An introduction to psychology, covering all the major approaches to the subject, including behaviourist, cognitive, biological, social, developmental and humanistic approaches as well as ethics and methodologies. The style is concise to introduce new students to the discipline. Woods takes key psychological concepts and breaks them down through the use of headings and bullet points to highlight key points and to aid content review. There are exercises featured at the end of each chapter. This text is in line with the MEG and NEAB GCSE syllabuses.
Table of Contents
Methodology; memory; perception; problem-solving and creativity; development of language; learning and human behaviour; stress; emotion; the brain; the ethological approach; aggression; social influence; crowds and crowding; territorial behaviour and privacy; social perception; prejudice; moral development; attachment; cognitive development; sex and gender; personality; carrying out and writing up practical research.