AuthorGross, Richard D
TitlePsychology : the science of mind and behaviour / Richard Gross
Imprint London : Hodder Arnold, 2005
Edition 5th ed.
Descript xiii, 1007 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)

CONTENT

Nature and scope of psychology: What is this thing called psychology? ; THeoretical approaches to psychology ; Psychology as a science -- Biological basis of behaviour and experience: Nervous system ; Sensory processes ; Parapsychology ; States of consciousness and bodily rhythms ; Substance dependence and abuse ; Motivation ; Emotion ; Learning and conditioning ; Application: health psychology -- Cognitive psychology: Attention and performance ; Pattern recognition ; Perception: processes and theories ; Development of perceptual abilities ; Memory and forgetting ; Language, thought and culture ; Language acquisition ; Problem-solving, decision-making and artificial intelligence ; Application: cognition and the law -- Social psychology: Social perception ; Attibution ; Attitudes and attitude change ; Prejudice and discrimianation ; Comformity and group influnce ; Obedience ; Interpersonal relationships ; Aggression and antisocial behaviour ; Alturusm and prosocial behaviour ; Application: the social psychology of sport -- Developmental psychology: Early experience and social development ; Development of the self-concept ; Cognitive development ; Moral development ; Gender development ; Adolescemce ; Adulthood ; Old age ; Application: exceptional development -- Individual differences: Intelligence ; Personality ; Psychological abnormality: definitions and classification ; Psychopathology ; Treatments and therapies ; Application: ciminological psychology -- Issues and debates: Blas in psychological theory and research ; Ethical issues in psychology ; Free will and deferminism, and reductionism ; Nature and nature


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