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introductory psychology psychology psychology 3rd edition european edition daniel l schacter daniel t gilbert daniel m wegner deceased and matthew k nock all at harvard university usa daniel l schacter daniel t gilbert daniel m wegner deceased all at harvard university usa and bruce hood university of bristol uk ‘a joy to read the writing style the examples and the issues are all spot on perfect for a first year course in psychology.’ zoltan dienes university of sussex uk ‘i must say i like this book a lot it is clear and concise and presents classic material alongside cutting edge developments in the field the structure is very good and it is funny too!’ Åse innes-ker university of lund sweden psychology european edition is a landmark textbook for introductory psychology modules written by world-renowned researchers who are also award-winning popular science authors the book introduces students to the core areas of this broad field with irresistible

social psychology key features unrivalled pedagogical toolkit • an exceptionally strong pedagogical framework that engages students and contextualises social psychology by applying theory to everyday life ‘try it yourself’ and ‘time to reflect’ boxes challenge assumptions ‘critical thinking’ and ‘blind spots’ encourage deeper thinking ‘student project’ boxes written by former students provide tips for final year projects and show the reader where their studies might take them beyond graduation the next step in social psychology publishing social psychology robbie sutton and karen douglas both at university of kent uk social psychology is a fresh and forward-thinking introductory textbook covering all the key topics and using a range of examples and distinctive pedagogical features to enable students to relate the theory to real life contents the discipline of social psychology the social self understanding

developmental psychology the developing person through the life span 9th edition experiencing the lifespan 3rd edition janet belsky middle tennessee state university usa kathleen stassen berger bronx community college cuny usa worth publishers a macmillan higher education company with kathleen stassen berger’s always contemporary always compelling textbook students learn to see how the basic ideas of developmental psychology apply to their own lives the lives of those around them and the lives of others at different stages of life in cultures around the world berger’s narrative voice wide-ranging cultural perspective and focus on universal themes captivate students from the outset helping them grasp the important theoretical and scientific work driving the field of developmental psychology today the ninth edition incorporates significant new findings especially in the areas of brain development culture and psychopathology including dsm-5 related updates as well as new

statistics and research methods statistics for the behavioral sciences 3rd edition spss for psychologists 5th edition nicola brace the open university uk rosemary snelgar university of westminster uk and richard kemp university of new south wales sydney australia susan nolan seton hall university usa and thomas heinzen william paterson university usa ‘detailed thorough and easy to follow everything undergraduate students need and a bit more.’ ana fernandez senior lecturer in psychology canterbury christ church university uk worth publishers a macmillan higher education company nolan and heinzen’s uniquely effective introduction to statistics captivates students with its real-world storytelling its highly visual approach to teaching statistics its accessible treatment of mathematical topics and its step-by-step worked examples the new edition enhances these signature strengths while incorporating new data and findings a full table of contents is available at

new from palgrave macmillan higher education positive psychology a critical introduction giovanni b moneta london metropolitan university uk ‘an excellent readable introduction to positive psychology for both undergraduate and postgraduate students with interesting and innovative coverage of the relationship between happiness and personality.’ john parkinson bangor university uk ‘moneta’s book is a master-guide to positive psychology both comprehensive and deep this text reveals the contributions of the field the promise it holds and its most pressing unanswered questions.’ teresa amabile professor at harvard business school usa and coauthor of the progress principle from theories of well-being to psychotherapy this book takes a critical european perspective on positive psychology encouraging the reader to ask ‘what is positive psychology?’ and to think about happiness emotions and well-being in a critical balanced way accessible yet

sensation and perception 3rd edition jeremy m wolfe harvard medical school usa keith r kluender purdue university usa dennis m levi university of california berkeley usa linda m bartoshuk university of florida usa rachel s herz brown university usa roberta l klatzky carnegie mellon university usa susan j lederman queen’s university canada and daniel m merfeld harvard medical school usa sinauer associates inc fully revised and updated this introductory full-colour text is written by experts in each of the sensory systems providing comprehensive treatment of higher perceptual functions as well as sensory systems beyond vision and audition a full table of contents is available at www.palgrave.com 415pp hardback ic march 2012 9780878939688 £48.99 sensation perception and action an evolutionary perspective johannes zanker royal holloway university of london uk ‘i was excited to see a book that included ‘action’ both in the title and content i think this book

controversies in cognitive neuroscience psychology in the brain integrative cognitive neuroscience scott slotnick boston college usa ‘one of the most crucial skills for university students is to learn how to become critical consumers of scientific knowledge this book provides the ideal structure and support to develop their own critical evaluation of cognitive neuroscience.’ deborah hall director nihr national biomedical research unit in hearing nottingham uk ‘controversies in cognitive neuroscience clearly presents ideas and findings from the cutting edge of the field slotnick’s provocative style might ruffle a few feathers but his lively account will engage and inform both students and researchers in numerous areas of contemporary cognitive neuroscience.’ daniel l schacter william r kenan jr professor of psychology harvard university usa ‘this book presents a series of debates on some of the current hot topics in cognitive neuroscience it is

behavioral genetics 6th edition getting your head around the brain robert plomin institute of psychiatry uk john c defries university of colorado boulder usa valerie s knopik rhode island hospital brown university usa and jenae m neiderhiser pennsylvania state university usa amanda ellison durham university uk ‘dr amanda ellison has pulled off an amazing feat this book explains the structure and function of our brain in such a way that neuroanatomy and neurophysiology become not only easy to understand but also fun to read about!’ dr erik corthout katholieke universiteit leuven belgium worth publishers a macmillan higher education company thoroughly revised with expanded coverage of genetics and the environment brain imaging and more the sixth edition provides an up-to-date overview of human and animal behavioural genetics the field’s underlying principles recent advances and ongoing controversies a full table of contents is available at www.palgrave.com 560pp

community psychology the socio-economics of mental distress community psychology empathy in pursuit of liberation and well-being what it is and why it matters 2nd edition international perspectives edited by carl walker katherine johnson and liz cunningham all at university of brighton uk ‘this book should be essential reading for all who are interested in the root causes of mental distress the editors are to be congratulated for assembling chapters written from different parts of the world tackling issues that other analyses don’t reach particularly relating to socio-economic trends and globalisation – authentic community psychology at its best.’ carolyn kagan manchester metropolitan university uk drawing on a wealth of experience and examples this book offers an essential guide to the political global context of this fast-developing area of psychology a full table of contents is available at www.palgrave.com 304pp paperback ebook may 2012 9780230275416

health psychology a biosocial approach advances in health psychology critical approaches 4th edition edited by christine horrocks manchester metropolitan university uk and sally johnson university of bradford uk richard o straub university of michigan-dearborn usa worth publishers a macmillan higher education company ‘intelligently written in a way that reflects the complexity of issues and the current state of health psychology research the integration of material related to diversity is also a key strength of this text i haven’t seen any other textbook that accomplishes this as well.’ donna henderson-king grand valley state university usa rick straub’s focus on the biopsychosocial model gender/lifespan/culture perspectives and real world applications makes health psychology a riveting educational experience for students the new edition has been carefully reworked and extensively updated enhanced by straub’s meticulous revision process and feedback

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