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Psychology: Core Concepts

3.90  ·  Rating details ·  195 ratings  ·  11 reviews
"Where great science meets great teaching." At just fourteen chapters, "Psychology: Core Concepts" provides rich coverage of the foundational topics taught in most introductory courses. "Psychology: Core Concepts" focuses on a manageable number of core concepts (usually three to five) in each chapter, allowing students to attain a deeper level of understanding of the mater ...more
Paperback, 647 pages
Published January 1st 2012 by Prentice Hall
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JY Tan
Oct 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Bought in 2013 as a pre-university student. Still useful and interesting to study as a masters student in counselling.
Nguyễn Huy
Aug 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It is a very good book. I had a really good time while reading this. There are so many useful information and very suitable for everyone.
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Mar 22, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.0 out of 5 stars
Surprisingly Enjoyable for a Textbook
September 21, 2008

This book was used in my son's "General Psychology" course at the University of West Florida (PSY2012). He brought it home at the end of the year, so I read it. Surprisingly, it was fairly enjoyable. The sum total of my psychological knowledge comes from this book, so I can't speak to its accuracy. But, I found it to be well-written, comprehensive, and easily-read. It is targeted right at early college students and reads li
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Mohamed Yehia
Jun 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psychology
If the objective of the book it to have the reader know himself and the humans around him better, then it have achieved its purpose. An educational book of a kind.

It laying down the psychological issues in a respected scientific way. The book is a heavy book full of research summaries, theories and models, with more than 750 pages that takes big time to read, but it worth every minute spend on it.

Warning; one time reading will not allow the reader to digest all the content, so a second reading w
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Bea
Aug 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
As student of social work he was very important and played essential part in psychology study , enjoyed very much ;)
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Russell
Dec 17, 2008 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
It was an introductory book, of course it sucked. Most intro books suck, they never get deep into anything.
Sharon
Mar 26, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An introductory psychology book packed with information yet is easily digestible at the same time. Makes for a really interesting (albeit long) read, but glad I made it through nonetheless.
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I thought this text offered a stimulating outline and effectively illustrated the many concepts and applications of the subject for those thinking about pursuing a degree in psychology.
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Dr. Philip George Zimbardo is an American psychologist and a professor emeritus at Stanford University. He is president of the Heroic Imagination Project. He is known for his Stanford prison study, and authorship of various introductory psychology books and textbooks for college students, including The Lucifer Effect and The Time Paradox.

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