Psychology: The Key Concepts
Routledge – 2009 – 266 pages
Series: Routledge Key Guides
Psychology: The Key Concepts is a comprehensive overview of 200 concepts central to a solid understanding of Psychology and includes the latest recommendations from the British Psychology Society (BPS). The focus is on practical uses of Psychology in settings such as nursing, education and human resources, with topics ranging from Gender to Psychometrics and Perception.
Achievement. Motivation. Authoritarianism. Dissociation. Attachment Theory. Schools of Psychology. Memory. Psychoanalysis.
Graham Richards was recently Director of the British Psychological Society’s History of Psychology Centre and Professor of History of Psychology at Staffordshire University. His previous publications include Putting Psychology in its Place (2nd edition 1992), ‘Race’, Racism and Psychology: Towards a Reflexive History (2001) and On Psychological Language (1989), all published by Psychology Press.