Essential Psychology


Author: Philip Banyard,Gayle Dillon,Christine Norman,Belinda Winder
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473917182
Category: Psychology
Page: 600
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Essential Psychology returns for a second edition with a vivid narrative writing style for undergraduates, features designed to stimulate critical thinking and inspire students to learn independently, and an expanded companion website full of useful resources for lecturers and students. This comprehensive introductory text is relevant for both the specialist and non-specialist psychology student, challenging those who studied psychology before university while remaining accessible to those who did not. The 2nd edition: Gives students a firm foundation in all areas covered on accredited British Psychological Society degree courses Includes new chapters on psychopathology, research methods, language, motivation and emotion, lifespan development, health psychology, forensic psychology and critical social psychology Relates theory to the real world to help students think about where they will employ their degree after undergraduate study Comes with a SAGE edge companion website with a suite of resources to enhance the learning experience (https://edge.sagepub.com/banyard2e)

Essential Psychology

A Concise Introduction
Author: Mark N. O. Davies,Philip Banyard,Christine Norman,Belinda Winder
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1847875378
Category: Psychology
Page: 472
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Essential Psychology: A Core Textbook offers both the specialist and non-specialist Psychology student the perfect companion at an affordable price. It represents a fresh alternative to the range of expensive, American-oriented titles on the market that are full of topics you need but also many you don’t need on your course. Written by a UK team of authors, it spans 18 accessibly-sized chapters but concentrates on the six fundamental topic areas that are taught at introductory level in the UK – Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Biological Psychology Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology & The Psychology of Individual Differences – batching them into sections of 3 chapters each. The textbook is: stylish and presented in full color has an abundance of learning features to make your studies enjoyable and fruitful includes a companion website (www.sagepub.co.uk./banyard) with a host of lecturer and student-focused material to assist both teaching and learning

Essential Psychology , A Concise Introduction

Psychology, Psychology
Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1467225819
Category: Education
Page: 358
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Essential Psychology , A Concise Introduction. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Essential Psychology


Author: R.B. Burns
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0585306656
Category: Psychology
Page: 370
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While this book is concerned with psychology let no reader believe that after studying it he or she will be a budding psychologist. Only those elements of psychology which are central to the adequate functioning of the professional in the health and allied caring services are covered. Many popular topics, such as intelligence, memory, concept formation, will not be found within the covers of this book. The objective of this book is to enable those professionals who have responsibility for the well-being, health and care of others to develop insight into and to become more empathetic to the needs, motivations, feelings and behaviour of their charges. An ancillary objective is that the readers too might come to understand a little more about their own behaviour, particularly in relation to their work situation. Patients in hospital, children in residential care, the elderly in the old folks' home are all perceiving and thinking organisms, not merely interesting medical cases, a classical set of symptoms, a collection of statistics or a bulging case file. Every person, whether professional or client, is affected by the way others respond to them, by the feelings each has for the other, by the non-verbal signals of eye contact, smile, and voice tone, etc.

Essential Psychology


Author: G. C. Davenport
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780003278576
Category: Psychology
Page: 420
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Essential Psychology for Nurses and Other Health Professionals


Author: Graham Russell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134659237
Category: Medical
Page: 248
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This text examines the concepts which are fundamental to everyday nursing practice. Understanding how individuals function psychologically in health and illness is vital to providing appropriate care for all patients and clients. Assuming no previous knowledge of the subject, the author explores the basis of individual psychology focusing on personality traits, beliefs systems, body-image and self-esteem. Periods of illness are seen as psychologically demanding events which individuals cope with in different ways. The book considers how we recognize and interpret the signs and symptoms of illness in ourselves, what influences the decision to seek help and whether or not we comply with advice from health professionals. The contribution of psychological factors to physical wellbeing is also examined and the link between psychological theory and patient care is examined throughout the book. With scenarios and questions to help the reader apply the concepts to nursing practice Essential Psychology for Nurses provides an excellent introduction to the subject for pre-registration students and those studying psychological concepts in relation to health care.

Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications


Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337515418
Category: Education
Page: 688
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ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, 5th Edition retains the hallmark features and pedagogical aids that have made this text unique in presenting the foundations of psychology in a manageable, reader-friendly format. Students gain a broad view of psychology and see applications of the knowledge gained from contemporary research to the problems and challenges we face in today's world. Nevid's comprehensive learning system, derived from research on memory, learning, and textbook pedagogy, is featured throughout. This model incorporates the Four E's of Effective Learning -- Engaging Student Interest, Encoding Information, Elaborating Meaning, and Evaluating Progress. Thoroughly updated with recent research developments, this edition also features an expanded focus on psychology in the digital world -- a topic students are sure to find fascinating and relevant. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essential Psychology Looseleaf, Custom Publication


Author: Jeffrey S. Nevid
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
ISBN: 9780618645541
Category: Psychology
Page: N.A
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Der Luzifer-Effekt

Die Macht der Umstände und die Psychologie des Bösen
Author: Philip G. Zimbardo
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783662533253
Category: Psychology
Page: 504
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Was bringt gute Menschen dazu, Böses zu tun? Wie können normale Bürger dazu verleitet werden, unmoralisch zu handeln? Wo liegt die Grenze zwischen Gut und Böse, und wer läuft Gefahr, sie zu überschreiten? Mit Der Luzifer-Effekt hat der renommierte amerikanische Sozialpsychologe Philip Zimbardo ein bedeutendes und brisantes Buch vorgelegt. Es schlägt den Bogen von den Details des weltberühmten Stanford Prison Experiment bis zu den grausamen Geschehnissen im Gefängnis von Abu Ghraib im Irak, und es offenbart verstörende Wahrheiten: über physische und psychische Gewalt, über Misshandlungen und Folter, über Kriegsverbrechen und Massenmorde – und über die Menschen, die sie ausführen, anordnen, ermöglichen oder zulassen. Zimbardos These: Nicht die Veranlagung bringt gute Menschen dazu, Böses zu tun, sondern die Situation, in der sie sich befinden oder in die man sie versetzt. Die Macht der Umstände schafft Täter und Opfer, und in oft diffusen Verantwortungsgeflechten verlieren moralische Maßstäbe allzu leicht ihr Fundament. Bei aller Beklemmung, die die Lektüre dieser ungemein detailreichen Studie unweigerlich auslöst, öffnet das Buch aber auch ein Fenster der Hoffnung: So wie man Situationen schaffen kann, die Menschen zum Bösen verführen, so können auch Zivilcourage und heldenhaftes Verhalten durch geeignete Rahmenbedingungen und gesellschaftliche Weichenstellungen gefördert werden. Der „Banalität des Bösen" setzt Zimbardo die „Banalität des Heldentums" entgegen. Ein beeindruckendes Stück Forschung zur Natur des Bösen und zu den Systemen und Situationen, die es entfesseln. Observer Eine Reise in Herz und Gehirn der Finsternis. Focus online Ein notwendiges und wichtiges Buch. Gehirn und Geist Ein fesselnder, gleichwohl erschreckender Blick auf unsere dunkle Seite ... Für alle, die sich fragen, wie Böses entsteht und bekämpft werden kann. Emotion Pflichtlektüre nicht nur für Sozialwissenschaftler, sondern auch für Politiker, Entscheidungsträger und Erzieher. American Scientist

Essentials of Psychology


Author: Saul M. Kassin
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780130489463
Category: Psychology
Page: 711
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This psychology text features exercises which require students to think like a psychologist. Included are boxes which link the basic areas of psychology with five major domains of application: health, education, business, law and the environment. Real world examples are used.

