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Psychology : a very short introduction

Author: Gillian Butler; Freda McManus
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Very short introductions, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Explores some of psychology's leading ideas and their practical relevance.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Butler; Freda McManus
ISBN: 9780199670420 0199670420
OCLC Number: 898752382
Notes: "Fully updated new edition"--Label on cover.
Description: xiv, 148 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: What is psychology? How do you study it? --
What gets into our minds? Perception --
What stays in the mind? Learning and memory --
How do we use what is in the mind? Thinking, reasoning, and communicating --
Why do we do what we do? Motivation and emotion --
Is there a set pattern? Developmental psychology --
Can we categorize people? Individual differences --
What happens when things go wrong? Abnormal psychology --
How do we influence each other? Social psychology --
What is psychology for?
Series Title: Very short introductions, 6.
Responsibility: Gillian Butler and Freda McManus.

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