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Psychology: An Introduction [Paperback]

Nicky Hayes , Sue Orrell
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24 Jun 1998 0582318939 978-0582318939 3
The market leading GCSE Psychology textbook.

An established best-seller, Psychology: An Introduction by leading author Nicky Hayes, gives a comprehensive,  yet straightforward introduction to Psychology.


Clear explanations of key themes and topics are supplemented by all the tools necessary to ensure the text is suitable for classroom work and self study: reviews of key ideas, self assessment and exam questions and reflective exercises.

New features of this edition include:

  • A new chapter on 'What is Psychology?'
  • Additional
    chapters on child development, self and social cognition;
  • Updated
    case examples;
  • >A
    'methods' section which includes questionnaires, interviews and case
    studies;
  • Content
    fully updated to reflect changes to the curriculum content of the
    major GCSE examination boards.


Product details

  • Paperback: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Longman; 3 edition (24 Jun 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0582318939
  • ISBN-13: 978-0582318939
  • Product Dimensions: 22.4 x 15.4 x 3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 12,495 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Hello

I am Nicky Hayes - a psychologist who has had a varied career teaching, learning, researching and communicating psychology. I am now semi-retired and living in the far North of Scotland, but previously I lived in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, and before that the City of Leeds. I have written a variety of books about psychology, and edited or contributed to one or two more. My interests have spanned quite a range over the decades, and have changed as I have grown older; but include animal behaviour, the psychology of interactive design, small business management, social identification and social representations, and the application of psychology to effective everyday practice. On the recreational front, I particularly enjoy reading science fiction, some biographies, and of course the great Terry Pratchett. I don't have a facebook account, so if you find one on there pretending to be me it isn't. (although I think the imposter is gone, now).

Hope you enjoy the books.

love, Nicky

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4.0 out of 5 stars Psychology in a Nutshell!! 9 Nov 2001
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I just started my Psychology course at University, and this book is a must. It was recommend to me and now I am recommending it to you! It explains the most complex terms in an easy to understand fashion. Now I feel like I am gonna come out ontop of my course!
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this product came within date of purchase and has been very useful and helpful throughout my studies. I would recommend this product to everyone!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Educational&Interesting. 18 Jun 2012
By mamadi
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Interesring and educational also a great little hand book if you have or are thinking of having children, not just for Psycologists! I am actually doing an 'Introduction to Child Psycology Course' but have found this book very helpful in understanding my own grandchildrens behaviour, ( as my children are adults now ) and the book is easy to understand.
You can jump from one chapter to another and back again as it's not a formal read which is a great advantage, I just use lots of book markers.
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