The Psychology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained


February 21, 2017|
The Psychology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained by Dk
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How does memory work? Who is the "distractor" in your family? What was the "car crash" experiment?

The Psychology Book is your visual guide to the complex and fascinating world of human behavior. Discover how we learn, become emotionally bonded with others, and develop coping mechanisms to deal with adversity, or conform in a group. Get to know key thinkers, from Freud and Jung to Elizabeth Loftus and Melanie Klein, and follow charts and timelines to make sense of it all and see how one theory influenced another.

With concise explanations of different schools of psychology including psychotherapy, cognitive psychology and behaviorism, this is an ideal reference whether you''re a student, or a general reader. It''s your authoritative guide to over 100 key ideas, theories and conditions, including the collective unconscious, the "selfish" gene, false memory, psychiatric disorders, and autism.

If you''re fascinated by the human mind, The Psychology Book is both an invaluable reference and illuminating read.
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with ...
Title:The Psychology Book: Big Ideas Simply ExplainedFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:352 pages, 9.19 X 7.69 X 0.9 inShipping dimensions:352 pages, 9.19 X 7.69 X 0.9 inPublished:February 21, 2017Publisher:DKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1465458565

ISBN - 13:9781465458568

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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