Key Studies in Psychology 6th Edition

Author: Richard Gross
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444189387
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Psychology is full of agreements and disagreements! Here Richard Gross pairs up 30 studies to show you how the classic theories in Psychology are constantly revisited by modern researchers. In a new focus for this 6th edition, the emphasis is on how these classic and contemporary studies relate. From the differences and similarities between them you'll understand not just the studies themselves, but develop the study skills you need to write about Psychology in exams and essays. The aim is to help you understand how specific research and issues fit into the science of Psychology as a whole, and where that science is going. Key Studies in Psychology 6th Edition is a life-saver in the sea of Psychological research - grab onto it!

Key Studies in Psychology

Author: Richard D. Gross
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780340857854
Format: PDF
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" ... full and detailed summaries of 33 research reports and studies drawn from all major areas of psychology... Before each summary, the study is put into a theoretical, practical and/or socio-historical context, and details of its aims, hypotheses, method and design are presented. Following each summary, an evaluation of the sutdy is provided, focusing on major theoretical and methodological issues, subsequent research, and applications and implications"-- cover.

Key Studies in Psychology 5th Edition

Author: Richard Gross
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444164236
Format: PDF, Docs
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Key Studies in Psychology, 5th edition provides summaries of 40 key studies that have shaped the course of psychology, covering both the classic core studies and more recent contemporary studies. Concise, user-friendly and comprehensive, the new edition of this bestselling textbook is ideal for students of psychology at all levels. Before each summary, the Background/Context features put each study into a clear theoretical or practical context, and explain the aims, hypotheses, methods and design. After each summary, a full Evaluation is provided, focusing on major theoretical and methodological issues, subsequent reserach and applications and implications. Each summary is also followed by useful Exercise questions, to encourage the student to think critically about methodological, theoretical, and ethical features of the study. Full answers to all Exercise questions are also provided in an Appendix. All the classic core studies are covered, alongside a number of newer studies, which cover topics such as the effects of abortion on young women, adolescent's brains, anorexia nervosa, and nurses' understanding of the concept of care. These very recent studies are highly relevant to everyday life, making this text ideal for the study of Applied Psychology. Fully updated and modernised, this brand new edition of Key Studies in Psychology is essential reading for Psychology students at all levels.

Psychology The Science of Mind and Behaviour 7th Edition

Author: Richard Gross
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1471829758
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Provides the essential foundation for psychology students, this is a revised and updated version of the most trusted introduction written by the bestselling psychology author Richard Gross. Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour has helped over half a million students worldwide. It is the essential introduction to psychology, covering all students need to know to understand and evaluate classic and contemporary topics. - Enables students to easily access psychological theories and research with colourful, user-friendly content and useful features including summaries, critical discussion and research updates - Helps students to understand the research process with contributions from leading psychologists including Elizabeth Loftus, Alex Haslam and David Canter - Ensures students are up to date with the latest issues and debates with this fully updated edition

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: Hugh Coolican
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 113463868X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This sixth edition of Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology has been fully revised and updated, providing students with the most readable and comprehensive survey of research methods, statistical concepts and procedures in psychology today. Assuming no prior knowledge, this bestselling text takes you through every stage of your research project giving advice on planning and conducting studies, analysing data and writing up reports. The book provides clear coverage of statistical procedures, and includes everything needed from nominal level tests to multi-factorial ANOVA designs, multiple regression and log linear analysis. It features detailed and illustrated SPSS instructions for all these procedures eliminating the need for an extra SPSS textbook. New features in the sixth edition include: "Tricky bits" - in-depth notes on the things that students typically have problems with, including common misunderstandings and likely mistakes. Improved coverage of qualitative methods and analysis, plus updates to Grounded Theory, Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis and Discourse Analysis. A full and recently published journal article using Thematic Analysis, illustrating how articles appear in print. Discussion of contemporary issues and debates, including recent coverage of journals’ reluctance to publish replication of studies. Fully updated online links, offering even more information and useful resources, especially for statistics. Each chapter contains a glossary, key terms and newly integrated exercises, ensuring that key concepts are understood. A companion website (www.routledge.com/cw/coolican) provides additional exercises, revision flash cards, links to further reading and data for use with SPSS.

Leadership Challenge

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527503742
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.

Psychology for Nurses and Health Professionals Second Edition

Author: Richard Gross
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1444179934
Format: PDF, Docs
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Psychology for Nurses and Health Professionals, Second Edition is an accessible guide providing comprehensive coverage of psychology for nurses and healthcare professionals in training and practice. Key features include: Fully updated and restructured to ensure content matches training requirements for nurses and healthcare practitioners Stronger focus on the biopsychosocial model, therapeutic relationships and self-awareness More examples to highlight application with theories demonstrated through scenarios relevant to practice Accessible style with critical discussion boxes, student diary entries, reflection points, summary boxes and glossary Free lecturer PowerPoints, extension material, MCQs and exercises available to download Written by the bestselling psychology author Richard Gross and Nancy Kinnison, an experienced nurse and lecturer, this is an essential guide to applying theoretical aspects of psychology to nursing and health care.

An Introduction to Social Psychology

Author: Miles Hewstone
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118823532
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This text has been specially designed to meet the needs of students at all levels, with contributions written by leading social psychologists, each an acknowledged expert on the topics covered in a given chapter. An Introduction to Social Psychology benefits hugely from an updated range of innovative pedagogical features intended to catch the imagination, combined with a rigorous editorial approach, which results in a cohesive and uniform style accessible to all. Full coverage of all the major theories and topics. Focused discussions of ...