Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume in this series provides trenchant and provocative--yet always balanced and complete--discussions of the central issues in a given discipline or field. Accessibly written and assuming no previous knowledge of the subject, it encourages the listener to think clearly and critically about the leading political questions of our time. But what exactly are psychologists trying to do? In Psychology: A Very Short Introduction, Dr. Until recently it was not possible to study the living human brain directly, so psychologists studied our behavior, and used their observations to derive hypotheses about what was going on inside. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Edward Craig argues that philosophy is not an activity born from another planet; learning about it is just a matter of broadening and deepening what most of us do already.
Advances in neuroscience and psychology — including evolutionary psychology and cognitive psychology — provide a greater understanding of the workings of the brain and human behaviour. It's well structured and written, a great book to start with for anyone interested in psychology. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. The book ties the story of psychology together fairly well, presents different theories with equal treatment, and the graphs , diagrams and pictures throughout the book are quite useful. How do we use what's in the mind - thinking reasoning and communicating? How do we influence each other? There are many difficult moments in the history of psychology, which must be understood in their historical context, and are difficult to discuss with a layperson, but this book does a good job at objectively showing what just happened and why. Regardless, improving nutrition could be an easy life improvement for me.
Psychology influences the way we think about everything, from education and intelligence to relationships and advertising. Still loads learns from it. Psychology: A Very Short Introduction explores some of psychology's leading ideas and their practical relevance by looking at normal and abnormal behaviour, perception, attention, memory, and intelligence. Một bộ môn khoa học nghiêm cứu về tâm lý con người làm tôi vẫn thắc mắc những câu hỏi: Ai đã tạo ra sự sống? I am indebted to her for this admirable piece of work. This book is a good, cursory introduction to several topics in psychology. This book provides an understanding of some of psychology's leading ideas and their practical relevance, making it a stimulating introduction for anyone interested in understanding the human mind. It starts with What is Psychology? Why do our fears persist? Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman for a journey into the questions at the heart of our existence.
This book stimulated my interest in psychology and I can say that i will surely read more books on the subject. Suggested Further Reading: Perspectives on Psychology Eysenck, M. From its beginnings as a theory of neurosis Freud developed psychoanalysis into a general psychology, which became widely accepted as the predominant mode of discussing personality and interpersonal relationships. About this Item: Oxford University Press, 2000. And it seems related to meditation—observing feelings without labeling them, or observing the labels we are quick to attach. How do we influence each other? All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Điều gì đi vào não người? At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. What stays in the mind - learning and memory? I wanted a book that would concisely and persuasively teach me established psychological findings.
All pages and cover are intact including the dust cover, if applicable. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. In this new edition, Gillian Butler and Freda McManus explore a variety of new topics and ways of studying the brain. Agree with another reviewer that they did not mention many famous or influential psychologists, but only realized this in hindsight. It is not easy to write this type of books and it is difficult to absorb all the richness of a field.
What scientific grounding do they have for their approach? And of course even if it was shown, would it be helpful? About this Item: Oxford University Press 2000-06-15, 2000. Either way, believing that parents are rigid because of their age could be beneficial in spite of its truth, as it might reduce intergenerational conflict. How do we know if we are not normal? Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam. The books leaves a reader with this urgent feeling to find out more about the topic as soon as possible, and for sure it is a good start to look for some interesting case studies and experiments. Exploring some of the most important advances and developments in psychology - from evolutionary psychology and issues surrounding adolescence and aggression to cognitive psychology - this is a stimulating introductionfor anyone interested in understanding the human mind. Thinking, Reasoning and Communicating 5. I can see how this would be true.
But what exactly are psychologists trying to do? Minimal signs of usage may include very minor creasing on the cover or on the spine. People readily behave as amateur psychologists, offering explanations for what we think, feel, and do. A selection of further reading; Index. Tracking is not available for orders shipped outside of the United States. Says the idea that older people are more rigid is a mostly untrue stereotype—really? This paradigm shift has far-reaching implications not only for psychology but also medicine, the legal system, airport security, child-rearing, and even meditation. Topics: defining psychology, perception, learning and memory, reasoning and communicating, motivation and emotion, developmental psychology, individual differences, abnormal psychology, social psychology, utility of psychology. This introduction takes a very concise look at psychology; the usual ahistorical approach is thankfully not present here, and neither is the ideological homogeneity lack of diversity of viewpoints that characterized other historical accounts of this challenging science.
How common are anxiety disorders, and which treatments are most effective? Exploring some of the most important advances and developments in psychology - from evolutionary psychology and issues surrounding adolescence and aggression to cognitive psychology - this is a stimulating introduction for anyone interested in understanding the human mind. Freda McManus provide an understanding of some of psychology's leading ideas and their practical relevance. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable. But what exactly are psychologists trying to do? In his personal foreword, he wrote: 'Mrs Frieda Fordham has undertaken the by no means easy task of producing a readable resumé of all my various attempts at a better and more comprehensive understanding of the human psyche. In fact, second-borns may be more successful in the long run. That brings to mind another important topic in addition to race: truth and lying.