101 Things I Learned in Psychology School

101 Things I Learned in Psychology School - 101 Things I Learned

First Crown edition

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Publisher's Synopsis

Why do we think, feel, and act the way we do? A professor and expert consultant on psychological health ponders these questions and more in this thought-provoking, illustrated guide. Psychology is one of the most popular undergraduate majors. It provides an orienting point for many professional careers, including international relations, public health, social work, clinical counseling, brain research, organizational behavior, business, and advertising. This book not only provides an introduction to this vast field but also tells you how to survive and thrive in the psychology curriculum. Lessons include:  the essential organization and workings of the brain  why statistics and the scientific method are as critical to the psychologist as humanistic skills  how to conduct research, structure survey questions, organize data, and present a research paper  how a therapist and patient form an alliance  why forgetting makes the mind more efficient  why shame is destructive while guilt is productive Written by an experienced professor, author, and expert consultant on mental health and happiness, 101 Things I Learned® in Psychology School is for students as well as beginning clinicians, social and public health workers, and others interested in understanding why we think, feel, and act as we do.

Book information

ISBN: 9780451496751
Publisher: Crown
Imprint: Crown
Pub date:
Edition: First Crown edition
DEWEY: 150
DEWEY edition: 23/eng/20230508
Language: English
Number of pages: 101
Weight: 416g
Height: 134mm
Width: 187mm
Spine width: 27mm