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All in the Mind. Psychology for the Curious. Edition No. 3

  • ID: 5224518
  • Book
  • September 2016
  • 288 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

All in the Mind: Psychology for the Curious, Third Edition covers important, topical, and sometimes controversial subjects in the field of Psychology in an engaging alternative or supplement to traditional student textbooks. The third edition of a successful and uniquely readable textbook – includes more than two thirds brand new material, with all retained material thoroughly revised and updated. All in the Mind, 3rd Edition offers a new and engaging way to consider key theories and approaches in psychology; providing an original alternative or supplement to traditional teaching textbooks.

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Chapter Descriptions vi

Preface to the Third Edition viii

Acknowledgments ix

Some Quirky Quotes About Psychology x

1. Introduction: Public Beliefs About Psychology 1

2. "Untangling" Myths and Psychological Realities 15

3. The Names and Dates That Shaped Psychology's History and Development 46

4. Science, Pseudo]Science, and Conspiracy Theories 66

5. The Man Called Freud 96

6. A Guide Into Abnormal Psychology 120

7. Psychology and Work 140

8. Do Looks Matter? 165

9. Judging and Nudging 190

10. A Psychologist in the Marketplace 211

References 235

Further Reading 243

Index 259

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Adrian Furnham University College London, UK.

Dimitrios Tsivrikos
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