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Psych 101 : psychology facts, basics, statistics, tests, and more!

Author: Paul Kleinman
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy theories, principles, and experiments of psychology into tedious discourse that even Freud would want to repress. Psych 101 cuts out the boring details and statistics, and instead, gives you a lesson in psychology that keeps you engaged - and your synapses firing. From personality quizzes and the Rorschach Blot Test to B.F. Skinner and the stages of development, this primer  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Kleinman
ISBN: 9781440543906 1440543909 9781440543937 1440543933
OCLC Number: 788277118
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 288 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction: What is psychology? --
Ivan Pavlov --
B.F. Skinner --
Sigmund Freud --
Anna Freud --
Lawrence Kohlberg --
Stanley Milgram --
Alfred Adler --
Basic theories on groups --
Philip Zimbardo --
Solomon Asch --
John B. Watson --
Hermann Rorschach --
Visual perception --
Gestalt psychology --
Cognitive dissonance theory --
Drive reduction theory --
Harry Harlow --
Jean Piaget --
Albert Bandura --
Carl Rogers --
Abraham Maslow --
Theories of intelligence --
Kurt Lewin --
Carl [Gustaf] Jung --
Henry Murray --
Left and right brain --
Love --
Karen Horney --
John Bowlby --
Attribution theory --
Emotion --
Personality --
Leadership theories --
Dreams --
Art therapy --
Hypnosis --
Albert Ellis --
Cognitive behavioral theory --
Heuristics --
Harry Stack Sullivan --
The magical number seven, plus or minus two --
Erich Fromm --
The Good Samaritan experiment --
Personality disorders --
Dissociative disorders --
The [David] Rosenhan experiment --
David Kolb's learning styles --
Anxiety disorders --
Mary Ainsworth and strange situations --
Mood disorders --
Lev Vygotsky --
Somatoform disorders --
False consensus and uniqueness effects --
Stress --
Self-discrepancy theory.
Other Titles: Psych 101 : a crash course in the science of the mind
Responsibility: Paul Kleinman.

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Psych 101 cuts out the boring details and statistics, and instead, provides readers with a hands-on lesson in psychology. Featuring stimulating elements and only the most important psychology facts,  Read more...

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