- Author: Richard Gross
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Hodder Education
- Published: 30 April 2010
- ISBN: 9781444108316
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Help students to understand and evaluate classic and contemporary Psychology with the best-selling textbook from Gross, that is still setting the standard, 500,000 students later. Gross is the 'bible' for students of Psychology and anyone in related fields such as Counselling, Nursing and Social Work who needs a reliable, catch-all text. All the major domains of Psychology are covered in detail across 50 manageable chapters that will help you get to grips with anything from the nervous system to memory, from attachment to personality, and everything in-between. A final section on issues and debates allows students to cast a critical eye on the research process, to explore the nature of Psychology as an evolving science, and understand some of the ethical issues faced by Psychologists. - Brings contemporary Psychology alive with double-page features which showcase contributions from Psychology's leading figures - Builds understanding and knowledge with Introductions and Summaries, Ask Yourself Questions, Key Studies, Critical and Cross-Cultural material - Enables students to be completely prepared for assessment with improved coverage throughout of work from neuroscience, neuropsychology and evolutionary psychology - Helps more able students get better grades by explicitly linking different areas of Psychology CONTENTS: Part 1: The Nature and Scope of Psychology Part 2: The Biological Basis of Behaviour and Experience Part 3: Cognitive Psychology Part 4: Social Psychology Part 5: Developmental Psychology Part 6: Individual Differences Part 7: Issues and Debates
Richard Gross is the foremost author of psychology textbooks in Britain. His best-selling books include Themes, Issues and Debates in Psychology, 3rd edition, Key Studies in Psychology, AQA(A) Psychology for A2 and Psychology for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals: Applying Theory to Practice