Foundations of Psychology: An Introductory Text

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9780174900184: Foundations of Psychology: An Introductory Text

Suitable for A Level students and first year undergraduates, an introduction to the fundamental principles, theories and research in modern psychology. A cased edition will also be published priced at 37.50, ISBN 0 415 01560 X.

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Nicky Hayes is an experienced lecturer and has written several bestselling psychology textbooks.


1. Perspectives in Psychology SECTION 1: COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY 2. Perception and Attention 3. Memory 4. Language and Literacy 5. Thinking and Representation SECTION 2: INDIVIDUALITY AND ABNORMALITY 6. Intelligence 7. Theories of Personality 8. The Medical Model of Abnormal Behaviour 9. Alternatives to the Medical Model SECTION 3: PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY 10. Brain Development and Clinical Neuropsychology 11. Consciousness 12. Sensation and Parapsychology 13. Emotion and Motivation SECTION 4: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 14. Self and Others 15. Understanding Others 16. Social Influence and Social Action 17. Attitudes, Prejudice, and Crowd Behaviour SECTION 5: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 18. Learning and Skill Development 19. Cognitive Development and Social Awareness 20. Social Development 21. Lifespan Developmental Psychology SECTION 6: COMPARATIVE PSYCHOLOGY 22. Introducing Comparative Psychology 23. Animal Behaviour 24. Animal Communication 25. Methods and Ethics in Psychology Glossary Bibliography Index

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Nicky Hayes
Published by Nelson Thornes Ltd (1994)
ISBN 10: 017490018X ISBN 13: 9780174900184
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Book Description Nelson Thornes Ltd, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M017490018X

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