About the Book

What psychology has been waiting for...

Psychology, published in association with the British Psychological Society, is the definitive introductory textbook for students starting their study of psychology.

  • Written with style and authority by more than 20 leading psychologists from the UK and Australasia, in association with our editorial team;

  • Contains comprehensive and integrated coverage of all the major topics in first-year undergraduate psychology;

  • Also provides extensive treatment of cutting-edge applied areas such as health, organizational and forensic psychology;

  • Each chapter helps students to understand psychology on their own terms:
  • ‘Research Close-ups’ bring research to life via snapshot case

  • ‘Everyday Psychology’ boxes apply real-life contexts to the basic principles;

  • Includes a host of additional useful features, from chapter maps, learning objectives, expert opinions and profiles of pioneering psychologists in each subfield, to chapter summaries, revision questions, suggestions for further reading and a glossary;

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