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Welcome to your Social and Developmental Psychology reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout your module.
Exploring Lifespan Development by EXPLORING Lifespan Development provides students with an efficient read of the most important theories, research findings, and applications in the field of lifespan development. Berk's clear, engaging writing, signature storytelling style, exceptional cross-cultural focus, rich examples, and long-standing commitment to presenting the most up-to-date scholarship, while also offering students research-based, practical implications that they can relate to their personal and professional lives, remain the cornerstone of this essential text.
Call Number: 155 BER
Publication Date: 2009
Essentials of Social Psychology by Essentials of Social Psychology provides a clear, concise and engaging introduction to the field. Covering all the major topics and theoretical perspectives, this exciting new book provides straightforward explanation of key terms and concepts in a lively and student-friendly manner. Debates and controversies are brought to life and the wider practical relevance of the subject is emphasised throughout. Pedagogical features that appear across the book include Research Classic sections which describe classic studies, Research Applications boxes that highlight more contemporary developments in social psychological research and their practical applications, Real World features that look at the everyday relevance of social psychology, and Literature, Film and TV features that demonstrate how social psychological concepts are dealt with in popular media. An international balance of research alerts students to the cross cultural dimensions of social psychology Essentials of Social Psychology is accompanied by MyPsychLab, an interactive online study resource designed to help students to consolidate and further their understanding.Together, the book and online support make this an ideal resource for those studying the subject for the first time, or as part of a more general programme of study.
Call Number: 302 HOG
Publication Date: 2009
An Introduction to Developmental Psychology by A representative and authoritative 'state of the art' account of human development from conception to adolescence. Written at an easy-to-comprehend level by an international team of respected researchers, conveying their knowledge with enthusiasm and skill. Full supporting materials - chapter overviews, discussion questions, suggestions for further reading, and glossary. Chapters covering applied issues in developmental psychology
Call Number: 155.4 SLA + eBook
Publication Date: 2017
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