|Publisher:||The Quarto Group|
|No. of Pages:||256|
About The Book
Psychology is one of the most important applied sciences, investigating everythingfrom the way we interact with each other to the means by which we perceive andinterpret the world around us. This is vital to self-understanding, but to the outsiderpsychological concepts can all too often seem like a blur of jargon and buzzwords.Ever wondered how your thought process works? Why you act the way you do? Howyou learn and remember? Psychology Squared is the key to a better understanding ofthe way your mind works.
Psychology Squared is an accessible introduction to the evidence, theories andhypotheses that inform the modern science of the human mind. With 100 topicsdivided into 10 chapters, it guides the reader from basic concepts, through thecurrent thinking about areas such as cognition, problem solving and emotion, to thelatest ideas about psychological problems and interventions.
Psychology Squared is the ideal primer or refresher for those who want to get to gripswith exactly what makes us tick- previously complex topics are made much moreengaging and comprehendible with infographics and accessible text.
About The Author
DR CHRISTOPHER STERLING is Principal Lecturer in the Department of Psychology atLondon South Bank University, teaching research methods, cognitive psychology andneuropsychology at various levels. He has published journal articles and books in thearea of adult dyslexia, and has authored textbooks on Introductory Psychology andCognitive Psychology.
DR DANIEL FRINGS is a Senior Lecturer at London South Bank University, withresearch interests in social identity and group psychology. He has conducted researchwith partners including the MOD and London's Metropolitan Police, is an AssociateEditor of the Journal of Applied Social Psychology and teaches extensively atundergraduate and postgraduate levels.