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Julia C. Berryman - Psychology and You: An Informal Introduction - 9781405126984 - V9781405126984
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Psychology and You: An Informal Introduction

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Description for Psychology and You: An Informal Introduction Paperback. The new edition of this best-selling text continues to provide a general, wide-ranging introduction to psychology which is unique in the way that it explains psychological concepts in relation to people's behaviour and their everyday lives. Num Pages: 272 pages, 42 illustrations. BIC Classification: JM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 245 x 171 x 14. Weight in Grams: 470.

The new edition of this best-selling text continues to provide a general, wide-ranging introduction to psychology which is unique in the way that it explains psychological concepts in relation to people's behaviour and their everyday lives. Many of the key areas in contemporary psychology are covered to whet the appetites of students new to psychology, and the book provides an excellent grounding in key areas. All-new changes for this edition include:

  • Increased conciseness in writing style and structure;
  • Improved design, and better and more illustrations;
  • Three brand new chapters, covering the brain, health psychology and careers in psychology;
  • Regular 'methodology' boxes, aimed at ... Read more
  • Combination and re-ordering of topics to enable a smoother transition between chapters;
  • More in-chapter exercises to illustrate or develop specific themes.
  • More examples from everyday life to give real-life relevance to psychological research;
  • Fully referenced material, without the text itself being hindered by long lists of authors; all references are listed by chapter at the end of the book.

A lively, informative and accessible read, Psychology and You is the perfect taster for students new to psychology.

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Product Details

Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
Weight
470g
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
Hoboken, United States
ISBN
9781405126984
SKU
V9781405126984
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Julia C. Berryman
Julia C. Berryman is a Chartered Psychologist, and Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Leicester. Elizabeth M. Ockleford is at the Department of Health Sciences and is Honorary Lecturer in Psychology, University of Leicester, and Associate Lecturer at the Open University. She is a Chartered Psychologist. Kevin Howells is a Chartered Clinical and Forensic ... Read more

Reviews for Psychology and You: An Informal Introduction
Reviews of previous editions: "an excellent bridge between lay or media interest in psychology, and the more conventional introductory text" Psychology News "an ideal text for adult learners either in a classroom situation or as independent learners" Australian Journal of Psychology "[the authors] present their subject in a readable and engaging ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Psychology and You: An Informal Introduction


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