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Psychology : a beginner's guide / G. Neil Martin.

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Material Type
Book
Author
Martin, G. Neil.
Publication Info.
Oxford : Oneworld, 2008.

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Description
x, 240 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series
Oneworld beginners' guides.
Oneworld beginners' guides.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [223]-229) and index.
Summary
Informed by the latest cutting-edge research, this beginner's guide to psychology provides a vibrant and witty examination of the very heart of what it is to be human, exploring the senses, how memory works, and what determines our intelligence and personality.
Contents
What is psychology? -- The nervous system : biological psychology in action -- Sensing and perceiving the world -- Learning, remembering, forgetting -- Language and communication -- Individual differences : intelligence and personality -- The development of behaviour -- Influencing others : social psychology in action -- Emotion, stress, and health -- Mental illness.
Subject
Psychology -- Popular works.
ISBN
1851686029 paperback
9781851686025 paperback