Psychology

Psychology : A concise introduction

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This exceptionally concise textbook offers a rich survey of the fundamental research and concepts in the field of Psychology. Author Richard Griggs has updated the book throughout, especially in the chapters on neuroscience, sensation and perception, learning, social psychology, and abnormal psychology-all while maintaining the book's trademark brevity.
This book is ideal for short Introductory Psychology modules. Griggs has made informed choices on which topics to cover, creating 10 focused chapters which are easily covered on a one term course.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 182.88 x 228.6 x 20.32mm | 762.04g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th ed. 2017
  • 592 p.
  • 1464192162
  • 9781464192166
  • 60,508

Table of contents

1. The Science of Psychology.- 2. Neuroscience.- 3. Sensation and Perception.- 4. Learning.- 5. Memory.- 6. Thinking and Intelligence.- 7. Developmental Psychology.- 8. Personality Theories and Assessment.- 9. Social Psychology.- 10. Abnormal Psychology.
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About Richard A. Griggs

Richard A. Griggs is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Florida.
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