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Building on the success of the market-leading and award-winning previous editions, Psychology: 4th Australian and New Zealand Edition has been thoroughly updated to provide comprehensive coverage of contemporary local and international data, research and examples in the dynamic field of psychology. A key strength of the text and its extensive online accompanying resources continues to be its integrated coverage of cross-cultural and indigenous psychology, a requirement for the professional accreditation of Psychology degree programs. The text and its associated resources are ideal for both Psychology majors and those taking only a one-semester study of Psychology.
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  • Paperback | 1000 pages
  • 235 x 285 x 33mm | 2,206g
  • Milton, QLD, Australia
  • English
  • 4th Australian and New Zealand Edition
  • 073030468X
  • 9780730304685
  • 79,911

Table of contents

Preface xiii About the authors xvi Accompanying resources xvii How to use this book xviii Australian and New Zealand content at a glance xxii 1. Psychology: the study of mental processes and behaviour 1 2. Research methods in psychology 39 3. Biological bases of mental life and behaviour 75 4. Sensation and perception 115 5. Consciousness 171 6. Learning 209 7. Memory 245 8. Thought and language 287 9. Intelligence 331 10. Motivation and emotion 363 11. Personality 413 12. Physical and cognitive development 457 13. Social development 497 14. Health, stress and coping 543 15. Psychological disorders 597 16. Treatment of psychological disorders 649 17. Attitudes and social cognition 689 18. Interpersonal processes 733 19. Cross-cultural and indigenous psychology 777 Solutions to application questions 833 Acknowledgements 837 Glossary 840 References 862 Name index 944 Subject index 962
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About Lorelle Jane Burton

Lorelle Burton is Professor of Psychology in the Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ). Her passion for teaching psychology has been recognised with a number of teaching excellence awards, both locally and nationally. She has published numerous research papers presented at national and international conferences, and also worked as a psychologist in the private sector. Psychology: 4th Australian and New Zealand Edition was adapted from the original Psychology textbook written by Professor Drew Westen, a work that was updated in later editions by Professor Robin Kowalski.
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