific method. In this way, they are better able to visualise and appreciate what the work and study of psychology is really like.

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PSYCHOLOGY- THE SCIENCE OF BEHAVIOUR, EUROPEAN ADAPTATION
Psychology- The Science of Behaviour, European Adaptation is the first truly "European" introductory textbook on the subject to be accompanied by a robust teaching and learning support package. Developed from the highly regarded US text by Neil R Carlson and William Buskist, this adaptation has been thoroughly restructured and has much new content to meet the needs of a European audience while retaining its comprehensive and rigorous coverage of the key elements of psychology.
Throughout the text, Psychology is treated as a dynamic, fascinating experimental and natural science. The book emphasises how the various subdisciplines are interrelated and presents research applications as well as the research itself. Students are asked throughout to employ the discovery method and to participate in the research process, learning and applying scientific method. In this way, they are better able to visualise and appreciate what the work and study of psychology is really like.
FEATURES-
· Contains a wealth of new up to date international research and European examples
· A substantially adapted and rewritten chapter on Social Psychology by Michael Hogg, Professor of Social Psychology and Director of the Central for Research on Group Processes at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, and Dominic Abrams, Professor of Social Psychology and Director of the Centre for the Study of Group Processes at the University of Kent, UK
· A new chapter on Health Psychology, featuring the latest research on life-style, stress and health.
· A unique chapter on Evolution, Genetics & Behaviour.The student area includes and an interactive study guide, research updates and Internet exercises. The lecturers' area includes a syllabus-builder (create your very own home page!), downloadable PowerPoint slides and other resources.
· This text emphasises how the various subdisciplines within psychology are interrelated and presents research applications as well as the research itself.
About the authors
Neil R Carlson is Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA.
William Buskist is Professor of Psychology at Auburn University, USA.
G. Neil Martin, author of the European adaptation is Principal Lecturer in Psychology, Middlesex University in the UK.

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Neil R Carlson is Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA. William Buskist is Professor of Psychology at Auburn University, USA. G. Neil Martin, author of the European adaptation is Principal Lecturer in Psychology, Middlesex University in the UK

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Carlson, Neil R.; Buskist, William; Martin, Neil
Published by Allyn & Bacon (1999)
ISBN 10: 0130212288 ISBN 13: 9780130212283
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