Walch Publishing, 2003 - 212 páginas
An introductory text for high school social studies students, Understanding Psychology covers the field’s background, current theories and practices, and the newest methods for comprehending how the brain functions.
Chapters include "Biology and Behavior," "The Study of Personality," Human Development," and "Abnormal Psychology." Assessments throughout the title track students' comprehension of the material.
The author, Dr. Paul Robbins, has a background in both research and therapy. He has served on the staffs of the National Institute of Mental Health and George Washington University School of Medicine.