"Psychology in Practice" is a six-part series on the practical applications of psychology to areas of everyday life, covering crime, education, health, sport, organizations and the environment. Each book in the series examines one unit of the applications of psychology section of the OCR syllabus. The psychology of education involves a range of issues, such as motivational skills, cultural diversity, gender issues and special educational needs. This text explores educational success and failure, how children and students of all ages learn best and how educational environments are designed. It helps students and teachers to understand the issues behind learning, teaching and motivating, as well as dealing with classroom disruption.
Merv Stapleton is a highly experienced teacher.