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Author Cherry, Kendra.

Title The everything psychology book : an introductory guide to the science of human behavior / Kendra Cherry ; foreword by Paul G. Mattiuzzi.

Edition Second edition.
Publication Info. Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, [2010]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  150 CHE    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  150 CHE    AVAILABLE
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Description xvi, 287 pages ; 24 cm
Series Everything series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-277) and index.
Contents Psychology--yesterday and today -- How psychologists know what they know -- The biology of psychology -- Brain and mind--what makes us human -- How you experience your world -- Altered states of consciousness -- Conditioning and learning -- How you remember, why you forget -- Thinking, language, and intelligence -- Motives--why you do the things you do -- Emotions--feeling up, feeling down -- Human development--conception, infancy, and childhood -- Human development--adolescence -- Human development--adulthood and aging -- Personality and personality tests -- Social cognition--thinking about yourself and others -- Social interactions and interpersonal behavior -- Stress, coping, and health -- Disorders--when thinking and emotionality go awry -- Psychotherapy and other approaches to treatment -- Careers in psychology -- A glossary of psychological terms.
Summary There's nothing more fascinating-- or frightening-- than the ins and outs of the human mind. With this comprehensive guide, you'll achieve a better understanding of yourself-- and everyone else around you, too!
Subject Psychology.
Added Title Psychology book
ISBN 9781440506918 (pbk.)
1440506914 (pbk.)
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