Great Ideas in Psychology

Pages: 320
Subject: Psychology
Imprint: Oneworld

Great Ideas in Psychology

A Cultural and Historical Introduction

Fathali M. Moghaddam

An innovative introduction to nineteen key ideas that have revolutionised the study of psychology, with subjects ranging from development to neuroscience.
9781851683796 (27 Jun 2005)
RRP £15.99 / US$24.95

The Book

This book focuses on the key ideas of the most important modern psychologists. Nineteen classic "great ideas" in psychology are critically assessed in their cultural and historical context, with topics ranging from neuroscience to personality, development to socio-cultural issues. The simple narrative style and chapter structure, combined with "critical thinking questions" and a shortlist of essential readings for further study at the end of each chapter, provides an ideal approach for anyone interested in learning about the key ideas and theories in psychology

Additional Information

Subject Psychology
Pages 320
Imprint Oneworld


About the Author

Author Fathali Moghaddam is Professor of Psychology at Georgetown University. A highly respected academic and writer, he has written numerous books and articles, including Social Psychology: Exploring Universals across Cultures (1998, Freeman), and has had many years experience of teaching psychology at undergraduate level.