1st Edition

Psychology
A Study of Mental Life





ISBN 9781848724563
Published September 18, 2015 by Psychology Press
674 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1922, this popular title by R. S Woodworth was revised several times. This twentieth edition from 1949 brought D.G. Marquis on board and was thoroughly revised again, originally published in its current form in 1963. One of the most famous and successful introductions to psychology ever published, this book was very popular in universities and training colleges at the time. Now available again after many years it can be read and enjoyed in its historical context.

Table of Contents

1. The Aim and Method of Psychology  2. Individual Differences in Ability  3. The Correlation of Abilities  4. Personality  5. Physiological and Social Factors in Personality  6. Heredity and Environment as Causes of Individual Differences  7. Interaction with the Environment  8. The Nervous System  9. How the Individual Develops  10. Motives  11. Feeling and Emotion  12. Choice, Conflict, Frustration  13. Observing  14. The Sense of Sight  15. The Other Senses  16. Learning  17. Memory  18. Thinking.  Questions and Exercises.  References.  Index.

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