Foundations of Psychology is a comprehensive introduction to psychology for students working at an advan ced level. The text has been revised and updated for its sec ond edition. '
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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 IndexFrom the Publisher:
A deserved bestseller - a clear & comprehensive introduction
Have you ever wondered why Margaret Thatcher deepened her speaking voice when she became British Prime Minister? how the managers responsible for approving the launch of the ill-fated Challenger space-shuttle reached their disastrous decision? why birds sing more intensively in the early morning? how TV ‘psychics’ bend spoons?
Nicky Hayes’ exciting and accessible text, Foundations of Psychology, answers these questions and many more. Designed for anybody who is learning about psychology for the first time, this comprehensive book explains complex ideas using clear and understandable language.
By reading this book you will discover how historical contexts and the development of the various movements in psychology have helped to shape the subject; fascinating real-world applications of psychological theories; the latest international research findings and methodologies, along with contemporary debates.
Foundations of Psychology is an essential textbook for budding psychologists as well as students of other disciplines who need an introduction to the subject. The book is accompanied by an extensive supporting website where you can explore the subject further and test your knowledge.
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