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The complete idiot's guide to psychology

Author: Joni E Johnston
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to psychology that explains basic psychological theories and principles, describes the different types of therapies, and profiles the most influential psychologists.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johnston, Joni E., 1960-
Complete idiot's guide to psychology.
Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, ©2000
(DLC) 00701275
(OCoLC)43373172
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joni E Johnston
ISBN: 0585278865 9780585278865 9780028636382 0028636384 9780786542642 0786542640 9781101198858 1101198850
OCLC Number: 45727725
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 454 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Putting It in Perspective --
A Little Psychological Insight --
An Alienating Experience --
What's Psychology? --
Try This at Home --
A Day in the Life of a Shrink --
"Doing" Psychology --
Methods to Studying Madness --
Ethical Dilemmas --
Multiple Perspective Disorder --
Psychology in Action --
Bio Psycho What? --
You Are What You Think? --
It's Evolutionary, My Dear Watson --
The Headquarters of Human Behavior --
Get Your Brain Organized --
Left Brain, Right Brain --
Meet the Mother Lobes --
Working with Half a Brain --
You've Got a Lot of Nerve --
No Pain, No Gain --
Speedy Delivery --
Doing the Neuron Dance --
Synaptically Speaking --
Blame It on Your Hormones --
The Brain Doesn't Mind --
The Chicken or the Egg? --
Dancing with Wolves --
Nature or Nurture --
Asking the Right Questions --
What Twins Tell Us --
Family Genes and Other Heirlooms --
Dominating Genes --
Don't Blame Your Genes --
Typical Human Behavior --
Evolutionary Theory Gone Awry --
Home, Sweet Home --
Baby Builds on Blueprints --
Let's Try Getting "Normal" for a Change --
The Parental Part of the Equation --
Nature? Nurture? It's Both! --
It's Only a Stage --
It's a Dog's Life --
The Development of Child Development --
Studying Bored Babes --
Fast Learners and Good Teachers --
Learning Baby Talk --
LADS and LASSes --
Listen and Learn --
The Child Psychologist --
Putting Our Thinking Caps On --
Performing on Stage --
The Human Computer --
Speak Before You Think--or Vice Versa --
The Moral of the Story --
Empathetically Yours.
Other Titles: Psychology
Responsibility: by Joni E. Johnston.
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