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Introductory Psychology is a major text ideal for those embarking on the study of psychology for the first time. It is the result of over 20 years of teaching in the area and provides a lively, readable and comprehensive account of the subject. The book is divided into eight parts covering: historical background, issues and controversies in psychology; biological bases of psychology; cognitive psychology; animal behaviour; human development; social psychology; personality and atypical behaviour; research methods. The text is fully illustrated and features chapter objectives, chapter summaries, self-assessment questions, on-page glossary definitions and further reading lists to help consolidate students' learning. All adopters of this textbook can gain free access to theCompanion Website, which is designed to meet the needs of the busy lecturer. It includes a wide selection of material to support the book's use in the classroom or lecture hall; essay questions, suggested topics for seminar discussions, over 500 additional questions including multiple choice, and overhead transparency masters (available in PowerPoint or hardcopy).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333668528
ISBN-10: 0333668529
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 48mm)
Pages: 1024
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 4-Mar-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Tony Malim

TONY MALIM has taught A level Psychology and teacher education courses since 1972. He was formerly Head of the School of Social Sciences at Weston College and has been a course tutor at the Open University. ANN BIRCH was formerly Head of Psychology at Weston-super-Mare College. She was formerly Special Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Bristol and part-time tutor in Psychology and Teacher Education at Weston College.

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