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Psychology (5th Edition) - Gleitman et al.

Advantages: comprehensive introductory text
Disadvantages: expensive (but textbooks usually are)

I recently completed the Graduate Conversion Diploma in Psychology, a year long course which leads to graduate registration with the British Psychological Society - an essential requirement for those wishing to pursue a professional qualification as a psy ...

disneyeyes 03.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Psychology - Henry Gleitman

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Great for 1st year psych students

Advantages: Easy to read and written in an interesting way
Disadvantages: A bit too big to carry around

This book has everything that you need for 1st year at uni. We were told to get this book as it has everything in it that our course covers. The topics are clearly set out and there is an index at the back for looking up specific things. I found th ...

ladybeck 05.08.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Psychology - Henry Gleitman

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Children's development

Advantages: Excellent Information
Disadvantages: No Explanations

As part of my course in Speech and Language Sciences, I have to carry out a child study. I have to observe a normally developing pre-school child and in order to do this successfully I have to know what is considered to be 'normal'. We have learned about ...

bluejules 02.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of From Birth to Five Years (Children's Developmental Progress) - Mary D Sheridan, Marion Frost

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Psychopathia Sexualis

Advantages: It's a great book mainly about…
Disadvantages: … pathologizing the "abnormal" sexual trends

Psychopathia Sexualis By Richard von Krafft-Ebing I think most people are familiar with the title of Richard von Krafft-Ebing's Psychopathia Sexualis; it is one of the most influential books ever written on sexology. The book is not a continuous st ...

sottovoce82 05.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Psychopathia Sexualis - Richard Von Krafft-Ebing

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Psychology, Simply!

Advantages: easy to read, simple explanations
Disadvantages: a bit dated, could be cheaper

Chances are that you aren't going to pick up this book unless you are actually interested in psychology, but even if you don't have any previous knowledge this book is a great place to start. Aimed at those taking the subject either at GCSE or just embark ...

Alican 09.02.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Simply Psychology - Michael W. Eysenck

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