The Everything Psychology Book by Kendra Cherry
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What do dreams mean? How important is childhood, really? Why do you forget this—and remember that? There's nothing more fascinating—or frightening—than the ins and outs of the human mind. But understanding the complex links between your brain, your emotions, and your behavior can be challenging.

The Everything Psychology Book, 2nd Edition unravels even the most arcane mysteries of psychology, including:The human drive for food, sex, and other desires What happens when thinking and emotions go awryWhy you fall in love with one person and not anotherHow you can develop a strong sense of selfWhen traumatic events can change who you areScientific information is coupled with real-life examples to help you better understand the basic principles and theories of psychology. With this comprehensive guide you'll achieve a better understanding of yourself—and everyone else around you, too!

 

About Kendra Cherry

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Kendra Cherry is a writer specializing in psychology, child development, and education. She writes about personality, social behavior, and child therapy for several online magazines, and she is the About.com Guide to Psychology. Cherry previously worked with children suffering from emotional disturbances as a psychosocial rehabilitation specialist. She has a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Education. About the Foreword WriterPaul G. Mattiuzzi, PhD has been a psychologist for over 25 years. He has applied his training to organizational behavior, career motivation, psychotherapy, and health psychology, but his usual work involves the study of criminal behavior and forensic psychology. Dr. Mattiuzzi often lectures and teaches about psychology, and he writes about psychology and everyday experiences in his blog: everydaypsychology.com.
 
Published October 18, 2010 by Adams Media. 306 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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