A compact, portable introduction to the history, concepts, and thinking behind psychology laid out in DK's signature visual style--the ultimate guide to understanding psychology on the go.
Take Freud to your fiesta! This compact guide enables you to explore more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the field of psychology on the go, using highly visual graphics and clear text. Looking at the biggest names in psychology, including William James, Sigmund Freud, and Ivan Pavlov, this book unpacks each psychologist's contribution to our understanding of how the mind works.
From its philosophical roots through behaviorism, psychotherapy, and developmental psychology, The Little Book of Psychology incorporates the latest thinking of today's psychologists alongside the theories of ancient philosophers, as well as the key experiments and ideas of the scientists and practitioners of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Breaking down the most mysterious science of all, The Little Book of Psychology is an essential, accessible, and comprehensive guide to psychology that's perfect for expanding your mind as you head out on vacation.
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DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
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