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Introduction To Psychology

by Ilona Roth | 25 December 1990
PAPERBACK
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This two volume text provides a comprehensive introduction to the issues, theories and methods of psychology, including both classic approaches and recent research. The areas covered range from the intellectual, social and emotional development of the child to the ways in which adults perceive, attend, remember and communicate; from Freud's psychoanalytic framework to the work of present day psychologists; from debates about the scientific status of psychology to the special problems which the study of people poses for psychologists. Each chapter presents important issues in depth, highlighting controversies while showing that they rarely have neat solutions. Throughout, emphasis is given to the contrasting levels of analysis which contribute to the understanding of psychological functioning, from fundamental biological processes to complex social interactions. While prepared for the Open University course "Introduction to Psychology" these volumes will provide an excellent introduction to students of psychology at other universities and colleges. The text incorporates the best of the Open University's tried and tested teaching methods, and particular importance is placed on encouraging the reader's active participation, making the books enjoyable and stimulating as well as informative. The text is divided into eight sections comprising eighteen
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This two volume text provides a comprehensive introduction to the issues, theories and methods of psychology, including both classic approaches and recent research. The areas covered range from the intellectual, social and emotional development of the child to the ways in which adults perceive, attend, remember and communicate; from Freud's psychoanalytic framework to the work of present day psychologists; from debates about the scientific status of psychology to the special problems which the study of people poses for psychologists. Each chapter presents important issues in depth, highlighting controversies while showing that they rarely have neat solutions. Throughout, emphasis is given to the contrasting levels of analysis which contribute to the understanding of psychological functioning, from fundamental biological processes to complex social interactions. While prepared for the Open University course "Introduction to Psychology" these volumes will provide an excellent introduction to students of psychology at other universities and colleges. The text incorporates the best of the Open University's tried and tested teaching methods, and particular importance is placed on encouraging the reader's active participation, making the books enjoyable and stimulating as well as informative. The text is divided into eight sections comprising eighteen
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Product Details

ISBN - 9780863771385
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 25/12/1990
Categories - All, Books, Education, Psychology Academic
No. of Pages - 488
Weight - 1310
Edition - 1st edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 25
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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