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The days of the asylum

Advantages: An interesting look at times gone by
Disadvantages: A section of history we perhaps don't want to remember

Nellie Bly was a pioneer in both the fields of mental health and investigative journalist; this is a record of an expose into the world of asylum’s in the late 19th century as she faked insanity in order to get committed. What she has written about her br ...

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Review of Ten Days in a Mad-House - Nellie Bly

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Remember to Look Out For This One

Advantages: Excellent for a newcomer to the topic.
Disadvantages: Difficult to use for research.

Over the years, I've seen the human memory at its best and worst. I watched my Nan suffer with Alzheimer's to the point she couldn't remember who anyone was, but also had a colleague who won a silver medal at the Memory Olympics for his ability to remembe ...

Soho_Black 09.12.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Pieces of Light: The New Science of Memory - Charles Fernyhough

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ManIpulation

Advantages: Most women lower to this sub-standard behaviour and get what they want
Disadvantages: Playing mind games with people loses every shread of respect you have

Any woman worth her smudged mascara knows tears are her biggest weapon when it comes to men. The man in your life has stated he is not going along with your plans (whatever they may be.) You've argue away for...minutes and he firmly refuses to see your p ...

Jodixx 03.12.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour - Richard Gross, Paul Humphreys

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A classic text

Advantages: A good all rounder
Disadvantages: As with all text books,pricey

This book is a classic text for both students of the subject and for those who are genuinely interested in how our minds work. This book is suitable for those studying GCSE or A Level Psychology and also provided a good basic introduction to some of my de ...

MISSBISHI 01.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour - Richard Gross, Paul Humphreys

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the science of mind and behaviour

Advantages: covers all aspects of A level psychology
Disadvantages: Sometimes hard to understand

this is my A level text book, which was recommended to me by my teachers. it costs around £25, although schools can often get them slightly cheaper. the book is extremely thick, and can look quite daunting, however once you open it things become clearer, ...

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Review of Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour - Richard Gross, Paul Humphreys

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