Psychology for Dummies, 2ed

Adam Cash

ISBN: 9788126543809

384 pages

Exclusively distributed by Penguin Books 

INR 399

Description

Understanding why people behave the way they do can be a real challenge. Psychology for Dummies, 2nd Edition explains human behavior and mental processes in an accessible, user-friendly guide. Following in the successful steps of Psychology for Dummies, this 2nd edition will include new and updated information on a variety of psychology topics.

 

Introduction  

Part I: Getting Started with Psychology  

• Seeing the Purpose of Psychology

• Making Sense of What People Do: Psychology Essentials

 

Part II: Picking Your Brain (And Body)

• Hardware, Software, and Wetware

• Conscious Beings

• Getting Sensitive

 

Part III: Thinking and Feeling and Acting  

• Thinking and Speaking

• How Does That Make You Feel?

• Barking up the Learning Tree: Dogs, Cats, and Rats

 

Part IV: Me, You, and Everything in Between  

• Developing an Award-Winning Personality

• Catching the First Boat off Isolation Island

• Conforming Like a Contortionist: Social Psychology

• Growing Up with Psychology

• Modern Abnormal Psychology

 

Part V: Building a Better You

• Assessing the Problem and Testing the Psyche

• Getting Comfy on the Couch

• Changing Behavior, Changing Thinking

• Being a Person Is Tough: Client-Centered and Existential Therapies

• Stress, Illness, Growth, and Strength

 

Part VI: The Part of Tens

• Ten Tips for Maintaining Psychological Health

• Ten Great Psychological Movies

 

Index  

 

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