Description

Approaches to Psychology provides a contemporary, accessible and coherent introduction to the field of psychology, from its origins to the present, and shows the contribution of psychology in understanding human behaviour and experience. The book introduces students to the five core conceptual frameworks (or approaches) to psychology: biological, behaviourist, cognitive, psychodynamic and humanistic. The methods, theories and assumptions of each approach are explored so that the reader builds an understanding of psychology as it applies to human development, social and abnormal behaviour.


Key Features:-

  • Key Thinker boxes give a brief overview of the work of a notable psychologist and their key contribu
  • Putting it all Together discussions at the end of chapters encourage critical thinking by illustrati
  • A review of key research methods provides students with the tools to conduct their own research
  • Superb pedagogy aids learning through discussion points and queries, chapter summaries, definitions

More Details about Approaches To Psychology 5E

General Information  
Author(s)Glassman
PublisherMcGraw Hill
ISBN9780070700611
Pages614
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2009