Psychology: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Psychology: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

by Gillian Butler (Author), Gillian Butler (Author), Freda McManus (Author)


Psychology is part of everyone's experience: it influences the way we think about everything from education and intelligence, to relationships and emotions, advertising and criminality. People readily behave as amateur psychologists, offering explanations for what people think, feel, and do. But what exactly are psychologists trying to do? What scientific grounding do they have for their approach? This book provides an understanding of some of psychology's leading ideas and their practical relevance, making it a stimulating introduction for anyone interested in understanding the human mind This book is intended for a-level students considering reading psychology at university, first-year psychology undergraduates, general readers wanting a brief but reliable introduction to the subject.



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Format: Paperback
Pages: 146
Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
Published: 01 Jun 1998

ISBN 10: 0192853236
ISBN 13: 9780192853233

Author Bio

About the Authors
Dr. Gillian Butler is a clinical psychologist and co -author of the highly successful mental health guide Managing Your Mind. Dr. Freda McManus is a psychiatrist at the Warneford Hospital in Oxford.