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Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour: The Science of Mind and Behaviour
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PSYCHOLOGY: THE SCIENCE OF MIND AND BEHAVIOUR: THE SCIENCE OF MIND AND BEHAVIOUR

PAPERBACK BY HOLT, NIGEL; BREMNER, ANDY; SUTHERLAND, ED; VLIEK, MICHAEL; PASSER, MICHAEL W.; SMITH, RONALD E.

£47.99

ISBN
9780077169848
IMPRINT
MCGRAW-HILL INC.,US
 
 
EDITION
3RD EDITION
PUBLISHER
MCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION - EUROPE
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
986 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 MAR 2015

DESCRIPTION

Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour is here with a new, fully updated and revised third edition. Bringing new developments in the field and its renowned pedagogical design, the third edition offers an exciting and engaging introduction to the study of psychology.This book's scientific approach, which brings together international research, practical application and the levels of analysis framework, encourages critical thinking about psychology and its impact on our daily lives. Key features:Fully updated research and data throughout the book as well as increased cross cultural referencesRestructured Chapter 3 on Genes, Environment and Behaviour, which now starts with a discussion of Darwinian theory before moving on to Mendelian geneticsCore subject updates such as DSM-5 for psychological disorders and imaging techniques on the brain are fully integratedRevised and updated Research Close Up boxesCurrent Issues and hot topics such as, the study of happiness and schizophrenia, intelligence testing, the influence of the media and conflict and terrorism are discussed to prompt debates and questions facing psychologists todayNew to this edition is Recommended Reading of both classic and contemporary studies at the end of chaptersConnect (TM) Psychology: a digital teaching and learning environment that improves performance over a variety of critical outcomes; easy to use and proven effective.LearnSmart (TM): the most widely used and intelligent adaptive learning resource that is proven to strengthen memory recall, improve course retention and boost grades.SmartBook (TM): Fuelled by LearnSmart, SmartBook is the first and only adaptive reading experience available today.

CONTENTS

1. The Science of Psychology2. Studying Behaviour Scientifically3. Genes, Environment and Behaviour4. The Brain and Behaviour5. Sensation and Perception6. Consciousness7. Learning: The Role of Experience8. Memory9. Language and Thinking10. Intelligence11. Motivation and Emotion12. Lifespan Development I: Physical and Cognitive Development13. Lifespan Development II: Social and Emotional Development14. Social Thinking and Behaviour15. Personality 16. Health Psychology: Adjusting to Life17. Psychological Disorders18. Treatment of Psychological Disorders