Heads Up Psychology, 1st Edition

  • Marcus Weeks
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  • ISBN-10: 1465434119
  • ISBN-13: 9781465434111
  • DDC: 150
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 160 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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"What is insanity?" "Can we trust our memories?" "Who needs parents, anyway?" The answers to these and many other burning questions lie in the world of psychology. It is all around us, influencing advertising, politics, and product development, and Heads Up Psychology explains it all. Using engaging graphics, this book explores the big ideas from all areas of psychology, including psychoanalysis, intelligence, and mental disorders, as well as offering biography spreads of key psychologists and case study panels about specific experiments to give everything context. Heads Up Psychology offers big ideas, simply explained for teen readers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Title Page.
What is Psychology?.
What do Psychologists Do?.
Research Methods.
1: What Makes Me Tick?.
2: Who Needs Parents, Anyway?.
3: Can’t You Just Grow Up?.
4: Can You be Molded?.
5: You Don’t Need No Education.
6: Ivan Pavlov.
7: Live and Learn.
8: Why did You Behave Like That?.
9: Do You Know What’s Right and Wrong?.
10: Mary Ainsworth.
11: Is it Never Too Late?.
12: Developmental Psychology in the Real World.
13: What does My Brain Do?.
14: Is Your Mind Different from Your Brain?.
15: What Goes on in Your Brain?.
16: What Can Brain Damage Tell Us?.
17: Santiago Ramón Y Cajal.
18: What is Consciousness?.
19: Vilayanur Ramachandran.
20: Dream On….
21: Biological Psychology in the Real World.
22: How does my Mind Work?.
23: What is Knowledge?.
24: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions.
25: Why do You Remember Stuff?.
26: Elizabeth Loftus.
27: How are Memories Stored?.
28: Don’t Trust Your Memory.
29: Information Overload?.
30: Donald Broadbent.
31: Watch Your Language!.
32: Are You Fooling Yourself?.
33: How Do You Make Sense of the World?.
34: Don’t Believe Your Eyes.
35: Cognitive psychology in the Real World.
36: What Makes Me Unique?.
37: What Makes You So Special?.
38: What are You Like?.
39: Gordon Allport.
40: So You Think You’re Smart?.
41: Why are You So Moody?.
42: What Motivates You?.
43: Do Personalities Change?.
44: Feeling Down?.
45: What Makes an Addict?.
46: Sigmund Freud.
47: What is Normal?.
48: Are You Insane?.
49: Is Anyone Really Evil?.
50: It’s Good to Talk.
51: Is Therapy the Answer?.
52: Don’t Worry, be Happy!.
53: Psychology of difference in the Real World.
54: Where Do I Fit in?.
55: Would You Follow the Crowd?.
56: Why Do Good People Do Bad Things?.
57: Don’t be so Selfish!.
58: Solomon Asch.
59: Attitude Problem?.
60: The Power of Persuasion.
61: What Makes You Angry?.
62: Stanley Milgram.
63: Are You in the in Crowd?.
64: What Makes a Winning Team?.
65: Can You Perform under Pressure?.
66: Do Guys Think Like Girls?.
67: Why Do People Fall in Love?.
68: Social Psychology in the Real World.
Directory of Psychologists.