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G. Martin


Auflage 6
  • eBook (PDF)
    46,00 €


Verlagsnummer: 9781292090634
ISBN: 978-1-292-09063-4
Produkttyp: eBook (PDF)
Verlag: Pearson
Erscheinungsdatum: 24.10.2018
Dateigröße in MB: 24.71
Auflage: 6
Sprache: Englisch


Discover more about the fascinating field of psychology with this industry-leading text and explore the latest theories and research findings.

Psychology, 6th edition by G. Neil Martin, is the international best-seller that introduces you to one of the worlds most exciting sciences. This popular text explores the major issues in the field, allowing you to discover classic and contemporary topics, theories, and applications.

This new edition, thoroughly revised and updated to include over 1000 new references, covers the DSM-5, and new topics such as social neuroscience, spurious correlations, new theories of intelligence, the history of neuroscience, and the Dark Tetrad. It also includes a discussion of the importance of replication, encouraging you to engage with this topical issue.

A range of engaging pedagogical features brings the diverse strands to life within the subject. These include:

  • Cutting Edge: 62 new sections for this edition, introducing exciting research from across the discipline.
  • Controversies in Psychological Science: Current debates encourage students to reflect upon the complex nature of topics within the field, covering issues such as the role of oxytocin in trustworthiness, the deception of participants in psychological studies, the efficiency of brain training, the existence of learning styles, and many more, among others.
  • Psychology in Action: Sections in the text highlight the link between theory and application, considering a range of real-world examples.
  • International Perspectives: Covers topics such as happiness, and how brain research is conducted in a global context.

Richly illustrated throughout, with examples from across the globe, this introduction to psychology is also an essential read for students of related disciplines, as well as those who want to explore the subject in greater detail.