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Essential Psychology
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ESSENTIAL PSYCHOLOGY

PAPERBACK BY BANYARD, PHILIP; DILLON, GAYLE; NORMAN, CHRISTINE; WINDER, BELINDA

£38.99

ISBN
9781446274828
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EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
600 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
03 MAR 2015

DESCRIPTION

Essential Psychology returns for a second edition with a vivid narrative writing style for undergraduates, features designed to stimulate critical thinking and inspire students to learn independently, and an expanded companion website full of useful resources for lecturers and students. This comprehensive introductory text is relevant for both the specialist and non-specialist psychology student, challenging those who studied psychology before university while remaining accessible to those who did not. The 2nd edition: Gives students a firm foundation in all areas covered on accredited British Psychological Society degree courses Includes new chapters on psychopathology, research methods, language, motivation and emotion, lifespan development, health psychology, forensic psychology and critical social psychology Relates theory to the real world to help students think about where they will employ their degree after undergraduate study Comes with a SAGE edge companion website with a suite of resources to enhance the learning experience (https://edge.sagepub.com/banyard2e)

CONTENTS

PART I: The Foundations of Modern Psychology: What We Know About Human BeingsChapter 1: Once Upon a Time...The Evolution of Human BehaviourChapter 2: How Psychology Became a ScienceChapter 3: Issues and Debates in PsychologyChapter 4: Doing Psychological ResearchPART II: Cognitive Psychology: How We Think and Make Sense of the WorldChapter 5: MemoryChapter 6: An Introduction to Sensation, Perception and AttentionChapter 7: Thinking and Problem SolvingChapter 8: LanguagePART III: Biological Psychology: How Our Brains Affect Our BehaviourChapter 9: The Human Nervous System: Functional AnatomyChapter 10: Communication within the BrainChapter 11: Brain and Behaviour: Sex DifferencesChapter 12: Motivation and EmotionPART IV: Social Psychology: How We Interact with Each OtherChapter 13: Behaviour within GroupsChapter 14: Behaviour between GroupsChapter 15: Social Judgements and BehaviourChapter 16: Critical Social PsychologyPART V: Developmental Psychology: How We Grow and ChangeChapter 17: Development during the Early YearsChapter 18: Development during the School YearsChapter 19: Atypical Child DevelopmentChapter 20: Adolescence, Adulthood and AgeingPART VI: The Psychology of Individual Differences: How We Know and Measure Our IndividualityChapter 21: PersonalityChapter 22: Intelligence: Measuring the MindChapter 23: SelfPART VII: Applied Psychology: How We Use PsychologyChapter 24: Psychopathology: Theories and CausesChapter 25: Psychological InterventionsChapter 26: Health PsychologyChapter 27: Forensic Psychology