Lorelle Burton’s newest text is the leading resource for first-year psychology students. Endorsed by the Australian Psychological Society, Psychology will not only provide you with the knowledge you need to pass your introductory course, but will also become a go-to text throughout your psychology degree.
Building on the success of the award-winning previous editions, Psychology 4th Edition now features: iStudy with CyberPsych, comprehensive coverage of local and international data, research and examples in the dynamic field of psychology, and coverage of cross-cultural and indigenous psychology, a key requirement for the professional accreditation of psychology degrees.
- 25% more Australian and New Zealand content (examples, statistics, and research) throughout the text.
- Concept Maps open each chapter, outlining the key psychological topics and concepts to be explored
- Scene setters introduce the themes of each chapter by providing a real world example
- Central Questions pose the underlying questions relevant to the psychological issues being discussed, and are revisited at the end of each chapter
- Interim Summaries facilitate understanding of the material by regularly reinforcing key aspects of psychological theory during each chapter
- From Brain to Behaviour is an extended discussion of a particular issue, showing how psychology is situated between the nervous system and our cultural experience
- Global Vistas use cross cultural studies to explore psychological phenomena from people with different ethnic backgrounds
- New and updated Commentary boxed features in each chapter by leading academics providing greater insight on topical issues.
- New and updated One Step Further boxed features in each chapter by leading academics provide more advanced coverage of specific topics.
- Making Connections shows how elements of the psychology discipline fit together, by providing cross referenced links to topics between chapters
- Apply and Discuss questions throughout each chapter encourages critical thinking by applying theory to a real life situation
- Ethical Dilemmas stimulate critical thinking by providing students with examples of potentially challenging situations commonly faced in psychology
- End of Chapter Review, Discussion, and Application Questions are provided, with suggested answers to the application questions provided at the back of the text for self-study.