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Approaches to Psychology

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ISBN-10: 0335228852

ISBN-13: 9780335228850

Edition: 5th 2008

Authors: William E. Glassman, Marilyn Hadad

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Approaches to Psychologyprovides a contemporary, accessible and coherent introduction to the field of psychology, from its origins to the present, and shows the contribution of psychology in understanding human behaviour and experience...The book introduces students to the five core conceptual frameworks (or approaches) to psychology: biological, behaviourist, cognitive, psychodynamic and humanistic. The methods, theories and assumptions of each approach are explored so that the reader builds an understanding of psychology as it applies to human development, social and abnormal behaviour...New to this edition: .. Sections on emerging topics such as coaching psychology, positive psychology,…    
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Book details

List price: $64.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 12/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Ian Thompson is Visiting Professor at Edge Hill University, UK, and was a member of the Advisory Group for the National Numeracy Project, to which he was seconded for two years.

Behaviour and Psychology
The Biological Approach
The Behaviourist Approach
The Cognitive Approach
The Psychodynamic Approach
The Humanistic Approach
Perspectives on Development
Perspectives on Social Behaviour
Perspectives on Abnormal Behaviour
Psychology in Perspective
Appendix: Experimental methods and statistics