Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour 7th Edition
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We publish textbooks, revision guides, workbooks and more for pupils aged 11–19+ who are studying for GCSEs, A-levels and many other qualifications. The text adopts a critical approach to ‘mainstream Psychology’, attempting to identify and challenge some of the underlying assumptions that are traditionally made about ‘human nature’ and how it can be investigated in ways based on the scientific study of the natural world. The human brain was designed by the same natural forces that shaped other natural phenomena, but it is a brain designed to think, learn, and construct cultures. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. According to Rosenberg and Hovland (1960), attitudes are ‘predispositions to respond to some class of stimuli with certain classes of response’.
Just as Gross the book 'does everything', this comprehensive online resources package will help students to learn, and course leaders to deliver that learning.
Build a solid foundation for students to develop the skills and knowledge they need to progress with the updated edition of Richard Gross's best-selling introduction to Psychology. manageable units through features such as: Key Study Boxes which summarise influential classic and contemporary studies, Critical/Topical Discussion Boxes which place topics in context, relating them to current social debates (e. This 8th edition of Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour is the essential guide to studying Psychology, helping over half a million students during its 30 years of publication.
This thoroughly updated edition is colorful, engaging, and packed with features that help students to understand and evaluate classic and contemporary Psychology.What is also certain is that differences among children in the nature of their relationships with others can have profound implications for the particular developmental path that each child embarks upon .
Seriously out of all the books I purchased this one has been dragged out for nearly every assignment that I have done! Provides the essential foundation for psychology students, this is a revised and updated version of the most trusted introduction written by the bestselling psychology author Richard Gross. As a very large field, it's impossible to have a textbook that dives too deep into anything, but this made a good job of having a sufficient overview. Rather than having to choose between our common-sense understanding of people and the ‘scientific’ version, Psychology as a scientific discipline can be seen as complementing and illuminating our ‘everyday’ psychological knowledge. and field trips (except the one where we went to see the 'best man at Oxford's speech)shameless self promotion there .The study of motivation is the study of all those pushes and prods – biological, social, and psychological – that defeat our laziness and move us, either eagerly or reluctantly, to action. Without memory, we would be servants of the moment, with nothing but our innate reflexes to help us deal with the world.