Introducing Psychology through Research

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1.1Details: Sigmund Freud (1856–1939)7
1.2Details: the difference between psychiatrists, psychoanalysts and psychologists8
1.3Details: referencing research10
1.4Details: dates in psychology14
2.1Research: does group brainstorming work?27
3.1Details: what is a journal?30
3.2Details: the reference section32
3.3Methods: visual search34
4.1Research: other research in cognitive psychology55
5.1Research: other research in social psychology68
6.1Methods: the Strange Situation procedure72
6.2Methods: twin studies74
6.3Methods: heritability estimate74
6.4Research: other research in developmental psychology86
7.1Methods: meta-analysis89
7.2Methods: measuring intelligence91
7.3Research: other research in biological psychology98
8.1Details: the trait approach102
8.2Methods: a structured personality test104
8.3Methods: the NEO Personality Inventory105
8.4Methods: cross-sectional and sequential methods109
8.5Research: other research in individual differences115
9.1Details: what are mental disorders?117
9.2Methods: diagnosing mental disorders119
9.3Methods: diagnosing schizophrenia121
9.4Details: subtypes of schizophrenia122
9.5Research: other research in clinical psychology131
10.1Research: examples of ethically controversial research studies139
10.2Details: ethical guidelines140
10.3Details: a summary of ethical guidelines for psychology research with non-human animals142

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • List of Boxes and Tables ix
  • Acknowledgements xi
  • Introduction 1
  • Part 1 - Introducing Psychology 3
  • 1: Introducing Psychology 5
  • 2: The Method behind the Psychology 16
  • 3: How Psychological Research Is Reported 29
  • Part 2 - The Core Areas and Research Papers 43
  • 4: Cognitive Psychology 45
  • 5: Social Psychology 56
  • 6: Developmental Psychology 70
  • 7: Biological Psychology 88
  • 8: Individual Differences 100
  • 9: Clinical Psychology 117
  • Part 3 - Reviewing Psychology 135
  • 10: The Ethics of Psychology Research 137
  • 11: Conclusion 150
  • Glossary 161
  • References 169
  • Index 179
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