Theoretical Issues in Psychology: An Introduction

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"Bem and de Jong present complex ideas in an accessible manner. Theoretical Issues in Psychology gives undergraduate psychology students all the resources they need to begin reflecting on the most pressing conceptual issues in their discipline."
- Stuart Wilson, Queen Margaret University

The 3rd edition of Theoretical Issues in Psychology provides an authoritative overview of the conceptual issues in psychology which introduces the underlying philosophies that underpin them.

It includes new insights across the philosophy of science combined with increased psychological coverage to show clearly how these two communities interrelate, ensuring an integrative understanding of the fundamental debates and how they link to your wider studies. Key features of this new edition include:

  • Concise paragraphs, multiple examples and additional summaries throughout to help you focus on key areas of knowledge.
  • Textboxes with definitions and key concepts to help your understanding of the main debates and ideas.
  • New content on the philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, cognition and cognitive neuroscience.
  • New up-to-date material on consciousness and evolutionary psychology.
  • For lecturers and teachers, PowerPoint slides are available for each chapter.

Sacha Bem & Huib Looren de Jong′s textbook remains essential for students taking courses in conceptual and historical issues in psychology, the philosophy of psychology or theoretical psychology.

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Professional interests: Main interests: foundations of empirical research in cognitive and neuro-sciences, philosophy of mind, event-related brain potentials, ecological psychology, reductionism and levels of explanation, theoretical foundations of evolutionary psychology, behavioral genetics, genetic determinism.

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'From the debates in psychosomatic health to consciousness working mechanism, and from neuro connectionism to social interactionism, the authors of this text have adopted a variety of perspectives to evaluate well-known psychological theories and contemporary studies. The clear structure of this book, along with the use of multiple real-life examples, will make it easy and enjoyable to use'
Kirk Chang Salford Business School, University of Salford

'Bem and de Jong present complex ideas in an accessible manner. Theoretical Issues in Psychology gives undergraduate psychology students all the resources they need to begin reflecting on the most pressing conceptual issues in their discipline'
Stuart Wilson Queen Margaret University

Bem and de Jong present complex ideas in an accessible manner. Theoretical Issues in Psychology gives undergraduate psychology students all the resources they need to begin reflecting on the most pressing conceptual issues in their discipline.--Stuart Wilson

From the debates in psychosomatic health to consciousness working mechanisms, and from neuro connectionism to social interactionism, the authors of this text have adopted a variety of perspectives to evaluate well-known psychological theories and contemporary studies. The clear structure of this book, along with the use of multiple real-life examples, will make it easy and enjoyable to use.

--Kirk Chang

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