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Psychology For Dummies

Published 09-23-2020

<p><b>Find out what makes you&mdash;and everyone else&mdash;tick</b><b>&nbsp;</b>&nbsp;</p> <p><i>Psychology&nbsp;</i><i>For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;takes you on the challenging and thrilling adventure into the&nbsp;astonishing&nbsp;science of why we&nbsp;do the things we do. Along the way you&rsquo;ll find out how&nbsp;psychology&nbsp;helps us&nbsp;improve our relationships, make better decisions, be more effective in our careers, and avoid stress and mental illness in difficult times.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>In a friendly, jargon-free style, clinical psychologist&nbsp;and teacher Adam Cash&nbsp;uses practical examples to&nbsp;delve&nbsp;deep into&nbsp;the maze of the human mind:&nbsp;from the basic hardware, software, and "wetware" of our brains&nbsp;to the&nbsp;mysteries of consciousness&nbsp;and the&nbsp;murkier reaches of abnormal behavior.&nbsp;He also provides profound insights into&nbsp;our wants and needs,&nbsp;the&nbsp;differences between&nbsp;psychological&nbsp;approaches, and how positive psychology&nbsp;can&nbsp;help you&nbsp;lead the&nbsp;&ldquo;good life&rdquo;&nbsp;that fulfills you most.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Gain insights into identity and the self</li> <li>Cope with stress and illness</li> <li>Maintain psychological health</li> <li>Make informed choices when seeking counseling&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Whether you&rsquo;re&nbsp;new to the unconscious&nbsp;or&nbsp;an established&nbsp;devotee&nbsp;of&nbsp;Freud and pharmacology,&nbsp;<i>Psychology For Dummies&nbsp;</i>is&nbsp;your&nbsp;essential guide to the examined life&mdash;and what&nbsp;can&nbsp;make&nbsp;it&nbsp;even more worth living!&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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Cognitive Psychology For Dummies

Published 04-11-2016

<b>Demystify the core concepts of cognitive psychology</b> <p>Written specifically for psychology students &#8211; and not other academics - <i>Cognitive Psychology For Dummies</i> is an accessible and entertaining introduction to the field. Unlike the dense and jargon-laden content found in most psychology textbooks, this practical guide provides readers with easy-to-understand explanations of the fundamental elements of cognitive psychology so that they are able obtain a firm grasp of the material.</p> <p><i>Cognitive Psychology For Dummies</i> follows the structure of a typical university course, which makes it the perfect supplement for students in need of a clear and enjoyable overview of the topic. The complexities of a field that explores internal mental processes &#8211; including the study of how people perceive, remember, think, speak, and solve problems &#8211; can be overwhelming for first-year psychology students. This practical resource cuts through the academic-speak to provide a clear understanding of the most important elements of cognitive psychology.</p> <ul> <li>Obtain a practical understanding of the core concepts of cognitive psychology</li> <li>Supplement required course reading with clear and easy-to-understand overviews</li> <li>Gain confidence in your ability to apply your knowledge of cognitive psychology</li> <li>Prepare for upcoming exams or topic discussions</li> </ul> <p><i>Cognitive Psychology For Dummies</i> is the perfect resource for psychology students who need a clear and readable overview of the core concepts of cognitive psychology.</p>

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