Introductory Psychology Products

  • Foundations of Consciousness

    By Antti Revonsuo

    The conscious mind is life as we experience it; we see the world, feel our emotions and think our thoughts thanks to consciousness. This book provides an easy introduction to the foundations of consciousness; how can subjective consciousness be measured scientifically? What happens to the conscious…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Psychology in Historical Context

    Theories and Debates

    By Richard D Gross

    Psychology, the study of mind and behaviour, has developed as a unique discipline in its brief history. Whether as it currently takes place, or how it has been conducted over the past 140 years or so since it became recognized as a separate field of study, there has been constant debate on its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Modern Materialism and Emergent Evolution

    By William McDougall

    Originally published in 1929, McDougall examines the pertinent conflict between religion and science. His work exhibits the failure of scientists to explain human action mechanistically (the essence of modern materialism), establishes purposive action as a type of event radically different from all…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 Energies of Men

    A Study of the Fundamentals of Dynamic Psychology

    By William McDougall

    First published in 1932, the original blurb states: "This is a simplified condensation of the author’s two volumes, An Outline of Psychology and An Outline of Abnormal Psychology, which together give a comprehensive survey of the principles and findings of modern psychology. This is designed as an…

    Paperback – 2016-09-21
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Social Science and Historical Perspectives

    Society, Science, and Ways of Knowing

    By Jack David Eller

    This accessible book introduces the story of ‘social science’, with coverage of history, politics, economics, sociology, psychology, anthropology, and geography. Key questions include: How and why did the social sciences originate and differentiate? How are they related to older traditions…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Evolution and Behavior

    By Lance Workman, Will Reader

    The relationship between how we evolved and how we behave is a controversial and fascinating field of study. From how we choose a mate to how we socialize with other people, the evolutionary process has an enduring legacy on the way we view the world. Evolution and Behavior provides students with a…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge
    Foundations of Psychology

  • 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

  • Psychology

    A Study of Mental Life

    By Robert S. Woodworth, Donald G. Marquis

    First published in 1922, this popular title by R. S Woodworth was revised several times. This twentieth edition from 1949 brought D.G. Marquis on board and was thoroughly revised again, originally published in its current form in 1963. One of the most famous and successful introductions to…

    Paperback – 2015-09-17
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • How to Rethink Psychology

    New metaphors for understanding people and their behavior

    By Bernard Guerin

    Based on the author’s forty years of experience in psychology, philosophy, and the social sciences, How to Rethink Psychology argues that to understand people we need to know more about their contexts than the dominant modes of thinking and research presently allow. Drawing upon insights from…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    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

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