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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 1-18
  3. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 19-52
  4. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 53-80
  5. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 81-110
  6. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 111-150
  7. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 151-184
  8. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 185-219
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 220-240

About this book

Introduction

This second edition of this popular text is designed to meet the needs of teachers and students following new A and AS level Psychology syllabuses on either modular or terminal routes, as well as those on introductory psychology courses at degree level. This extensively revised and updated edition covers:

* major orientations in psychology and philosophical issues in psychology: including free-will and determinism and reductionism

* psychology and science biases in psychological theory and research, including advertising, propaganda, warfare and psychometric testing

* ethics in psychological research and practice

* ethics in socially sensitive research

Key concepts are clearly flagged and learning objectives are included in each chapter.

Keywords

ethics learning philosophy psychology

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