How Psychology Works explains hundreds of psychological terms clearly and simply, such as psychosis, neurosis, psychopathy, flow, human factors, self-efficacy, 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 psychological health and behavior.
Using straightforward definitions and clear, striking visuals, this PDF ebook makes the workings of the brain easy to understand and shows what happens when things go wrong, with information on disorders such as paranoia and anxiety, as well as explanations of the different therapies that are used to treat them, from group therapy to art therapy, CBT to psychoanalysis.
With its combination of bold infographics and clear, easy-to-understand text, this ebook explores and explains the various approaches that psychologists use to study how people behave and think, 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 thoughts, behavior, and feelings in a variety of environments and scenarios.
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