Debates in Psychology by Andy Bell
(Routledge Modular Psychology)

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Debates in Psychology tackles some of the major issues and controversies within the field of psychology. The book includes a discussion of the major debates in psychology prescribed by the AQA Specification A-Level syllabus, such as free will and determinism, whether or not psychology can (or indeed should) be a science, reductionism, and the nature-nurture debate. Additionally, the 'mind-body question' is examined as an example of reductionism in psychology. A chapter on behaviourism is also included in order to draw together the debates covered throughout the book.
Each topic covered in Debates in Psychology is presented in a highly readable and accessible manner. The book will be invaluable for students wishing to gain a greater understanding of this exciting area.

About Andy Bell

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Andy Bell is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University
Published August 15, 2005 by Routledge. 185 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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