Understanding Psychology 2
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This two-volume set examines dreams and dreaming from a variety of angles—biological, psychological, and sociocultural—in order to provide readers with a holistic introduction to this fascinating subject. • Provides comprehensive coverage of the physiology, psychology, and cultural contexts of dreaming • Explores both dream theory and the practical applications of dreamwork in everyday life • Features contributions by more than 75 authors, all recognized experts in their fields • Offers readers suggestions for further reading and additional study in an extensive bibliography
Do your students find psychology difficult to engage with or want a textbook that is easy to read? Would they benefit from a textbook that demonstrates how psychology applies to nursing? Right from the start of their programme it is crucial for nursing students to understand the significance of psychology in nursing. This book helps students recognise why they need to know about psychology, how it can affect and influence their individual nursing practice as well as the role it plays in health and illness. Written in clear, easy to follow language and with each chapter linking to relevant NMC Standards and Essentials Skills Clusters it simplifies the key theory and puts the discipline of psychology into context for nursing students, with clear examples and case studies used throughout. Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is: · Affordable · Mapped to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters · Focused on applying theory to practice · Full of active learning features ‘The set of books is an excellent resource for students. The series is small, easily portable and valuable. I use the whole set on a regular basis.’ - Fiona Davies, Senior Nurse Lecturer, University of Derby
The book presents a comprehensive updated approach to current psychological knowledge to facilitate a rapid review of the major subjects in psychology in medicine and to stimulate further detailed study. The book is divided into five Parts. Part One provides an elaborate background of the various sub-disciplines of psychology, the various theories and schools of thoughts encompassing them. Part Two discusses the links between the physical and psychological state of being human. Part Three elucidates the basic psychological processes that shape human cognizance. Part Four talks about the different factors which influence the human psyche. Part Five discusses the various aspects of clinical psychology and their implications for the physical well-being of people. Understanding Psychology for Medicine and Nursing distinguishes itself in providing a concise, clear understanding of most of the basic topics of psychology that are essential to all students of general psychology, but particularly to medical and nursing students, and to postgraduate trainees in psychiatry.
Covering the cognitive and emotional foundations of prejudice underpinning all forms of inequality, Understanding the Psychology of Diversity examines social difference, social inequality, and the problems inherent to inequality from a psychological perspective. By studying how the individual constructs his or her view of social diversity and how she or he is defined and influenced by social diversity, the author presents all that psychology has to offer on this critically important topic.
Connect complex psychological concepts to real life Understanding Psychology simplifies complex psychological concepts for students. The program’s philosophy is to make psychology relevant, fun, interesting, and approachable. Understanding Psychology is an interactive book with hands-on activities, case studies, current issues, and readings about the field of psychology.
Written by a senior examiner, Christine Brain, this Edexcel AS Psychology Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit 2: Understanding the Individual.This full-colour book includes all you need to know to prepare for your unit exam: clear guidance on the content of the unit, with topic summaries, knowledge check questions and a quick-reference index examiner's advice throughout, so you will know what to expect in the exam and will be able to demonstrate the skills required exam-style questions, with graded student responses, so you can see clearly what is required to get a better grade
Part One: FUNDAMENTALS OF RESEARCH. 1. Explanation in Scientific Psychology. 2. Research Techniques: Observation and Correlation. 3. Research Techniques: Experiments. 4. Ethics in Psychological Research. 5. How to Read and Write Research Reports. Part Two: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY. 6. Psychophysics. 7. Perception. 8. Attention and Reaction Time. 9. Conditioning and Learning. 10. Remembering and Forgetting. 11. Thinking and Problem Solving. 12. Individual Differences and Development. 13. Social Psychology. 14. Environmental Psychology. 15. Human Factors. Appendix A: Experimental Psychology: A Historical Sketch. Appendix B: Statistical Reasoning: An Introduction. Appendix C: Statistical Tables.