By Nigel Benson
What's psychology? whilst did it start? the place did it come from? How does psychology examine with similar matters reminiscent of psychiatry and psychotherapy? To what volume is it clinical? "Introducing Psychology" solutions these types of questions and extra, explaining what the topic has been long ago and what it's now. the most "schools" of idea and the sections inside of psychology are defined, together with Introspection, Biopsychology, Psychoanalysis, Behaviourism, Comparative (Animal) Psychology, Cognitive techniques (including the Gestalt movement), Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Humanism. the major figures lined comprise: Freud, Pavlov, Skinner, Bandura, Piaget, Bowlby, Maslow and Rogers, in addition to many lesser-known yet very important psychologists.