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Routledge Modular Psychology

Series Editor: Cara Flanagan, Philip Banyard

The Routledge Modular Psychology series is a completely new approach to introductory level psychology, tailor made to the new modular style of teaching.

Each short book covers a topic in more detail than any large textbook can, allowing teacher and student to select material exactly to suit any particular course or project.

The books have been written especially for those students new to higher level study, whether at school home, college or university.

They include specially designed features to help with technique, such as model essay at an average level with an examiners comments to show how extra marks can be gained. The authors are all examiners and teachers at introductory level.

The Routledge modular texts are all user friendly and accessible and include the following features:

  • Practice essays with specialist commentary to show how to achieve a higher grade
  • Chapter summaries to assist with revision
  • Progress and review exercises
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Summaries of key research
  • Further reading to stimulate ongoing study and research
  • Website addresses for additional information
  • Cross-referencing to other books in the series

New and Published Books

11-20 of 43 results in Routledge Modular Psychology
  1. Classification and Diagnosis of Psychological Abnormality

    By Susan Cave

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    How is psychological abnormality recognised? How many different mental disorders are there, and what are their characteristics? Although there are established guidelines for clinicians working in this area, these have been subject to many criticisms. Exploring how views on this subject have changed...

    Published March 20th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Psychology and Crime

    By David Putwain, Aidan Sammons

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    What does a Criminological Psychologist do? The popular image is that of a latter-day Sherlock Holmes helping the police to solve crimes and mysteries, but the reality is much more complex. Psychology and Crime is a new introduction to the topic of Criminological Psychology that helps dispel these...

    Published March 20th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Classification and Diagnosis of Psychological Abnormality

    By Susan Cave

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    How is psychological abnormality recognised? How many different mental disorders are there, and what are their characteristics? Although there are established guidelines for clinicians working in this area, these have been subject to many criticisms. Exploring how views on this subject have changed...

    Published March 13th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Psychology and Education

    By Susan Bentham

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    Psychology and Education provides a user-friendly introduction to educational psychology. The book covers psychological theories and their practical applications in education. Susan Bentham has written an ideal guide to this topic for students studying the OCR A-Level specification. The book will...

    Published February 27th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Cortical Functions

    By John Stirling

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    Cortical Functions is a companion to Kevin Silber's series title, The Physiological Basis of Behaviour and concentrates on the cerebral cortex, its structure, connections, functions and dysfunctions. John Stirling includes clinical descriptions and case studies to illustrate various forms of...

    Published January 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  6. Attention and Pattern Recognition

    By Nick Lund, Nick Lund

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    Whilst attention is a term commonly used in everyday life, for many years psychologists have struggled in their attempts to explain what it actually means. Attention and Pattern Recognition introduces the main psychological research on attention and the methods that have been used to study it. It...

    Published January 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  7. Evolutionary Explanations of Human Behaviour

    By John H. Cartwright

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    In recent years, a new discipline has arisen that argues human behaviour can be understood in terms of evolutionary processes. Evolutionary Explanations of Human Behaviour is an introductory level book covering evolutionary psychology, this new and controversial field. The book deals with three...

    Published November 14th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Social and Personality Development

    By Tina Abbott

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    Social and Personality Development looks at the processes by which we come to be who we are. It covers a range of topics central to personality and developmental psychology. The book is arranged in three sections, the first covering the main theories of personality, the second describing the...

    Published November 14th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Evolutionary Explanations of Human Behaviour

    By John H. Cartwright

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    In recent years, a new discipline has arisen that argues human behaviour can be understood in terms of evolutionary processes. Evolutionary Explanations of Human Behaviour is an introductory level book covering evolutionary psychology, this new and controversial field. The book deals with three...

    Published November 14th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Social and Personality Development

    By Tina Abbott

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    Social and Personality Development looks at the processes by which we come to be who we are. It covers a range of topics central to personality and developmental psychology. The book is arranged in three sections, the first covering the main theories of personality, the second describing the...

    Published November 7th 2001 by Routledge

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