The Psychology Book - DK

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Title
The Psychology Book - Big Ideas Simply Explained
Author
DK
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Dorling Kindersley
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20170221

How does memory work? Who is the "distractor" in your family? What was the "car crash" experiment?

The Psychology Bookis your visual guide to the complex and fascinating world of human behavior. Discover how we learn, become emotionally bonded with others, and develop coping mechanisms to deal with adversity, or conform in a group. Get to know key thinkers, from Freud and Jung to Elizabeth Loftus and Melanie Klein, and follow charts and timelines to make sense of it all and see how one theory influenced another.

With concise explanations of different schools of psychology including psychotherapy, cognitive psychology and behaviorism, this is an ideal reference whether you're a student, or a general reader. It's your authoritative guide to over 100 key ideas, theories and conditions, including the collective unconscious, the "selfish" gene, false memory, psychiatric disorders, and autism.

If you're fascinated by the human mind,The Psychology Bookis both an invaluable reference and illuminating read.

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"[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners." - Examiner.com

"The visual layout promotes browsing with illustrations, pull quotes, and simple mind maps to explain concepts quickly." - Library Journal

"Accessible guide to the great thinkers." - School Library Journal

Type
BOOK
Country of Publication
New York (State)
Number of Pages
352

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