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Psychology : the adaptive mind

Author: James S Nairne
Publisher: Australia ; Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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[In this book, the author] focus[es] extensively on the function and purpose of psychological processes. Instead of leading with the facts and methods specific to a topic, [he] introduce[s] each topic as a kind of "solution" to a pressing environmental or conceptual challenge.-Pref.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James S Nairne
ISBN: 0495031623 9780495031628 049503150X 9780495031505 9780534605384 0534605389
OCLC Number: 61361417
Description: xxvii, 665 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction to psychology --
Tools of psychological research --
Biological processes --
Human development --
Sensation and perception --
Consciousness --
Learning from experience --
Memory --
Language and thought --
Intelligence --
Motivation and emotion --
Personality --
Social psychology --
Psychological disorders --
Therapy --
Stress and health --
Brief contents.
Responsibility: James S. Nairne.

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Rather than focusing on the content of psychology - the "what" - this book infuses each chapter with the "why," - explaining how our thoughts and actions help us solve the problems we encounter every  Read more...

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