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Psychology for dummies

Author: Adam Cash, (Psychologist)
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, ©2013.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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A user-friendly guide to the basics of human behavior and mental processes. Cash cuts through the jargon to explain what psychology is all about and what it tells you about why you do the things you do.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Cash, (Psychologist)
ISBN: 1118603591 9781118603598
OCLC Number: 824530592
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Getting started with psychology --
Picking your brain (and body) --
Thinking and feeling and acting --
Me, you, and everything in between --
Building a better you --
The part of tens. Part 1: Getting started with psychology. --
1. Seeing the purpose of psychology --
2. Making sense of what people do: psychology essentials --
Part 2: Picking your brain (and body) --
3. Hardware, software, and wetware --
4. Conscious beings --
5. Getting sensitive --
Part 3: Thinking and feeling and acting. --
6. Thinking and speaking --
7. How does that make you feel? --
8. Barking up the learning tree: dogs, cats, and rats --
Part 4: Me, you, and everything in between. --
9. Developing an award-winning personality --
10. Catching the first boat off isolation island --
11. Conforming like a contortionist: social psychology --
12. Growing up with psychology --
13. Modern abnormal psychology --
Part 5: Building a better you. --
14. Assessing the problem and testing the psyche --
15. Getting comfy on the couch --
16. Changing behavior, changing thinking --
17. Being a person is tough: client-centered and existential therapies --
18. Stress, illness, growth, and strength --
Part 6: The part of tens. --
19. Ten tips for maintaining psychological health --
20. Ten great psychological movies.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Adam Cash.
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