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Principles of Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives

About the authors

Principles of Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives


Meet the authors of Principles of Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives

Matt Jarvis is a chartered psychologist and associate fellow of the British Psychological Society. He is best known as a leading exponent of psychology education, from GCSE to postgraduate level.

A former psychology education lecturer at Keele University and visiting lecturer at the University of Southampton’s department of education, Matt has contributed widely to both psychology curriculum development and to initial and continuing teacher development, and has conducted research into teacher stress, e-learning, and effective pedagogy.

Matt also freelances as an author and trainer, and has written numerous best-selling A level and higher education psychology textbooks. He currently works as learning technology & innovation manager for Nacro, a major social justice & education charity.

Paul Okami is Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Temple University, USA, and a member of the Association for Psychological Science. Paul has published widely, in the areas of sexuality, evolutionary psychology, and child development.  

A highly regarded teacher at every level of higher education, from university to community college, Paul has had great success introducing students to contemporary perspectives in the subject.

Principles of Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives