Approaches to Psychology

May 28, 2009

Authors: William Glassman and Marilyn Hadad

Edition: Fifth

Publisher: Open University Press

Pages: 576

Price: £29.99

ISBN 9780335228850

The authors aim to provide a contemporary, accessible and coherent introduction to the field of psychology, from its origins to the present, and to show the contribution of psychology in understanding human behaviour and experience. The book introduces students to the five core conceptual frameworks to psychology: biological, behaviourist, cognitive, psychodynamic and humanistic.

Who is it for? Undergraduate psychology students.

Presentation: Systematic coverage of the main approaches to psychology with plenty of illustrations, chapter summaries and exercises.

Would you recommend it? Yes, particularly for course elements such as conceptual and historical issues in psychology.

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