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“As you read through the essays you will, I imagine, be struck by the sheer breadth of topics to which modern psychology has applied itself—from human perception to the use of memory in the courtroom, to teaching children how not to hate, and on and on. “ from the Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell Psychology and the Real World gives students the opportunity to learn about some of the most important psychology research of our time from the best possible sources—the actual scientists behind the studies that have not only reshaped our understanding of brain, mind, and behavior, but have significantly changed the way we live our lives. In Psychology and the Real World, each contribution is an original essay written exclusively for this project, with the “Who’s Who” gathering of authors explaining, clearly and passionately, the work they have pursued and what it means to us. With new and updated essays throughout, the new edition again exemplifies the broad scope and life-changing benefits of contemporary psychological science. The authors have volunteered their contributions and have agreed that royalties will go to FABBS to support their educational mission. The book is affordably priced to students whose instructors adopt one of Worth’s introductory psychology texts and Worth is returning all of the revenues so earned directly to FABBS.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: FABBS Foundation
Publisher: Worth Publishers
Release: 2014-12-19
File: 250 Pages
ISBN-13: 1464173958

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Most important psychological research is presented in the form of research papers. Students of psychology have long faced the problem of tracking down original research articles, which are generally scattered in hard-to-find journals (where they are usually rendered in tedious academic fashion) or presented in watered-down form in textbooks. In Introducing Psychological Research, Philip Banyard and Andrew Grayson have resolved this dilemma once and for all by providing detailed summaries and background information for sixty-four of the most influential studies in psychology. The collection includes pioneering work by Stanley Milgram, Philip Zimbardo, Henry Tajfel, B.F. Skinner, Niko Tinbergen, Sandra Bem, Carol Gilligan, Sigmund Freud, Albert Bandura, and many others. Among the ground-breaking trials highlighted are Piaget's cognitive approach, the jigsaw technique, the prison simulation, the Robber's Cave, and the Minimal Group Studies.

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Genre: Psychology
Author:
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Release: 2017-09-16
File: 506 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781349995783

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Instructor and student evaluations from coast to coast attest to the Dans' captivating writing. These award-winning bestselling authors know how to enthrall students with the subject they love best--psychology. But in the new edition of Introducing Psychology, they go even further to ensure that students won't commit one of the seven sins of memory--forgetting what they just read. Special Cue Questions and Critical Thinking questions give students the opportunity to process psychological concepts and aid their understanding and memory. And if you've ever heard someone parrot a widespread misconception, you'll welcome the new Changing Minds questions, short scenarios which ask students to confront common misunderstandings of psychological phenomena. Now the book that students love to read is as unforgettable as ever!

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Daniel L. Schacter
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
Release: 2012-09-15
File: 624 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781464138249

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What makes someone feel healthy? Why do some people respond differently under stress to others? Why don’t people always follow nursing advice? This second edition of Introducing Psychology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionalsprovides an accessible but thorough introduction to the key psychological theories and concepts which underpin nursing and healthcare, and clearly demonstrates how they can be applied in clinical practice. Using a research-led approach, each chapter guides you through important theories and topics in health psychology, such as lifespan and development, communication, and social processes, and helps you use your understanding to deliver better patient care.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Dominic Upton
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2013-11-26
File: 424 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781317902478

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Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Release: 2016-01-08
File: 506 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781349244836

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This book offers a student friendly review of recent research in the application of cognitive methods, theories and models to real-world scenarios.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Anthony Esgate
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release: 2005
File: 327 Pages
ISBN-13: 1841693189

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"This book is designed to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. The focus on behaviour and empiricism has produced a text that is better organized, has fewer chapters, and is somewhat shorter than many of the leading books. The beginning of each section includes learning objectives; throughout the body of each section are key terms in bold followed by their definitions in italics; key takeaways, and exercises and critical thinking activities end each section"--BCcampus website.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Charles Stangor
Publisher:
Release: 2014
File: 682 Pages
ISBN-13: 1936126494

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What is psychology? What constitutes psychological research? How is psychological research reported? This student-friendly textbook answers all these questions by clearly outlining the subject matter and research methods used in psychology for those who are new to the subject. A brief overview of the history of psychology is followed by chapters covering the core research areas defined by the British Psychological Society: Cognitive psychology Social psychology Developmental psychology Biological psychology Individual differences Clinical psychology Each chapter provides an overview of a major sub-discipline in psychology and introduces the key concepts in that area of research. For each topic, a summary of an original research paper is presented along with a running commentary which explains and evaluates the methods used. In order to help students, the book provides boxes, tables and glossaries of useful terms. There is also a helpful overview of the ethics of psychological research, as well as how the study of psychology might develop into a career. Introducing Psychology Through Researchis key reading for first year undergraduates in psychology, those taking an elective module in psychology and those studying psychology at AS or A2 Level and considering whether to study psychology at university.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Amanda Albon
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Release: 2007-02-01
File: 200 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780335229444

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Real World Psychology, 2nd Edition balances comprehensive coverage of the key concepts in introductory Psychology with a concise writing style and engages students with current and interesting research that explores these concepts in real-life contexts. Students will leave the course with an appreciation of how a basic knowledge of psychology can benefit them in their careers and daily lives.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Catherine A. Sanderson
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
Release: 2016-11-16
File: 560 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781119295068

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This textbook offers a survey of clinical psychology including its history, content, and professional functions.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Geoffrey P. Kramer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2019-08-31
File: 540 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781108705141

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