Essentials of Psychology


Author: Douglas Bernstein
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337612391
Category: Education
Page: 864
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In a concise and readable 16-chapter format, ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY, 7th Edition, incorporates the most effective features of the sixth edition along with the latest and most important research findings from psychological science. Combining extensive pedagogical support with an emphasis on active learning, the text challenges students to learn by doing -- to actively participate and to think about what they are learning rather than just passively read written information. The integrated pedagogical program helps students master the material by supporting the elements of the PQ4R (Preview, Question, Read, Recite, Review, and Reflect) study system. Douglas Bernstein also shows how topics in psychology are interrelated and guides students in thinking critically -- including organizing select research studies around questions to help readers think objectively about research and results. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Soziale Intelligenz

Wer auf andere zugehen kann, hat mehr vom Leben
Author: Daniel Goleman
Publisher: Droemer eBook
ISBN: 3426451166
Category: Self-Help
Page: 560
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Daniel Goleman, Autor des Weltbestsellers Emotionale Intelligenz, präsentiert auf Basis der Psychologie und Hirnforschung revolutionäre Erkenntnisse: Unsere „soziale Intelligenz“ ist nicht nur grundlegend für den täglichen Umgang mit Fremden, Freunden, Partnern und Kollegen, sondern sie beeinflusst auch direkt unser persönliches Glück. „Soziale Intelligenz“ ist zunächst unabdingbar für das Funktionieren unserer Gesellschaft. Sie bildet aber auch die Grundlage jeder ausfüllenden zwischenmenschlichen Beziehung – sei es die zwischen Mann und Frau, Eltern und Kind oder zwischen Vorgesetzten und Mitarbeitern. Damit ist sie auch ursächlich verantwortlich für unser ganz persönliches seelisches und körperliches Wohlbefinden. Die gute Nachricht dieses Buches: Wir selbst können die Qualität dieser Beziehungen gestalten, unsere Fähigkeit zur Empathie stärken und somit unsere soziale Kompetenz verbessern.

Essentials of Psychology


Author: Dennis Coon
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534597870
Category: Psychology
Page: 621
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This new edition of ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY is the medium-sized text in a three-book set authored by Dennis Coon. The hallmark of all Dennis Coon's books is the pioneering use of the SQ3R (now SQ4R) learning system. SQ4R stands for Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Relate, and Review. His was the first text to embed this well respected learning system within a textbook. It is written with a student-friendly voice and is accompanied by a full complement of print and electronic ancillaries. This edition also features refinement of the pedagogy by expanding the Knowledge Builder sections of every chapter to incorporate a built in study guide for students. This text covers the basic set of topics commonly taught in the introductory course while also including a second Development chapter (Chapter 4), a separate chapter on Gender and Sexuality (Chapter 15), and a concluding chapter on significant Applications (Chapter 17).

Essential Behaviour Analysis


Author: Julian Leslie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1444118749
Category: Psychology
Page: 240
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Since the so-called 'cognitive revolution' in psychology in the 1960s, it has often been said that 'behaviourism is dead'. This book demonstrates why this is not the case and how the behavioural approach has continued to flourish. Leslie begins by summarising the behavioural approach to psychology and shows how it differs from other contemporary and cognitive approaches. The basic principles of the discipline are outlined and linked to major areas of interest and importance, such as behavioural neuroscience, resolution of human behavioural problems, and human language and cognition. Behaviour analysis is thus shown to contribute to our developing understanding of the relationship between brain systems and psychological problems, to provide an effective and scientifically based approach to human behavioural problems and to deal with topics central to modern psychology.

