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Attempting to encourage reader involvement in psychological issues it presents, this edition features a reorganized Chapter One, which now focuses on scientific method and critical thinking. Chapter 11 now includes coverage of emotional intelligence and practical intelligence, and Chapter 12 discusses personality measurement. There is also an instructor's supplement to go ...more
Paperback, 728 pages
Published December 1st 1994 by Allyn & Bacon (first published November 12th 1991)
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This is the simplest science book that I've ever read. It is written in an extremely lucid way and makes you understand the subject better. It doesn't feel like you are reading a discipline but stories about humans, about brains, about personality and disorders.

Dr Baron has done a splendid job. He has written a classic book on psychology and has taken care in explaining the concepts and ideas and theories. The book is filled with personal anecdotes by Dr Baron, numerous interesting examples, gr
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A must for beginners.
Not a detailed one but is a good one to know basic fundamental terms of psychology.
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