The Handy Psychology Answer Book
Featuring more than 800 answers to questions of how the human mind and the science of psychology really work, this fascinating discussion gives readers the real facts of modern psychology in a fun, approachable way. Avoiding the entertainment fluff of pop psychology and the dryness of overly academic works, this exploration gives insight into the current science of the mind by answering questions questions such as What makes a marriage last? Why do toddlers have temper tantrums? and What are the benefits of getting older? In addition to the question-and-answer section, an overview looks at the psychology of money, sex, morality, and everyday living.
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INTRODUCING THE BASICS
MAJOR MOVEMENTS IN PSYCHOLOGY
BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE LIFESPAN
LOVE MARRIAGE AND BABY CARRIAGE
MOTIVATION AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS
GROUP DYNAMICS AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE
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