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Readership: Undergraduate students in the early stages of any psychology or psychology-related degree programme.
Edited by Nicola Brace, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, The Open University, and Jovan Byford, Lecturer in Psychology, The Open University
Nicola Brace is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology and has worked at The Open University since 1999. Before then she was a member of the Psychology department at the University of Westminster for 14 years.
Jovan Byford is a Lecturer in Psychology and has worked at The Open University since 2006. Before that he taught psychology at Nottingham Trent University.
Review(s) from previous edition"This is a novel approach to introducing psychology to undergraduate students. It provides a great introduction for students to understand how to engage with psychological research and consider it critically; it is an excellent companion while studying any combination of introductory psychology modules.'
- Dr Alexander Easton, Durham University
Why do people do harm to others?
1: Jean McAvoy: Exposing the authoritarian personality
2: Phil Banyard: Just following orders?
3: John Oates: Learning from watching
How do others influence who we are and what we do?
4: Frederick Toates: Changing behaviour
5: Deborah Custance: Determined to love?
6: Charlotte Brownlow: Making friends
How do we investigate psychological processes that we cannot directly observe, like attention, memory or language?
7: Frederick Toates: Language and the brain
8: Helen Edgar and Graham Edgar: Paying attention
9: Graham Pike and Nicola Brace: Witnessing and remembering