Written to be accessible, each book in this series provides: quick and easy-to-read summaries of key ideas and key thinkers intended to enable students to attain and assimilate knowledge quickly; features that track the history of each idea, the idea in action today, the debate that surrounds it and its practical application; and a reference resource for AS/A2 Level courses, and students progressing to further study. They demonstrate how the thinker/s ideas can or have had practical applications, outlining contemporary research relevant to the ideas and provide suggestions for further reading. They are suitable for AS/A Level courses and AVCE courses for all awarding bodies and are also relevant for undergraduate and BTEC National and HNC/D courses.
Table of Contents
Attachment theory; attribution theory; authoritarian personality; behavioural genetics; biorhythms; classical conditioning; cognitive-behavioural therapy; cue-dependent forgetting; diagnosis of mental disorder; Erikson's theory of lifespan development; evolutionary psychology; Freudian psychoanalysis; gay and lesbian psychology; humanistic psychology; hypnosis; individual psychology; Milgram and the study of obedience; moral reasoning; observational learning; operant conditioning; parapsychology; Piaget and cognitive development; reconstructive memory; social constructionism; social identity theory; social representations theory; Stroop effect; theory of mind.