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McGraw-Hill Education / Europe, Middle East & Africa
Bremner, Andy / Sutherland, Ed / Vliek, Michael / Passer, Michael / Smith, Ronald
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Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour (häftad)

Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour

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Häftad Engelska, 2015-03-16
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psychology: the science of mind and behaviour is here with a new, fully updated and revised third edition. bringing new developments in the field and its renowned pedagogical design, the third edition offers an exciting and engaging introduction to the study of psychology.this books scientific approach, which brings together international research, practical application and the levels of analysis framework, encourages critical thinking about psychology and its impact on our daily lives.

key features:

  • fully updated research and data throughout the book as well as increased cross cultural references
  • restructured chapter 3 on Genes, Environment and Behaviour, which now starts with a discussion of Darwinian theory before moving on to Mendelian genetics
  • core subject updates such as DSM-5 for psychological disorders and imaging techniques on the brain are fully integrated
  • Revised and updated research close up boxes
  • current issues and hot topics such as, the study of happiness and schizophrenia, intelligence testing, the influence of the media and conflict and terrorism are discussed to prompt debates and questions facing psychologists today
  • New to this edition is recommended reading of both classic and contemporary studies at the end of chapters
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  1. Mycket bra
    Elin Bladmyr, 5 oktober 2017

    Bokens innehåll är intressant med mycket information och spännande exempel. Dock krävs bra kunskaper i engelska då den kan bli svår att förstå ibland.

  2. Suverän bok
    Anonym, 20 september 2016

    Det är en suveränt bra och intressant bok som tar upp psykologiämnet och dess historia. Den har ett bra kapitelupplägg som har sammanfattande återblickar och kapitelfrågor. Dock hade jag önskat ett hårt bokomslag för att underlätta läsning/hantering av den 2 kg tunga boken. Boken kan rekommenderas till alla psykologistuderande då den är oerhört omfattande.

  3. Tung
    Jenny Svensson, 28 oktober 2015

    Mycket bra innehåll men tyvärr är bokens form och vikt brutal vilket har resulterat i nackspärr samt utbrott över att det inte går att forsla den utan en gaffeltruck eller läsa den utan att en bodybuilder håller i den åt mig. Därför ska det bli ett sannt nöje att köra sida för sida i pappersstrimlaren när jag är klar med den!

  4. Superbra
    Anonym, 4 september 2015

    En rejäl bok med mycket intressant innehåll. Känns som att allt man vill veta står i denna bok! Prisvärd, enda minuset är att den är så stor att det blir jobbigt att bära med sig den så av praktiska skäl skulle man behöva både en fysisk och digital upplaga.

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Michael W. Passer, Ph.D., coordinates the introductory psychology program at the University of Washington, which enrolls about 2,500 students per year, and also is the faculty coordinator of training for new teaching assistants (TAs). He received his bachelors degree from the University of Rochester and his PhD in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a specialization in social psychology. Dr. Passer has been a faculty member at the University of Washington since 1977. A former Danforth Foundation Fellow and University of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award finalist, Dr. Passer has had a career-long love of teaching. Each academic year he teaches introductory psychology twice and a required pre-major course in research methods. Dr. Passer developed and teaches a graduate course on the Teaching of Psychology, which prepares students for careers in the college classroom, and also has taught courses in social psychology and attribution theory. He has published more than 20 scientific articles and chapters, primarily in the areas of attribution, stress, and anxiety, and has taught the introductory psychology course for 20 years.

Ronald E. Smith, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Psychology Training at the University of Washington, where he also has served as Area Head of the Social Psychology and Personality area. He received his bachelors degree from Marquette University and his PhD from Southern Illinois University, where he had dual specializations in clinical and physiological psychology. His major research interests are in anxiety, stress and coping, and in performance enhancement research and intervention. Dr. Smith is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. He received a Distinguished Alumnus Award from the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute for his contributions to the field of mental health. He has published more than 160 scientific articles and book chapters in his areas of interest and has authored or co-authored 23 books on introductory psychology, human performance enhancement, and personality, including Introduction to Personality: Toward an Integration, with Walter Mischel and Yuichi Shoda (Wiley, 2004). An award-winning teacher, he has more than 15 years of experience in teaching the introductory psychology course.


1. The Science of Psychology
2. Studying Behaviour Scientifically
3. Genes, Environment and Behaviour
4. The Brain and Behaviour
5. Sensation and Perception
6. Consciousness
7. Learning: The Role of Experience
8. Memory
9. Language and Thinking
10. Intelligence
11. Motivation and Emotion
12. Lifespan Development I: Physical and Cognitive Development
13. Lifespan Development II: Social and Emotional Development
14. Social Thinking and Behaviour
15. Personality
16. Health Psychology: Adjusting to Life
17. Psychological Disorders
18. Treatment of Psychological Disorders