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Principles of Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives


Matt Jarvis, Paul Okami

January 2020

Accessible, encouraging, innovative: Principles of Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives encourages critical thinking and provides the most student-friendly introduction to the science of psychology.

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Thinking and Reasoning: A Very Short Introduction


Jonathan St B. T. Evans

September 2017

Very Short Introductions

Thinking is the essence of what it means to be human and defines us more than anything else as a species. Jonathan Evans explores cognitive psychological approaches to understanding the nature of thinking and reasoning, problem solving, and decision making.

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Brainwashing: The science of thought control


Kathleen Taylor

December 2016

Bringing together cutting-edge research from psychology and neuroscience, Kathleen Taylor puts the brain back into brainwashing and shows why understanding this mysterious phenomenon is vitally relevant in the twenty-first century.

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Psychoanalysis: A Very Short Introduction


Daniel Pick

July 2015

Very Short Introductions

Psychoanalysis has been hailed as an indispensible starting point for understanding neuroses and psychoses. In this Very Short Introduction, Daniel Pick offers an account of the present-day practice of analysis, highlighting the benefits, whilst also shedding light on the problems, risks and failings in the long history of the movement.

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A Case of Hysteria: (Dora)


Sigmund Freud, Anthea Bell, Ritchie Robertson

April 2013

Oxford World's Classics

A Case of Hysteria reveals how Freud dealt with patients and interpreted their statements. A crucial text in the development of his theories, it is famous for its literary qualities, and the story of 'Dora' and her unhappy family is as dramatic as a modern novel. This new translation includes a fascinating introduction to the work.

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Madness: A Very Short Introduction


Andrew Scull

August 2011

Very Short Introductions

Madness is something that frightens and fascinates us all. It is a word with which we are universally familiar, and a condition that haunts the human imagination. In this Very Short Introduction, Andrew Scull examines the social, historical and culturally variable responses to madness over the centuries.

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The Interpretation of Dreams


Sigmund Freud, Joyce Crick, Ritchie Robertson

August 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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Freud: A Very Short Introduction


Anthony Storr

February 2001

Very Short Introductions

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Jung: A Very Short Introduction


Anthony Stevens

February 2001

Very Short Introductions

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