Essential Psychology offers both the specialist and non-specialist Psychology student the perfect resource at an affordable price. As an introductory textbook It represents a fresh alternative to the range of expensive, hefty textbooks on the market that are full of topics you need but also many you don’t need on your course. Written by a UK team of authors, it spans 18 chapters concentrating on the following, core topic areas:
- Conceptual and historical issues in psychology;
- Cognitive psychology;
- Biological pscyhology;
- Social psychology;
- Developmental psychology;
- The psychology of individual differences.
The textbook is stylishly presented has an abundance of learning features, and comes with its own companion website (www.sagepub.co.uk./banyard) full of material for lecturers and students.
Compact yet comprehensive, user-friendly and contemporary, this textbook is perfect for anyone studying psychology at university for the very first time.