21st Century Psychology: A Reference Handbook

21st Century Psychology: A Reference Handbook

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Via 100 entries, 21st Century Psychology: A Reference Handbook highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of psychology ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century. This two-volume reference resource, available both in print and online, provides an authoritative source to serve students' research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but without the jargon, detail, or density found in a typical journal article or a research handbook chapter. Students will find chapters contained within these volumes useful as aids toward starting research for papers, presentations, or a senior thesis, assisting in deciding on areas for elective coursework or directions for graduate studies, or orienting themselves toward potential career directions in psychology.In a nowa€famous example of a€œreflective thinking, a€ Dewey noted that a student who learns that All men are mortal and that Socrates is a man should be able to derivea€”without any further instructiona€” that Socrates is mortal. Deweya#39;s syllogism captures the spirit of ... Imagine three stimuli: the spoken word a€œdoga€ (A) , a Doberman pinscher (B), and the printed word dog (C). To our senses, these stimuli haveanbsp;...

Title:21st Century Psychology: A Reference Handbook
Author:Stephen F. Davis, William Buskist
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2007-12-17


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