Close Up on Psychology: Supplemental Readings From the APA Monitor on Psychology
A lively, engaging way to get an up close look at psychology, this volume features some of the best articles from the APA Monitor on Psychology. It is geared toward students taking their first psychology class and is filled with enjoyable, easy to read articles describing important research in introductory, nontechnical terms. Articles were chosen to reflect the interests of young adults, and the organization of the volume corresponds to the standard layout of most introductory psychology textbooks.
Topics range as widely as psychological research itself. The causes of violence, what top athletes are thinking during a tough performance, how to spot a cheater, whether working mothers are happy or overstressed, and what makes a relationship last—these are just a few of the topics covered in this timely and interesting collection.