The Psychology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained ( Big Ideas )

The Psychology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained ( Big Ideas )


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Paperback | 352 pages 
An essential introduction to the history, concepts, and thinking behind psychology laid out in DK’s signature visual style. Now in paperback.

Now in paperback, The Psychology Book explores more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the field using highly visual graphics, clear text, a directory of scientists, and a vocabulary glossary.

The Psychology Book looks at the biggest names in psychology, including William James, Sigmund Freud, and Ivan Pavlov, and unpacks each psychologist’s contribution to our understanding of how the mind works. From its philosophical roots through behaviorism, psychotherapy, and developmental psychology, The Psychology Book incorporates the latest thinkings of today’s psychologists alongside the theories of ancient philosophers, as well as the key experiments and ideas of the scientists and practitioners of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Breaking down the most mysterious science of all, The Psychology Book is an essential, accessible, and comprehensive guide to psychology.

Series Overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics, along with straightforward and engaging writing, to make complex subjects easier to understand. These award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.