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Key Resources for Students

  • Interpreting Basic Statistics

    A Workbook Based on Excerpts from Journal Articles, 8th Edition

    By Zealure C. Holcomb, Keith S. Cox

    Interpreting Basic Statistics gives students valuable practice in interpreting statistical reporting as it actually appears in peer-reviewed journals. New to the eighth edition:  A broader array of basic statistical concepts is covered, especially to better reflect the New Statistics. …

    Paperback – 2017-08-28
    Routledge

  • A Student's Dictionary of Psychology and Neuroscience

    6th Edition

    By Nicky Hayes, Peter Stratton

    This is the essential reference work for any student studying psychology for the first time. Packed with easy-to-understand definitions and helpful diagrams, the new edition has been expanded to include the key concepts within the growing field of neuroscience, as well as greater coverage of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

  • Using Sources Effectively

    Strengthening Your Writing and Avoiding Plagiarism, 5th Edition

    By Robert A. Harris

    Now in its fifth, expanded edition, Using Sources Effectively, Fifth Edition targets the two most prominent problems in current research-paper writing: the increase in unintentional plagiarism and the ineffective use of research source material. Designed as a supplementary textbook for both…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30
    Routledge

  • The Research Companion

    A practical guide for those in the social sciences, health and development, 2nd Edition

    By Petra M. Boynton

    Have you ever wanted to know an effective and ethical way to: Design a study? Recruit participants? Report findings? And improve the quality and output of your research? The Research Companion focuses on the practical skills needed to complete research in the social or health sciences and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Psychology Research Companion

    From student project to working life

    By Jessica S. Horst

    The Psychology Research Companion: From student project to working life not only gives you the skills and confidence to conduct your psychology research project at university, but is the first book to show how these skills will help you get ahead in your first job in the workplace. Jessica S.…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge

  • The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology

    4th Edition

    By Thomas M Heffernan

    Studying a degree course in psychology, even if you’ve taken the subject before university, requires a whole range of new skills and knowledge. And the 4th edition of this best-selling guide is an invaluable companion. It can not only help you to get a good final degree, but will also support you…

    Paperback – 2015-07-03
    Psychology Press

Must Have Textbooks

  • Simply Psychology

    4th Edition

    By Michael W. Eysenck

    Simply Psychology, fourth edition, is an engaging and reader-friendly introduction to the key principles of psychology. Organized around the major approaches to the subject, it covers biological, developmental, social, and cognitive psychology, as well as individual differences. Supported by a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Health Behavior Change

    Theories, Methods and Interventions

    By Andrew Prestwich, Mark Conner, Jared Kenworthy

    We live in an era where people live longer but also suffer from more chronic illnesses. Yet these two issues present not only significant challenges to healthcare professionals, but also governments seeking cost-effective ways to manage their health and social care budgets. Encouraging people to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Fundamentals of Social Psychology

    By Nicky Hayes

    This textbook brings social psychology up to date, including material on social networking, gaming and other aspects of modern living, as well as covering established theories, debates and research. The book explores a number of fascinating topics, including: Both traditional and contemporary…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Science and Psychology

    By Richard Wilton, Trevor Harley

    Science and Psychology provides a comprehensive introduction to the structure and characteristics of scientific explanation, using examples from a variety of sciences to illuminate the scientific approach taken in psychology. In addition, the authors discuss a range of conceptual issues particular…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology

    3rd Edition

    By Aidan Moran, John Toner

    The new third edition of A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology is the only textbook in the field that provides a detailed overview of key theories, concepts and findings within the discipline of sport psychology, as well as a critical perspective that examines and challenges these…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge

  • Talking the Talk

    Language, Psychology and Science, 2nd Edition

    By Trevor A. Harley

    Talking the Talk provides a comprehensive introduction to the psychology of language, written for the reader with no background in the field or any prior knowledge of psychology. Written in an accessible and friendly style, the book answers the questions people actually have about language;…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Psychology Press

  • Counselling Psychology

    Edited by Victoria Galbraith

    This is the first textbook to provide a complete overview of counselling psychology. Covering not only the underlying principles and philosophy of the profession, it offers a uniquely applied perspective in a concise, student-friendly format. From the relationship between research and practice to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • Getting Grounded in Social Psychology

    The Essential Literature for Beginning Researchers

    Edited by Todd D. Nelson

    This volume provides a fast and efficient way for undergraduate and graduate students to gain a solid understanding of the social psychology literature. Each chapter reviews a major subsection of research in the field, written by a leading social psychology researcher in that area. Coverage…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07
    Psychology Press

