Description : Presents an overview of the latest information on various topics in psychology, such as cognition, motivation, learning, memory, and abnormal psychology.
Description : The book titled Basic Psychology is quite comprehensive as it deals with all the important aspects of general psychology and human behaviour in a very simple and readable form. The author has succeeded in including some thoughts and ideas of modern psychologists. The content is presented with utmost clarity and thoroughness. The illustrations and drawings will sustain the interest of the students. It will be a very valuable text book for nursing students as there are adequate explanations and thought provoking discussions. The summary and quiz in each chapter will be very helpful for the students to facilitate learning process and develop good study habits.
Description : Sport Psychology: The Basics provides an accessible introduction to the fundamental ideas at the heart of Sport Psychology today. It examines the links between sport participants’ behaviours, their personality and their environment to identify the factors which affect performance. Exploring theory and practice, it uses case studies to illustrate how key areas of theory are applied within a sport psychologist’s practice, answering such questions as: What is sport psychology and what do sport psychologists do? What factors affect sporting performance? Which psychological characteristics are associated with achievement in sport? How can performance be improved by using theory? With a glossary of key terms, suggestions for further study and ideas for improving performance, Sport Psychology: The Basics is an ideal introduction for students of sport and coaches who would like to know more about how sport psychologists address questions about human behaviour in sport.
Description : The first half of the book focuses on broader questions and principles taken from psychology per se, and the second half focuses on somewhat more practical issues of teaching. All parts of the book draw on research, theory, and practical wisdom wherever appropriate. Chapter 2 is about learning theory, and Chapter 3 is about development. Chapter 4 is about several forms of student diversity, and Chapter 5 is about students with disabilities. Chapter 6 is about motivation. Following these somewhat more basic psychological chapters, we turn to several lasting challenges of classroom life-challenges that seem to be an intrinsic part of the job. Chapter 7 offers ideas about classroom management; Chapter 8, ideas about communicating with students; Chapter 9, about ways to assist students' complex forms of thinking; and Chapter 10, about planning instruction systematically. The book closes with two chapters about assessment of learning.
Description : Donald Hebb was one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century and the first version of this textbook was written in 1958. This 4th edition, co-authored with Donderi, was originally published in 1987 and the object of the book was to introduce the student to the scientific study of the human mind and behaviour. The authors’ concern was with scientific psychology and fundamental principles. They felt this understanding was the best preparation to following future developments in psychological knowledge and to understand the changes in how that knowledge was applied. Although psychology has developed in many directions since its publication, much of the information in this book is still relevant today.
Description : This book provides valuable insight into the nature and the background of the subject of Psychology. Designed basically as a textbook for general psychology courses of Indian universities, it will also prove useful to those working in the disciplines of sociology, education, social work and social sciences. The subject matter in the text has been presented in such a way that t can be easily grasped by a beginner and appreciated by an advanced reader.
Description : A brief textbook on Psychology is a best book to understand the nature of human psychology and the science of human behavior. The book Psychology has covered the topics very well starting with introduction of psychology, functions of different parts of brain, science of psychology, psychological behavior, and mental disorders and covers other side like learning and thinking, memory, sensation and emotions while keep explain topics chapter to chapter. This book provides clear learning objectives, based on the recommended learning method which guide students and teacher through the depth and well maintain text. This book has a learning approach that engages students intensely in the study of psychology.
Description : Jim Kalat’s best-selling INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY takes a critical thinking approach to the major theories and concerns of psychology. Kalat’s blend of humorous writing style with fun, hands-on Try It Yourself activities, gives students an engaging learning experience that gets them involved with even the most intimidating concepts. This proven approach has won the text well-deserved praise from instructors and students alike. By prompting students to ask themselves questions like How was this conclusion reached? and Does the evidence really support it?, Kalat encourages the use of scientific principles that psychologists utilize when attempting to answer questions about human intellect, emotion, and behavior. This approach helps students separate what merely sounds plausible from what is scientifically provable -- both in the psychology classroom and beyond it. With the text’s carefully crafted content and pedagogy, as well as its supporting learning tools, students are able to see the study of psychology as an endeavor that has relevance to their scholastic and personal lives. The Ninth Edition builds upon the text’s reputation for incorporating timely information that draws on the latest research and literature. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : This volume presents the theory and methodology of cognitive psychology that may be applied to problems of the real world and to describe the current range of cognitive applications to real world situations. Intended for undergraduate and graduate level students.