PSYCH EXPERIMENTS

Download Psych Experiments ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to PSYCH EXPERIMENTS book pdf for free now.

Psych Experiments

Author : Michael A Britt
ISBN : 9781440597084
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 66.5 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 105
Read : 589

Psychology's most famous theories--played out in real life! Forget the labs and lecture halls. You can conduct your very own psych experiments at home! Famous psychological experiments--from Freud's ego to the Skinner box--have changed the way science views human behavior. But how do these tests really work? In Psych Experiments, you'll learn how to test out these theories and experiments for yourself...no psychology degree required! Guided by Michael A. Britt, creator of popular podcast The Psych Files, you can conduct your own experiments when browsing your favorite websites (to test the "curiosity effect"), in restaurants (learning how to increase your tips), when presented with advertisements (you'd be surprised how much you're influenced by the color red), and even right on your smartphone (and why you panic when you can't find it). You'll even figure out how contagious yawning works! With this compulsively readable little book, you won't just read about the history of psychology--you'll live it!
Category: Psychology

Psychological Experiments On The Internet

Author : Michael H. Birnbaum
ISBN : 9780120999804
Genre : Computers
File Size : 69.67 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 297
Read : 974

Until recently, most psychological research was conducted using subject samples in close proximity to the investigators--namely university undergraduates. In recent years, however, it has become possible to test people from all over the world by placing experiments on the internet. The number of people using the internet for this purpose is likely to become the main venue for subject pools in coming years. As such, learning about experiments on the internet will be of vital interest to all research psychologists. Psychological Experiments on the Internet is divided into three sections. Section I discusses the history of web experimentation, as well as the advantages, disadvantages, and validity of web-based psychological research. Section II discusses examples of web-based experiments on individual differences and cross-cultural studies. Section III provides readers with the necessary information and techniques for utilizing the internet in their own research designs. * Innovative topic that will capture the imagination of many readers * Includes examples of actual web based experiments
Category: Computers

Positive Psychology

Author : C. R. Snyder
ISBN : 9781412990622
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 86.16 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 105
Read : 750

Bringing both the science, and the real-life applications, of positive psychology to life for students This revision of the cutting edge, most comprehensive text for this exciting field presents new frameworks for understanding positive emotions and human strengths. The authors—all leading figures in the field—show how to apply the science to improve schooling, the workplace, and cooperative lifestyles among people. Well-crafted exercises engage students in applying major principles in their own lives, and more than 50 case histories and comments from leaders in the field vividly illustrate key concepts as they apply to real life.
Category: Psychology

Understanding Psychology

Author : Charles G. Morris
ISBN : 0131931997
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 54.56 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 598
Read : 439

This book presents a scientific, accurate, and thorough overview of the essential concepts of psychology in engaging language that the average reader can easily comprehend.Topics include the science of psychology, the biological basis of behavior, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning, memory, cognition and mental abilities, motivation and emotion, life-span development, personality, stress and health psychology, psychological disorders, therapies, and social psychology.For counselors, behavioral analysts and others in various related psychology fields.
Category: Psychology