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Psychology (5th Edition)

A concise introduction

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Worth

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This exceptionally concise textbook offers a rich survey of the fundamental research and concepts  in the field of Psychology. Author Richard Griggs has updated the book throughout, especially in the chapters on...

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This exceptionally concise textbook offers a rich survey of the fundamental research and concepts  in the field of Psychology. Author Richard Griggs has updated the book throughout, especially in the chapters on neuroscience, sensation and perception, learning, social psychology, and abnormal psychology—all while maintaining the book’s trademark brevity.This book is ideal for short Introductory Psychology modules. Griggs has made informed choices on which topics to cover, creating 10 focused chapters which are easily covered on a one term course.

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  • Written by experienced author Richard Griggs, whose main research areas are human reasoning and the teaching of psychology
  • The topics covered have been carefully selected based on introductory psychology course research
  • Its shorter length makes it ideal for one-term courses.



  • Discussion of the regression toward the mean phenomenon and how it is involved in many events that we experience in our everyday lives
  • Inclusion of The Dress illusion that went viral in February 2015 on the Internet, including an explanation of it in terms of subjective individual differences in achieving colour constancy
  • Substantial revision of the discussion of the Little Albert fear conditioning study that now includes the answer to the question Whatever happened to Little Albert
  • Exploration of the recent largest-even genetic study of mental disorders that identified the gene variants associated with schizophrenia
1. The Science of Psychology
2. Neuroscience
3. Sensation and Perception
4. Learning
5. Memory
6. Thinking and Intelligence
7. Developmental Psychology
8. Personality Theories and Assessment
9. Social Psychology
10. Abnormal Psychology.
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Richard A. Griggs is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Florida. 

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Richard A. Griggs is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Florida. 

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