Psychology: An International Perspective

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Taylor & Francis, 2004 - 984 pagina's
The following features will make Psychology: An International Perspectiveby Michael W. Eysenck the text of choice for introductory psychology courses throughout the world:

* GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
The typical US textbook gives undue attention to US research at the cost of important international studies. Psychology: An International Perspective provides balanced coverage of global research, particularly from the UK, Germany, Scandinavia, Holland, Australia and Canada, as well as the US.

* UNIQUE MULTIMEDIA SUPPLEMENTARY RESOURCES
∑ Tutor resources, available on CD-ROM. These include a PowerPoint lecture course and multiple-choice question test bank.
∑ Student resources on the web. Includes a unique 'Learning Reinforcement Program', which offers students a completely novel approach to study.
∑ Additional supplementary chapters on the web including chapters on Research Methods and a chapter on Auditory Perception.
These resource packages are free of charge to adopters of the text.

* AUTHORITATIVE, READABLE, SINGLE AUTHORED TEXT
Written by Michael W. Eysenck, one of the UK's most eminent psychologists. With extensive teaching and writing experience, Professor Eysenck has written a text that is both authoritative and accessible, coherent and integrated.

* PEDAGOGY
The book includes numerous pedagogical and illustrative features to enliven the text and facilitate learning. These include:
∑ Self-assessment questions.
∑ Evaluation sections with an emphasis on methodological and ethical issues to encourage critical thinking.
∑ Key term definitions.
∑ Key studies with discussion points.
∑ Humorous drawings and numerous graphs, flow charts, photos, and tables.
∑ Informative text boxes highlighting points of interest.
∑ A summary section and further reading at the end of each chapter.

* VALUE FOR MONEY
Only $39.95.95 for 992 pages of text, plus extensive supplementary resources free of charge to adopters.
 

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Inhoudsopgave

Preface
1
Introduction
3
BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
4
Biological bases of behaviour
29
Motivation and homeostasis
65
States of awareness
103
Emotion stress and coping 24 28 64
143
COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
189
Language 186 192 218 260 290 334 372 III INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
373
Intelligence
419
Personality 414 418
445
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
446
Specific abilities 15 Cognitive development General theories 16 Social development in evenyday life 17 Social development Attachments and friends...
482
Cognitive approaches to spcial psychology 19 Social behaviour and relationships
667
Group processes
719
Intergroup prodesses 628 632 666 718
762

Attention and performance limitations
193
Visual perception
219
Conditioning and learning
261
Human memory
291
Thinking
335
ABNORMAL PSYil old 22 Approaches to labnormality
795
Therapeutid apronches 790 794
854
References
887
Authorllide 949
897
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Over de auteur (2004)

Michael W. Eysenck is one of the best-known British psychologists. He is Professor of Psychology and head of the psychology department at Royal Holloway University of London, which is one of the leading departments in the United Kingdom. His academic interests lie mainly in cognitive psychology, with much of his research focusing on the role of cognitive factors in anxiety in normal and clinical populations. He supports Crystal Palace football club.

He has written nearly 30 books over the years. His previous textbooks published by Psychology Press include Simply Psychology (1996, 2002), Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook (2000, 2005, with Mark Keane), Psychology for AS Level (2000 with Cara Flanagan, 2003), Principles of Cognitive Psychology (1993, 2001), Psychology for A2 Level (2001, with Cara Flanagan), Key Topics in A2 Psychology (2003), and Psychology: A Student's Handbook (2000). He has also written the research monographs Anxiety and Cognition: A Unified Theory (1997) and Anxiety: The Cognitive Perspective (1992), along with the popular title Happiness: Facts and Myths (1990). He has lived with his wife Christine in Wimbledon, south-west London, for the past 30 years.

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