3 edition of The psychology of study found in the catalog.
The psychology of study
Cecil Alec Mace
|Series||Pelican books -- A582.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||119 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||119|
Clinical psychology is focused on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders. Cognitive psychology is the study of human thought processes including attention, memory, perception, decision-making, problem-solving, and language acquisition. Comparative psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with the study of animal. – Albert Bandura published the book Social Learning Theory and an article on the concept of self-efficacy, A Unifying Theory of Behavioral Change. – Susan Folstein and Michael Rutter published a study of 21 British twins in Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry that reveals a high genetic component in autism.
Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes"—and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion/5(K). Crowd psychology, also known as mob psychology, is a branch of social psychologists have developed several theories for explaining the ways in which the psychology of a crowd differs from and interacts with that of the individuals within it. Major theorists in crowd psychology include Gustave Le Bon, Gabriel Tarde, Sigmund Freud, and Steve Reicher.
Psychology. Want to understand the study of how humans feel and think? We break down the main components of psychology, including personality, emotion, intelligence, and memory. Our study guides are available online and in book form at Most psychology books these days are either too vague or only provide information on one specific area of study. (After reading this book, I can see why.) This book, unlike all the others I've looked at, aswered nearly all of the questions that I had about psychology and provided information that I hadn't iquired after but found most enjoyable /5(52).
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And certain sections in KWML and The Wisdom of the Enneagram are practical too.) Theoretical books provide us with a greater understanding; they help increase our cognition.
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The Principles of Psychology by William James. Published inThe Principles of Psychology introduces students to the wide spectrum of psychological states and forms of study.
James takes into. Psychology is the study of human beings and animals and applications of it for the benefit of mankind.
In a nutshell, wherever there is human involvement Psychology has a role to play. Usually, Psychology is introduced in an academic discipline so that you get to understand individuals, groups and mental functions in individual and social behavior. A must-read volume for students of history, sociology, law, and psychology, The Crowd will also be invaluable to politicians, statesmen, investors, and marketing managers.
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Legendary psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi reveals what leads to these moments--be it the excitement of the artist at the easel or the scientist in the lab--so that this knowledge Reviews: I took so many notes as I read and found so much valuable information in the book that I can hardly narrow it down.” - PsychCentral “This wonderful, well-written book is both a richly detailed history of the development of the study of emotions in neuroscience and psychology and a snapshot of contemporary research on emotionsReviews: 9.
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Though psychology is a comparatively ‘younger’ subject as compared to allied subjects like Philosophy, Anthropology and Sociology, recent years have witnessed remarkable strides in its study. Indeed, writings on the subject have been both prodigious and prolific because of the enormous interest evinced by those interested in psychology and because human behaviour—both complex.
Color Psychology and Color Therapy: A Factual Study of the Influence of Color on Human Life By Faber Birren University Books, Read preview Overview Colors Demonic and Divine: Shades of Meaning in the Middle Ages and After By Herman Pleij; Diane Webb Columbia University Press, The Three Christs of Ypsilanti () is a book-length psychiatric case study by Milton Rokeach, concerning his experiment on a group of three paranoid schizophrenics at Ypsilanti State Hospital in Ypsilanti, book details the interactions of the three patients—Clyde Benson, Joseph Cassel, and Leon Gabor—each of whom believed himself to be Jesus Christ.
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The discipline is mainly concerned with the mechanisms in which languages are processed and represented in the mind and brain; that is, the psychological and neurobiological factors that enable humans to acquire, use, comprehend, and produce language.Graduate Study in Psychology is the best source of information for more than 1, graduate programs in psychology at over schools and departments in the US and Canada.
Graduate Study in Psychology, Edition contains information about. Read program and department descriptions; Review degree options and admissions requirements. Joseph Magliano, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology and Director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy at Northern Illinois University.