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Psychology in a Nutshell

By Joel Levy. Is hypnosis real? Why do we like scary movies? Can a machine think? Why are some people shy? What do IQ tests really measure? This fascinating volume employs a series of simple questions and answers to shine light on important aspects of psychology. Covering motivation, perception, sensation, intelligence, social psychology, and more, two- to four-page entries demystify key psychological questions by tracking their origins in the writings of some of the most prominent thinkers, recounting seminal experiments, and showing how theories and concepts have evolved over time. Index. Further reading. Illustrated. Michael O'Mara Books. 192 pages. ©2015.

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