Essentials of Psychology


Author: Benjamin B. Lahey
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780072434040
Category: Psychology
Page: 482
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ESSENTIALS OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY


Author: S. K. MANGAL
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 8120330552
Category: Psychology
Page: 736
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A harmonious blend of the theoretical and practical aspects of educational psychology, this student-friendly text provides a base for the understanding of the subject. The book discusses the various aspects of growth and development, specifically during childhood and adolescence, and accords due importance to the cognitive aspect of human behaviour with elaborate text on intelligence, creativity, thinking, reasoning and problem-solving. Besides maintaining a logical progression of topics, the author has interspersed the text with examples and illustrations to provide an in-depth analysis of the subject matter. The book is ideally suited for the B.Ed. and B.A. (Education) courses but can also be a valuable reference for teachers, teacher-trainees, and practising counsellors at various levels of school education. KEY FEATURES • Cogent and coherent style of writing • Assignment problems and sample tests at the end of various chapters • Wide range of examples and over 50 illustrations to support and explain the topics discussed

Flow. Das Geheimnis des Glücks


Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Publisher: Klett-Cotta
ISBN: 3608110038
Category: Psychology
Page: 464
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Glück kommt nicht von außen, Glück ist das, was wir aus unseren Erfahrungen machen. Dieses Buch zeigt, dass Menschen dadurch, dass sie ihr eigenes Erleben kontrollieren, die Kontrolle über ihre Lebensqualität selbst in die eigene Hand nehmen. Auf diese Weise kommen sie dem Glück immer näher. »Csikszentmihalyi beweist, was Philosophen schon seit Jahrhunderten sagen: Der Weg zum Glücklichsein liegt nicht in hohler Vergnügungssucht, sondern in sinnvoller Herausforderung.« The New York Times Wer das Glück will, muss das Chaos im eigenen Kopf beherrschen. Wer frei sein will, muss nur seine Ziele kennen. Das Buch fasst jahrzehntelange Forschung über die positiven Aspekte menschlicher Erfahrungen zusammen: Freude, Kreativität und den Prozess vollständigen Einsseins mit dem Leben, den der Autor FLOW nennt. Glück ist nichts, was man mit Geld kaufen könnte. Glück ist flow. Jeder hat dieses Gefühl schon erlebt: über sich selbst zu verfügen, im Einklang mit sich und der Welt zu sein und sein Schicksal in die eigene Hand nehmen zu können. Bei diesen seltenen Gelegenheiten spürt man ein Gefühl von Hochstimmung, von tiefer Freude, das lange anhält und zu einem Maßstab dafür wird, wie das Leben aussehen sollte. »FLOW« ist ein Buch der praktischen Lebensweisheit. Zwar gibt es keinen Königsweg zum flow, auch erfordert die Einzigartigkeit jedes Menschen einen individuellen Zugang; aber wer versteht, was flow ist, dem wird es möglich, das eigene Leben zu verändern. Diese Veränderungen hängen nicht so sehr von äußeren Ereignissen ab, sondern eher davon, wie wir sie deuten. - Glück ist ein Zustand, für den man bereit sein muss, den jeder einzelne kultivieren und für sich verteidigen muss. Menschen, die lernen, ihre innere Erfahrung zu kontrollieren, können ihre Lebensqualität bestimmen; und das kommt dem, was wir gewöhnlich Glück nennen, wohl am allernächsten. »"Flow. Das Geheimnis des Glücks" zeigt, dass Glück nicht vom Himmel fällt. Die Fähigkeit zum Glücklichsein und FLOW zu empfinden, steckt in jedem. Mit Konzentration auf das, was man tut, kann man den Zustand des FLOW erreichen. Ein tolles Buch, das Lust auf Leistung macht.« Wolfgang Joop Flow bezeichnet einen Zustand des Glücksgefühls, in den Menschen geraten, wenn sie gänzlich in einer Beschäftigung »aufgehen«. Entgegen ersten Erwartungen erreichen wir diesen Zustand nahezu euphorischer Stimmung meistens nicht beim Nichtstun oder im Urlaub, sondern wenn wir uns intensiv der Arbeit oder einer schwierigen Aufgabe widmen. Laut The Independent gehört Mihaly Csikszentmihalys »Flow. Das Geheimnis des Glücks« zu den 33 Büchern, die man gelesen haben muss, bevor man 30 wird.