  • Understanding Research Methods

    An Overview of the Essentials, 10th Edition

    By Mildred L. Patten, Michelle Newhart

    A perennial bestseller since 1997, this updated tenth edition of Understanding Research Methods provides a detailed overview of all the important concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. It covers the principles of both qualitative and quantitative research, and how to interpret…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience

    2nd Edition

    By Jamie Ward

    Social neuroscience is a rapidly growing field which explains, using neural mechanisms, our ability to recognize, understand, and interact with others. Concepts such as trust, revenge, empathy, prejudice, and love are now being explored and unravelled by neuroscientists. This engaging and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Psychology Press

  • Nurturing Natures

    Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development, 2nd Edition

    By Graham Music

    This new edition of the bestselling text, Nurturing Natures, provides an indispensable synthesis of the latest scientific knowledge about children’s emotional development. Integrating a wealth of both up-to-date and classical research from areas such as attachment theory, neuroscience developmental…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Psychology Press

  • An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By David Groome, Michael Eysenck

    An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology offers an accessible review of recent research in the application of cognitive methods, theories, and models. Using real-world scenarios and engaging everyday examples this book offers clear explanations of how the findings of cognitive psychologists…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23
    Psychology Press

Careers in Psychology

  • Counselling Psychology

    Edited by Victoria Galbraith

    This is the first textbook to provide a complete overview of counselling psychology. Covering not only the underlying principles and philosophy of the profession, it offers a uniquely applied perspective in a concise, student-friendly format. From the relationship between research and practice to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • How to Become a Counselling Psychologist

    By Elaine Kasket

    Counselling psychologists can play a fundamental and inspiring role in people’s lives. Their aim is to address a range of psychological and emotional issues, helping people to live more skilful, effective, and meaningful lives. But how do you qualify, and what is being a counselling psychologist…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    How to become a Practitioner Psychologist

  • The Forensic Psychologist's Report Writing Guide

    Edited by Sarah Brown, Erica Bowen, David Prescott

    The Forensic Psychologist’s Reporting Writing Guide is the first book to provide both student trainees and practitioners with best practice guidance for one of the core skills of their role. Written and edited by an international range of experts from the UK, North America and Australasia, it…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • Criminal Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By David Canter

    This thoroughly updated and revised new edition provides an essential overview of a full range of psychological contributions to the understanding of crime and the processes of dealing with offenders and helping their victims. From the cognitive, developmental and social processes that influence a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • An Evidence-based Guide to College and University Teaching

    Developing the Model Teacher

    By Aaron S. Richmond, Guy A. Boysen, Regan A R Gurung

    What makes a good college teacher? This book provides an evidence- based answer to that question by presenting a set of "model teaching characteristics" that define what makes a good college teacher. Based on six fundamental areas of teaching competency  known as Model Teaching Characteristics…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge

  • Health Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Charles Abraham, Mark Conner, Fiona Jones, Daryl O'Connor

    The new edition of Health Psychology is the perfect introduction to this rapidly developing field. Throughout the book, the psychological processes that shape health-related behaviors, and affect core functions such as the immune and cardiovascular systems, are clearly explained. These…

    Paperback – 2016-04-19
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Andrew M Lane

    The new edition of Sport and Exercise Psychology asks four fundamental questions that get to the heart of this flourishing discipline: What inner states influence what people think, feel, and behave? How can people manage or self-regulate their own inner states? How can sport and exercise…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • Work and Organizational Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Ian Rothmann, Cary L. Cooper

    Psychologists have been fascinated by the world of work, and the changing relationship between people, technology and the workplace, since the onset of the industrial revolution. And in providing a complete and contemporary overview of this evolving and fascinating field, the new edition of Work…

    Paperback – 2015-04-21
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • Educational Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Tony Cline, Anthea Gulliford, Susan Birch

    Educational Psychology, Second Edition offers a comprehensive overview of how key advances in social, developmental and cognitive psychology impact upon the role of educational psychologists working today. Written by leading researchers, the book also explores controversies and dilemmas in both…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • Clinical Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Graham Davey, Nick Lake, Adrian Whittington

    Clinical Psychology, Second Edition offers a comprehensive and an up-to-date introduction to the field. Written by clinical practitioners and researchers, as well as service users who add their personal stories, the book provides a broad and balanced view of contemporary clinical psychology. This…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • How to Become a Clinical Psychologist

    Getting a Foot in the Door

    By Alice Knight

    Based on information gathered from assistants, trainee clinical psychologists and clinical psychology course directors across the country, How to Become a Clinical Psychologist includes: information on work experience advice on job applications and interviews details of research projects and…

    Paperback – 2002-10-10
    Routledge

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