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Everything Psychology Book : Explore the human psyche and understand why we do the things we do - Kendra Cherry

Everything Psychology Book

Explore the human psyche and understand why we do the things we do

Paperback Published: 16th November 2010
ISBN: 9781440506918
Number Of Pages: 304

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What do dreams mean? How important is childhood, really? Why do we forget this--and remember that? There's nothing more fascinating--or frightening--than the ins and outs of the human mind. But understanding the complex links between our brains, our emotions, and our behaviour can be challenging. This book unravels even the most arcane mysteries of psychology, including: ?The human drive for food, sex, and other desires ?What happens when thinking and emotions go awry ?Why we fall in love with one person and not another ?How we can develop a strong sense of self ?When traumatic events can change who we are Scientific information is coupled with real-life examples to help you grasp the basic principles and theories of psychology. You'll be able to achieve a better understanding of yourself--and everyone else around you, too! AUTHOR: Kendra Cherry is a writer specializing in psychology, child development, and education. She writes about personality, social behaviour, child therapy, for several online magazines, and she is the About.com Guide to Psychology. Kendra previously worked with children suffering from emotional disturbances as a psychosocial rehabilitation specialist. She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Education. SELLING POINTS o This updated edition includes all new information on post traumatic stress disorder and forensic psychology, plus a new chapter on careers in psychology

ISBN: 9781440506918
ISBN-10: 1440506914
Series: Everything®
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 16th November 2010
Publisher: ADAMS PUB
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 20.3  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised