Strong modern coverage of biological psychology.
* Cross-cultural research is integrated so well that readers do no see cross-cultural issues as distinct from the psychology of "white people".
* Contains a balanced multi-theoretical perspective about all psychological phenomena (biological vs. Behavioral vs. Psycho-dynamic vs. cognitive).
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A compelling account of the different perspectives psychologists take in understanding psychological phenomena. Considers the biological basis of psychology and the role of culture in shaping fundamental psychological processes. Integrates concepts and findings from biopsychology and neuroscience, discussing such issues as the way damage to the brain can alter personality. Features ethnographic examples and cross-cultural studies to explore psychological phenomena in other cultures, with implications for their universality.From the Back Cover:
See the big picture with Westen's highly accessible approach to psychology!
In this detail, you can see some of the images that make the PhotomasaicTM on the cover of Drew Westen's new Third Edition of PSYCHOLOGY. The photographers and illustrations, some of which are from the text, reflect the many diverse aspects of psychology.
It's sometimes hard to make sense of so many disparate—and often conflicting—ideas and areas of study. But jist like the PhotomosaicTM, when you take a step back you can see the big picture.
Drew Westen's clear, engaging voice and his comprehensive, accurate coverage of current topics in psychology help students make connections between key psychological concepts and understand the discipline as a whole. Updated and revided, the Third Edition features several new pedagogical tools that enable students see these connections more easily and think actively and critically about what they are learning.
Here's how Westen's approach works:
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Descrizione libro John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110471415979
Descrizione libro John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0471415979
Descrizione libro John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 3rd. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0471415979
Descrizione libro John Wiley & Sons, Inc. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0471415979 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW7.1948711