Winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Prize 2018. I couldn't put it down.' - Professor Robert Winston Drawing upon her cutting-edge research Professor Blakemore explores:* What makes the adolescent brain different?
Combining great storytelling with practical takeaways and a litany of fascinating, funny and insightful case studies, Truth is a sobering and engaging read about how profoundly our mindsets and actions are influenced by the truths that those around us choose to tell.
As always, Anderson makes his discussions of higher mental processes concrete and accessible with fascinating examples and clear explanations of the underlying research.
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This textbook presents overviews of 12 landmark studies in psychology from diverse areas of research such as consciousness, developmental psychology, learning, memory, social psychology and psychopathology.
Evolutionary Psychology: Genes, Environments, and Time is an extremely student-friendly textbook that explores with depth all the central topics in evolutionary psychology, integrating perspectives from psychology, ethology, evolutionary biology, anthropology, and zoology.
This introduction to psychology spans the six central areas of the topic: cognitive psychology; individual and abnormal psychology; social psychology; developmental psychology; and comparative psychology.
Clinical Psychology: Revisiting the Classic Studies traces 14 ground-breaking studies by researchers such as Leo Kanner, David T. Lykken and Aaron T. Beck to re-examine and reflect on their findings and engage in a lively discussion of the subsequent work that they have inspired.
Offering an introduction to applied qualitative research in psychology with a distinctively applied approach, this title is apt for undergraduate psychology students taking modules in research methods, executing research-based projects or those undertaking Masters and taught doctoral level programs in psychology.
Maps out the requirements of a project in psychology. This book guides students through various aspects of a psychology project from conception of an idea, to writing up the final draft. It uses examples and provides insights into applying theory to practice and knowledge, skills and ability to carry out and write up their thesis project.
The Imagination Gap helps leaders in every sector apply their imagination effectively to explore new, creative approaches to survive and thrive. Examples from a range of industries and settings, from Broadway to Silicon Valley, with simple steps and exercises, help you stop thinking the way you "should" and start making extraordinary things happen.
Award-winning, celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a history of our understanding of heredity in this sweeping, resonating overview of a force that shaped human society - a force set to shape our future even more radically.
This is a book about what it takes to get back up and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new ending. Struggle can be our greatest call to courage and Rising Strong, our clearest path to deeper meaning, wisdom and hope.