How Psychology Works

How Psychology Works

Applied Psychology Visually Explained

Book - 2018
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Using straightforward definitions and clear, striking visuals, this book makes the workings of the brain easy to understand and shows what happens when things go wrong, with information on disorders such as anxiety and paranoia, as well as explanations of the different therapies that are used to treat them, from CBT to psychoanalysis, group therapy to art therapy. How Psychology Works explains hundreds of psychological terms clearly and simply, such as neurosis, psychosis, psychopathy, self-efficacy, flow, human factors, and false memory syndrome. It also includes an introduction to the different approaches psychologists use to understand how we behave and think and a detailed look at how the brain influences behavior and psychological health. With its combination of bold infographics and clear, easy-to-understand text, this book explores and explains the various approaches that psychologists use to study how people think and behave, such as behaviorism, cognitive psychology, and humanism, and shows how these approaches can be applied to real-world situations. With examples from the workplace to the sports field, the courtroom to the classroom, How Psychology Works shows how psychology plays a huge role in all of our lives and offers a greater understanding of what influences behavior, thoughts, and feelings in a variety of environments and scenarios.
Publisher: New York, New York : DK, 2018.
Edition: First American edition.
ISBN: 9781465468611
Branch Call Number: 150 HOW
Characteristics: 255 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm


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Nov 11, 2018

This book should have been called "Info-graphics of Psychology" as this book is filled with info-graphics that illustrate brief overviews on various topics and does not go too in depth.

On the plus side this book is filled with full color info-graphics that are clean and simple to understand. This is a good starting off point for those who might want to study psychology further or for those who only wish the have just a basic overview on the subject and its practical applications.

Aug 03, 2018

This is like a fun encyclopedia of psychology. I want to buy a copy of this. Fantastic and the infographics are fun.


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