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Applied Psychology: Putting theory into practice demonstrates how psychology theory is applied in the real world. Uniquely structured as a series of themed ‘rooms’, it is as novel and engaging as it is essential reading for student mapping a career in psychology.
Revised edition of the authors’ Ethics in psychology and the mental health professions, 2008.
Written by Australian and New Zealand scholars, the book’s emphasis is on both research and practical examples that focus on attitudes, values, and behaviours within the workplace.
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR PSYCHOLOGY, 8E, International Edition surveys the statistical techniques commonly used in the behavioral and social sciences, particularly psychology and education. To help students gain a better understanding of the specific statistical hypothesis tests that are covered throughout the text, author David Howell emphasizes conceptual understanding. This Eighth Edition continues to focus students on two key themes that are the cornerstones of this book’s success: the importance of looking at the data before beginning a hypothesis test, and the importance of knowing the relationship between the statistical test in use and the theoretical questions being asked by the experiment. New and expanded topics—reflecting the evolving realm of statistical methods—include effect size, meta-analysis, and treatment of missing data.
Written by two of the leading authorities in the field, FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY, 3e International Edition introduces you to the practice of forensic psychology by showing how psychologists aid the legal system by serving as expert witnesses, criminal profilers, and trial consultants for jury selection and child custody hearings. Wrightsman and Fulero present the roles and responsibilities of forensic psychologists, and address both the opportunities and temptations inherent in those roles. Through this lens, the authors explore the ethical issues facing practicing forensic psychologists, such as promising clients too much, the possibility of becoming advocates rather than objective scientists, and the pitfalls associated with substituting one’s values for data. The authors provide an accurate and candid picture of the field, and the range of careers in forensic psychology.
Bell et al’s Environmental Psychology is considered to be the most authoritative textbook available for this course. It is the only environmental psychology book to appear in five editions. It is noted for its focus on the application of science and theory to the solution of problems involving natural and altered environments. The book reviews the application of practical solutions to everyday environmental problems. The authors integrate theory, research, and application using their unifying, eclectic model to demonstrate human-environment interaction. The book reviews how we are a product of our environment, our biology, and the interaction of the two. It discusses how our physical environment such as noise and weather impact us. It also reviews how we can modify our environment through design principles such as aesthetics, and how we modify our environment when we disregard the impact other people and/or elements have on our ecological system. Each chapter addresses both micro and macro- environmental influences, including the short- and long-term effects of both. The opening chapter provides a historical context and introduces the reader to the research methods central to the discipline. The next 4 chapters introduce environmental attitudes, values, and ethics and the principles that apply to environmental assessment; models of perception & cognition, including how we process and store environmental information; and the major theories of human-environment interaction. The next 6 chapters explore a variety of environmental influences such as noise, climate, natural disasters (including the effects of pollution), crowding, and city life, and how they impact us. The next 2 chapters examine how environmental psychology principles can be applied to residences, institutional settings (i.e.schools) and work and leisure environments. The book concludes with a chapter on how we can change behavior that harms the environment. The book is intended as a text for courses on environmental psychology, environment and behavior, social ecology, architectural psychology, ecological psychology or environmental design or studies, taught in departments of psychology, sociology, environmental science, and biology.
Ethical Practice in Applied Psychology is written for upper level undergraduate and post-graduate students and focuses specifically on the ethical principles as applied to trainee psychologists in Australia with a strong emphasis on applying the Australian Psychological Society Code of Ethics to real practice scenarios. It elucidates the more complex aspects of ethical principles by using case studies which are designed to aid learning. This focus on real case studies and scenarios enables students and lecturers to engage with the material and to enter into discussion about the important and serious matter of professional ethics in psychology.
Master the basics of the counseling process with THE COUNSELING PROCESS: A MULTITHEORETICAL INTEGRATIVE APPROACH! Concise yet comprehensive, this counseling text provides you with the tools you need to succeed in this course and your career. Case studies, with questions, encourage you to place yourself in the role of the helper and to consider client material as a counselor would. Learning exercises assist in the internalization of learning and in the practicing of specific skills for effective counseling.
This edition of SPSS: Analysis without Anguish continues the trend of previous editions in providing a practical text intended as an introduction to IBM SPSS Statistics 20 and a guide for Windows users who wish to conduct analytical procedures. IBM SPSS Statistics 20 is a sophisticated piece of software used by social scientists and related professionals for statistical analysis. Extensive use of screen displays and a range of step-by-step working and practice examples remain features of the workbook. SPSS: Analysis without Anguish Version 20.0 for Windows is suitable for a range of disciplines, including business, health, social sciences, environmental science and geography.
Introduces students to a range of commonly used statistical procedures typically included in the curricula of undergraduate applied statistics and research methodology units. This text takes a hands-on approach to the subject matter, working through each procedure in an illustrated, step-by-step fashion.