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The psychology book : big ideas simply explained / [contributors, Catherine Collin [and 5 others]]

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  • 5 of 6 copies available at NC Cardinal.

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  • ISBN: 9781465458568
  • ISBN: 1465458565
  • Physical Description: 352 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Philosophical Roots: Psychology in the Making -- Four temperaments of personality / Galen 16 -- There is a reasoning soul in this machine / Descartes 20 -- Dormez! / Abbé Faria Faria, Abbé 22 -- Concepts become forces when they resist one another / Johann Friedrich Herbart Herbart, Johann Friedrich 24 -- Be that self which one truly is / Søren Kierkegaard Kierkegaard, Søren 26 -- Personality is composed of nature and nurture / Francis Galton Galton, Francis 28 -- Laws of hysteria are universal / Jean-Martin Charcot Charcot, Jean-Martin 30 -- A peculiar destruction of the internal connections of the psyche / Emil Kraepelin Kraepelin, Emil 31 -- Beginnings of the mental life date from the beginnings of life / Wilhelm Wundt Wundt, Wilhelm 32 -- We know the meaning of "consciousness" so long as no one asks us to define it / William James James, William 38 -- Adolescence is a new birth / G. Stanley Hall Hall, G. Stanley 46 -- 24 hours after learning something, we forget two-thirds of it / Hermann Ebbinghaus Ebbinghaus, Hermann 48 -- Intelligence of an individual is not a fixed quantity / Alfred Binet Binet, Alfred 50 -- Unconscious sees the men behind the curtains / Pierre Janet Janet, Pierre 54 -- Behaviorism: Responding to Our Environment -- Sight of tasty food makes a hungry man's mouth water / Ivan Pavlov Pavlov, Ivan 60 -- Profitless acts are stamped out / Edward Thorndike Thorndike, Edward 62 -- Anyone, regardless of their nature, can be trained to be anything / John B. Watson Watson, John B. 66 -- That great God-given maze which is our human world / Edward Tolman Tolman, Edward 72 -- Once a rat has visited out grain sack we can plan on its return / Edwin Guthrie Guthrie, Edwin 74 -- Nothing is more natural than for the cat to "love" the rat / Zing-Yang Kuo Kuo, Zing-Yang 75 -- Learning is just not possible / Karl Lashley Lashley, Karl 76 -- Imprinting cannot be forgotten! / Kanrad Lorenz Lorenz, Kanrad 77 -- Behavior is shaped by positive and negative reinforcement / B.F. Skinner Skinner, B.F. 78 -- Stop imagining the scene and relax / Joseph Wolpe Wolpe, Joseph 86 -- Psychotherapy: The Unconscious Determines Behavior -- Unconscious is the true psychical reality / Sigmund Freud Freud, Sigmund 92 -- Neurotic carries a feeling of inferiority with him constantly / Alfred Adler Adler, Alfred 100 -- Collective unconscious is made up of archetypes / Carl Jung Jung, Carl 102 -- Struggle between the life and death instincts persists throughout life / Melanie Klein Klein, Melanie 108 -- Tyranny of the "shoulds" / Karen Horney Horney, Karen 110 -- Superego becomes clear only when it confronts the ego with hostility / Anna Freud Freud, Anna 111 -- Truth can be tolerated only if you discover it yourself / Fritz Perls Perls, Fritz 112 -- It is notoriously inadequate to take an adopted child into one's home and love him / Donald Winnicott Winnicott, Donald 118 -- Unconscious is the discourse of the Other / Jacques Lacan Lacan, Jacques 122 -- Man's main task is to give birth to himself / Erich Fromm Fromm, Erich 124 -- Good life is a process not a state of being / Carl Rogers Rogers, Carl 130 -- What a man can be, he must be / Abraham Maslow Maslow, Abraham 138 -- Suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning / Viktor Frankl Frankl, Viktor 140 -- One does not become fully human painlessly / Rollo May May, Rollo 141 -- Rational beliefs create healthy emotional consequences / Albert Ellis Ellis, Albert 142 -- Family is the "factory" where people are made / Virginia Satir Satir, Virginia 146 -- Turn on, tune in, drop out / Timothy Leary Leary, Timothy 148 -- Insight may cause blindness / Paul Watzlawick Watzlawick, Paul 149 -- Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through / R.D. Laing Laing, R.D. 150 -- Our history does not determine our destiny / Boris Cyrulnik Cyrulnik, Boris -- Only good people get depressed / Dorothy Rowe Rowe, Dorothy 154 -- Fathers are subject to a rule of silence / Guy Corneau Corneau, Guy 155 -- Cognitive Psychology: The Calculating Brain -- Instinct is a dynamic pattern / Wolfgang Köhler Köhler, Wolfgang 160 -- Interruption of a task greatly improves its chances of being remembered / Bluma Zeigarnik Zeigarnik, Bluma 162 -- When a baby hears footsteps, an assembly is excited / Donald Hebb Hebb, Donald 163 -- Knowing is a process not a product / Jerome Bruner Bruner, Jerome 164 -- A man with conviction is a hard man to change / Leon Festinger Festinger, Leon 166 -- Magical number 7, plus or minus 2 / George Armitage Miller Miller, George Armitage 168 -- There's more to the surface than meets the eye / Aaron Beck Beck, Aaron 174 -- We can listen to only one voice at once / Donald Broadbent Broadbent, Donald 178 -- Time's arrow is bent into a loop / Endel Tulving Tulving, Endel 186 -- Perception is externally guided hallucination / Roger N. Shepard Shepard, Roger N. 192 -- We are constantly on the lookout for causal connections / Daniel Kahneman Kahneman, Daniel 193 -- Events and emotion are stored in memory together / Gordon H. Bower Bower, Gordon H. 194 -- Emotions are a runaway train / Paul Ekman Ekman, Paul 196 -- Ecstasy is a step into an alternative reality / Mihály Csikszentmihalyi Csikszentmihalyi, Mihály 198 -- Happy people are extremely social / Martin Seligman Seligman, Martin 200 -- What we believe with all our hearts is not necessarily the truth / Elizabeth Loftus Loftus, Elizabeth 202 -- Seven sins of memory / Daniel Schacter Schacter, Daniel 208 -- One is not one's thoughts / Jon Kabat-Zinn Kabat-Zinn, Jon 210 -- Fear is that biology will debunk all that we hold sacred / Steven Pinker Pinker, Steven 211 -- Compulsive behavior rituals are attempts to control intrusive thoughts / Paul Salkovskis Salkovskis, Paul 212 -- Social Psychology Being in a World of Others -- You cannot understand a system until you try to change it / Kurt Lewin Lewin, Kurt 218 -- How strong is the urge toward social conformity? / Solomon Asch Asch, Solomon 224 -- Life is a dramatically enacted thing / Eiving Goffman Goffman, Eiving 228 -- More you see it, the more you like it / Robert Zajonc Zajonc, Robert 230 -- Who likes competent women? / Janet Taylor Spence Spence, Janet Taylor 236 -- Flashbulb memories are fired by events of high emotionality / Roger Brown Brown, Roger 237 -- Goal is not to advance knowledge, but to be in the know / Serge Moscovici Moscovici, Serge 238 -- We are, by nature, social beings / William Glasser Glasser, William 240 -- We believe people get what they deserve / Melvin Lerner Lerner, Melvin 242 -- People who do crazy things are not necessarily crazy / Elliot Aronson Aronson, Elliot 244 -- People do what they are told to do / Stanley Milgram Milgram, Stanley 246 -- What happens when you put good people in an evil place? / Philip Zimbardo Zimbardo, Philip 254 -- Trauma must be understood in terms of the relationship between the individual and society / Ignacio Martin-Baró Martin-Baró, Ignacio 256 -- Developmental Philosophy: From Infant to Adult -- Goal of education is to create men and women who are capable of doing new things / Jean Piaget Piaget, Jean 262 -- We become ourselves through others / Lev Vygotsky Vygotsky, Lev 270 -- A child is not beholden to any particular parent / Bruno Bettelheim Bettelheim, Bruno 271 -- Anything that grows has a ground plan / Erik Erikson Erikson, Erik 272 -- Early emotional bonds are an integral part of human nature / John Bowlby Bowlby, John 274 -- Contact comfort is overwhelmingly important / Harry Harlow Harlow, Harry 278 -- We prepare children for a life about whose course we know nothing / Françoise Dolto Dolto, Françoise 279 -- A sensitive mother creates a secure attachment / Mary Ainsworth Ainsworth, Mary 280 -- Who teaches a child to hate and fear a member of another race? / Kenneth Clark Clark, Kenneth 282 -- Girls get better grades than boys / Eleanor E. Maccoby Maccoby, Eleanor E. 284 -- Most human behavior is learned through modeling / Albert Bandura Bandura, Albert 286 -- Morality develops in six stages / Lawrence Kohlberg Kohlberg, Lawrence 292 -- Language organ grows like any other body organ / Noam Chomsky Chomsky, Noam 294 -- Autism is an extreme form of the male brain / Simon Baron-Cohen Baron-Cohen, Simon 298 -- Psychology of Difference: personality and Intelligence -- Name as many uses as you can think of for a toothpick / J.R Guilford Guilford, J.R 304 -- Did Robinson Crusoe lack personality traits before the advent of Friday? / Gordon Airport Airport, Gordon 306 -- General intelligence consists of both fluid and crystallized intelligence / Raymond Cattell Cattell, Raymond 314 -- There is an association between insanity and genius / Hans J. Eysenck Eysenck, Hans J. 316 -- Three key motivations drive performance / David C. McClelland McClelland, David C. 322 -- Emotion is an essentially unconscious process / Nico Frijda Frijda, Nico 324 -- Behavior without environmental cues would be absurdly chaotic / Walter Mischel Mischel, Walter 326 -- We cannot distinguish the sane from the insane in psychiatric hospitals / David Rosenhan Rosenhan, David 328 -- Three faces of Eve / Thigpen & Cleckley Cleckley, Thigpen & 330.
Summary, etc.:
All the big ideas, simply explained - an innovative and accessible guide to the study of human nature The Psychology Book clearly explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in this fascinating field of science.
Subject: Psychology.
Psychologists > Biography.
Psychology > History.
Genre: Biographies.

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