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The sixth edition of this text retains a unified approach, the integration of historical background and the voice of Henry Gletman that has made it a classic. It also embraces change, accurately charting the evolution of psychology as new discoveries have been made and theories tested.
Hardcover, Sixth Edition, 862 pages
Published December 31st 2004 by W.W. Norton & Company (first published January 1st 1920)
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Siobhan
Jul 11, 2015 Siobhan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An extremely useful psychology book. Depending upon what level of psychology you are taking this book will be varying levels of helpful, but as a whole it is a brilliant reference point.

Covering a large number of subareas within psychology (evolutionary, cognitive, perception, neurobiological, social, to name but a few) you’re sure to find something detailing what you’re looking for. If you are looking for a specific area of psychology I would only recommend this solely as a starting point as th
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Sujeet Gholap
Jan 09, 2015 Sujeet Gholap is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
First chapter on scientific methods was interesting and informative, but for those into sciences, quite redundant.

The second chapter which introduced evolutionary psychology was full of interesting examples and even more interesting analysis of the same. Sometimes the analysis seemed somewhat of an oversimplification, but it was convincing to a large extent nonetheless. My favourites: the "broken wing act" by Killdeer birds, the arguments about jealousy in men vs women about their partners' 'oth
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Sabrina
May 08, 2008 Sabrina rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: folks taking the Psych GRE, or need to read something when pooping-700 pgs, yo it'll CLEAN YOU OUT
reading it right now, taking the psych subject GRE on Nov. 3rd. so far, so good, for a psych text book.

i am very, very old, and also own the glietman i used in intro to psych, the fourth edition. well i have to say, the seventh edition kicks the fourth editions ass (which is no surprise, because it's old and can't defend itself). way more pictures, shinier pages, tons of web features and support, lots of really clear examples - i worry that it won't be enough of a help on the subject test, beca
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Faisal
Apr 06, 2016 Faisal rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A great classic text book for anyone interested in Psychology. Build the concept right from scratch to details.
Alessandra
May 07, 2013 Alessandra rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I had to read this as part of a course, and I ended up actually really liking it. I found it very interesting. :)
Keith Mcintosh
Aug 20, 2012 Keith Mcintosh rated it really liked it
A classic text that's also a fun read.
Almeida
Dec 20, 2012 Almeida rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Uma autêntica Bíblia da Psicologia!
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