Dreams puzzled early man, Greek philosophers spun elaborate theories to explain human memory and perception, Descartes postulated that the brain was filled with animal spirits, and psychology was officially deemed a science in the 19th century. In AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY, author B.R. Hergenhahn shows you that most of the concerns of contemporary psychologists are manifestations of themes that have been part of psychology for hundreds--or even thousands--of years. The book's numerous photographs and learning tools, along with its coverage of fascinating figures in psychology, engage you and will help you understand the material in each chapter. Chapter summaries, discussion questions, end-of-chapter glossaries, and a Book Companion Website will all help you prepare for success on your next exam. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
In 1976, a small group of psychologists urged that more research be done on aspects of health and health care outside the domain of mental health. Today, health psychology is one of the fastest growing divisions of the American Psychological Association; journals and textbooks in increasing numbers are another signal of rapid growth in this field.
Introductory texts in psychology present an opportunity to discover reasons for human behaviour and address the issues which impact upon their behaviour. This first Australian and New Zealand adaptation of the well respected Psychology 9th edition, by Bernstein et al. continues to strike a balance between classical and contemporary topics with an easy to read, comprehensive, research-oriented approach. The text takes an active learning approach with the use of hallmark pedagogical features such as Linkages, Focus on Research Methods, and Thinking Critically. Features enriching this adaptation include research, issues and examples of psychology relevant to the Australian and New Zealand regional perspective; indigenous research; graduate attributes and psychological literacy sections; other cultural and international considerations, and extended online appendices for searching psychology databases and careers in psychology.
AQA Psychology B is the only set of resources to have been developed with, and exclusively endorsed by AQA, making them the first choice to support AQA's 2008/2009 specifications for AS and A2. Get the most from your AQA Psychology B AS Studenta s Book with blended online resources delivered via kerboodle! You can personalise your studentsa learning and track their progress online, whilst giving them the benefit of 24-hour access. Additional Information: Case studies WebQuests Interactive activities Exam question practice... and much, much more!
AQA Psychology B is the only set of resources to have been developed with, and exclusively endorsed by AQA, making them the first choice to support AQA's 2008/2009 specifications for AS and A2. Get the most from your AQA A2 Psychology B Studenta s Book with blended online resources delivered via kerboodle! You can personalise your studentsa learning and track their progress online, whilst giving them the benefit of 24-hour access.. Additional Information: WebQuests Case studies Revision quizzes Exam question practice... and much, much more!
Within the field of psychology, community psychology specifically challenges traditional ways of thinking by considering people as embedded in ecological systems. It also recognizes that the links between persons and settings may be as important as either factor alone. Many of the important writings in this field have been presented in the American Journal of Community Psychology . As such, the intellectual history of community psychology has been presented in this journal. This work contains original research from the first 25 years of the journal, selected to reflect community psychology's rich tradition of theory, empirical research, action, and innovative methods. The articles included reflect both the enduring values of the field and data that sparked the field to move forward. This volume will be of interest to community mental health workers, social science and social work researchers, health care professionals, policy makers, and educators in the fields of community and preventative psychology.
Written by a senior examiner, Sue Standring, this AQA(B) AS Psychology Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit 2: Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology and Individual Differences.This full-colour book includes all you need to know to prepare for your unit exam: clear guidance on the content of the unit, with topic summaries, knowledge check questions and a quick-reference index examiner's advice throughout, so you will know what to expect in the exam and will be able to demonstrate the skills required exam-style questions, with graded student responses, so you can see clearly what is required to get a better grade