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How does memory work? Who is the “distractor” in your family? What was the “car crash” experiment?
The Psychology Book is your visual guide to the complex and fascinating world of human behavior. Discover how we learn, become emotionally bonded with others, and develop coping mechanisms to deal with adversity, or conform in a group. Get to know key thinkers, from Freud and Jung to Elizabeth Loftus and Melanie Klein, and follow charts and timelines to make sense of it all and see how one theory influenced another.
With concise explanations of different schools of psychology including psychotherapy, cognitive psychology and behaviorism, this is an ideal reference whether you’re a student, or a general reader. It’s your authoritative guide to over 100 key ideas, theories and conditions, including the collective unconscious, the “selfish” gene, false memory, psychiatric disorders, and autism.
If you’re fascinated by the human mind, The Psychology Book is both an invaluable reference and illuminating read.
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Big Ideas Simply Explained
Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics, along with straightforward and engaging writing, to make complex subjects easier to understand.
These books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.
Explore the world’s most famous and important ideas
Insightful quotes from thought-leaders
A vibrant mix of creative typography, graphics, and accessible text
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