Applied Psychology, 2nd Edition

Author: Julie Harrower,Tony Cassidy,Hugh Coolican,Orla Dunn,Rob Sharp,Jeremy Tudway,Tony Westbury,Katherine Simons

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 144416418X

Category: Psychology

Page: 400

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The ideal textbook for all areas of applied psychology options, including forensic/criminological psychology, health psychology, educational psychology, sports psychology, clinical/abnormal psychology, work/occupational psychology, environmental psychology and counselling - for students on A Level and undergraduate courses.
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Applied Psychology

Research, Training and Practice

Author: Rowan Bayne,Gordon Jinks

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446274756

Category: Psychology

Page: 368

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Electronic Inspection Copy available to instructors here In this revised new edition, Bayne and Jinks expertly combine the professional and academic aspects of applied psychology. The contributing authors, all experts in their field, provide authoritative and engaging overviews of their areas of expertise and an important range of perspectives. The book is organised into three parts. The first part is a general context for applied psychology including a discussion of questions about evidence based practice. The second part discusses practice and training in a plethora of areas of applied psychology, including all of the traditional routes (for e.g. clinical, health and educational psychology), eight 'relative newcomers' to the field (for e.g. sport and forensic psychology) and four areas not always regarded as applied psychology: counselling, coaching, careers guidance and lecturing. The innovative third part is a roundtable of expert practitioners commenting on the new directions they would like to see in their areas of applied psychology. Applied Psychology: Research, Training and Practice 2nd Edition will be essential for all students considering a career in an applied field, either those studying applied psychology at undergraduate level or MSc students on applied psychology courses at this level.
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Applied Social Psychology

Understanding and Addressing Social and Practical Problems

Author: Frank W. Schneider,Jamie A. Gruman,Larry M. Coutts

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412976383

Category: Psychology

Page: 486

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This textbook serves as an introduction to the field of applied social psychology which focuses on understanding social and practical problems and on developing intervention strategies directed at the amelioration of such problems. A core feature of the book is attaining a balance between theory, research, and application. In the Second Edition, the contributing authors have updated the text with the latest research and incorporated current examples that students can relate to.
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Applied Psychology for Social Work

Author: Ewan Ingleby

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857255762

Category: Social Science

Page: 144

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Psychology is an important part of the social work syllabus, usually studied as a separate module in the first year, but also integrated within the academic curriculum. This fully updated edition will help students understand the concepts of psychology and apply them to their own practice. It shows that, for social workers, it is important for psychology to be studied in the contexts of social care, as it offers potential explanations of complex aspects of human behaviour and development. An overview of the key psychological approaches is given and the author demonstrates how these can be applied to social work practice.
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Organizational and Work Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology

Author: Cary Cooper,Ian Rothmann

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444116878

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

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Topics in Applied Psychology is a series of integrated texts combining both the academic and professional aspects of applied psychology. Written by a team of high-profile UK academics, this series is ideal for second- and third-year psychology undergraduates.
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An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology

Author: David Groome,Michael Eysenck

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1317556526

Category: Psychology

Page: 410

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An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology offers an accessible review of recent research in the application of cognitive methods, theories, and models. Using real-world scenarios and engaging everyday examples this book offers clear explanations of how the findings of cognitive psychologists have been put to use. The book explores all of the major areas of cognitive psychology, including attention, perception, memory, thinking and decision making, as well as some of the factors that affect cognitive processes, such as drugs and biological cycles. Now in full colour, this new edition has been thoroughly updated to include cutting-edge research and theories. There are also new chapters on perceptual errors and accidents, the influence of emotion, and the role of cognitive factors in music and sport. Written by well-respected experts in the field, this textbook will appeal to all undergraduate students of cognitive psychology, as well as professionals working in the areas covered in the book, such as education, police work, sport, and music.
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Work and Organizational Psychology

Author: Ian Rothmann,Cary L. Cooper

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317510097

Category: Psychology

Page: 286

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Psychologists have been fascinated by the world of work, and the changing relationship between people, technology and the workplace, since the onset of the industrial revolution. And in providing a complete and contemporary overview of this evolving and fascinating field, the new edition of Work and Organizational Psychology is the perfect textbook, outlining not only the key theoretical ideas, but also how they relate to the role of psychologists advising today’s organizations. The only textbook to integrate the fields of HRM and organizational behaviour, the new edition is thoroughly revised to cover new technological advances such as virtual workplaces and virtual employees. In an era of rapid socio-economic change, there is also expanded coverage of the role of workplace diversity, employee commitment and globalization, as well as updated chapters on key concepts such as motivation, leadership, group behaviour and well-being at work. Also including a chapter on career development, the book is supported by a range of pedagogical features, spotlighting issues of theoretical, ethical or contemporary interest, whilst also enabling students to engage in active learning. Lucid and comprehensive, the second edition of Work and Organizational Psychology will be the cornerstone for any student of this dynamic field.
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Psychology Applied to Work

An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Author: Paul M. Muchinsky

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534607810

Category: Psychology

Page: 554

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This text provides the most relevent and contemporary applications of today's workplace issues. Case studies, field notes and real company examples in every chapter illustrate and bring to life the relevance of I/O psychology to students daily lives.
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IAAP Handbook of Applied Psychology

Author: Paul R. Martin,Fanny M. Cheung,Michael C. Knowles,Michael Kyrios,Lyn Littlefield,J. Bruce Overmier,José M. Prieto

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444395149

Category: Psychology

Page: 832

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The IAAP Handbook of Applied Psychology, an up-to-date and authoritative reference, provides a critical overview of applied psychology from an international perspective. Brings together articles by leading authorities from around the world Provides the reader with a complete overview of the field and highlights key research findings Divided into three parts: professional psychology, substantive areas of applied psychology, and special topics in applied psychology Explores the challenges, opportunities, and potential future developments in applied psychology Features comprehensive coverage of the field, including topics as diverse as clinical health psychology, environmental psychology, and consumer psychology
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Social Psychology, Second Edition

Handbook of Basic Principles

Author: Arie W. Kruglanski,E. Tory Higgins

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462514863

Category: Psychology

Page: 1010

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Now in a completely revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative handbook reviews the breadth of current knowledge on the psychological processes that underlie social behavior. Leading investigators identify core principles that have emerged from the study of biological systems, social cognition, goals and strivings, interpersonal interactions, and group and cultural dynamics. State-of-the-science theories, methods, and findings are explained, and important directions for future research are highlighted. More than an update, this edition is virtually a new book. Many more chapters are included, and significant advances in social cognitive neuroscience, motivational psychology, and other areas are incorporated throughout. A new section addresses implications for applied domains, such as clinical psychology, health, and consumer behavior.
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