Focuses on the nature and scope of psychology as a science with an emphasis on how science works, and guidance on how to engage students in practical scientific research activities. This book includes coverage of six areas in psychology: human memory, early social development, research methods, stress, social influence and abnormality.
Educational psychologists must be familiar with the traditional approaches to the study of behaviour, the humanistic behavioural, cognitive and psychoanalytic orientations. They must be aware of the theories and pure research emanating from the traditional branches of psychology. This book talks about educational psychology.
Criminology is the scientific study of crime as an individual and social phenomenon. Criminology is an interdisciplinary field in the behavioural sciences, drawing especially on the research of sociologists and psychologists, as well as on writings in law. This book presents the various research from around the world.
Introduces readers to lifespan perspectives on various areas in developmental psychology - neuroscience, genetics, perception, cognition, language, emotion, self, and social interaction. This book also introduces the history and systems, methodologies, and measurement and analytic techniques used to understand the area of human development.
Using the research in medicine, psychology and social science, this book offers guidelines to the reader and also interesting exercises, quizzes and checklists to enable you to work out what is going wrong. It aims to help you find your own strengths; become an optimist; discover what's holding you back; get yourself onto the right path; and more.
Brings together the research conducted in speech perception. This title illustrates technical and theoretical accomplishments and challenges across the field of research and language. It adds to an understanding of the relevance of speech perception in the fields of phonetics, audiology and speech science, and experimental psychology.
Presents an introduction to the research methodology techniques that underpin the field of psychology. This title offers a narrative approach to introduce the complexities of psychological research methods. It also introduces the reader to the 3 main types of research methods used in psychology - observation, experimentation and survey methods.
Demonstrates how the approaches in psychology - social, psychoanalytical, behavioral, cognitive, physiological, health, developmental, and holistic - can be applied to create a sustainable society. This title outlines the environmental difficulties and historical antecedents, and offers guidance for changing individual and collective behavior.