Applying psychology to everyday life: a beginner's guide

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John Wiley & Sons, 2006 - Psychology - 289 pages
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This text gives a general introduction to the subject but in a way that demonstrates its applicability to their work and to everyday life, whilst remaining academically grounded. It demonstrates how psychology can make a practical difference in the ‘real world’. Topics covered include emotions, motivation, social life and the lifespan.
  • Basic, up-to-date introduction to psychological concepts
  • Practical exercises and techniques
  • Scene setting examples from real life

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Psychology in life l
recognising feelings and emotions
regulating emotions

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About the author (2006)

Kenneth Strongman is Pro-Vice Chancellor, College of Arts, at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He has published several books on emotion, emotional experience and its implications, including The Psychology of Emotion: From Everyday Life to Theory, now in its fifth edition.  He has also published numerous papers, and written extensively at the popular level.

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