The psychology case study is one of the oldest research methods in the discipline psychology, as a science, seeks to discern universal truths, so the study of atypical individuals must be done with caution he argued that, in the classic nature vs nurture debate, nurture fully determined gender gender. I picked up a copy of classic case studies in psychology (isbn 0340886927) yesterday and have been hooked ever since the book is written in a straightforward yet engaging way, so older teenagers will be able to pick it up and read it, but cynical professionals will find much of interest in its pages. It was estimated that he read more than 12,000 books in his life time, all of them committed to flawless memory although outgoing and sadly, it is not really kitty genovese the person who has become one of psychology's classic case studies, but rather the terrible fate that befell her in 1964 in new york,. Here are 10 classic psychological studies that may change the way you understand yourself had to be cut short after just six days due to the guards' abusive behavior — in some cases they even inflicted psychological torture — and the extreme emotional stress and anxiety exhibited by the prisoners. Claudia hammond turns the pages of psychology textbooks to find the classic case studies that have advanced psychological research over the past 200 years and visits the individuals who have helped unravel the complex workings of the mind, delving beneath the brief textbook descriptions of these. Influence: science and practice buy the book: http://amznto/2bqeh5x influence this is considered the gospel on the psychology of persuasion cialdini's now infamous work deserves the amount of praise it gets not only is the book easy to follow with tons of excellent examples (explained in laymen terms), cialdini also.
Claudia hammond presents a series on case studies that have made a significant contribution to psychological research bridgeway books 13:978-1- 934454-17-6 and isbn-10: 1-934454-17-6 thirty-eight witnesses: the kitty classic case studies in psychology, by geoff rolls, publisher: hodder. Heard about the child who was locked away from the world until the age of 13 or the man who was turned on by prams from the woman with multiple personalities, to the man with no brain, this is a compelling collection of truly unique psychological case studies a strange book full of even stranger stories, classic case. Uses of the case study the case study method permits the collection of detailed descriptive data, which are usually qualitative in nature it may provide information on the unique features of particular individuals for example, the method is used widely in clinical psychology, where 'classic cases' such as freud's cases are. Interpretation of data from the single case has been increasingly recognised in neuropsychology the value of the hypothesis-driven approach is exemplified by a range of recent detailed single case studies in the literature the aim of this book is to bring together in one volume discussion of the classic cases which have.
Some of these books are 'popular' science and will nurture your interest in psychology (there are many other similar 'popular psychology' paperbacks which would geoff rolls, classic case studies in psychology john colapinto, as nature made him: the boy who was raised as a girl john kounios and mark beeman. Little hans was a 5-year-old boy with a phobia of horses like all clinical case studies, the primary aim was to treat the phobia however, freud's therapeutic input in this case was minimal, and a secondary aim was to explore what factors might have led to the phobia in the first place, and what factors led to its remission.
Classic case studies in psychology: 9781444104899: medicine & health science books @ amazoncom. Case studies in abnormal psychology, takes mental disorders from the realm of theory into the complex reality of human lives this casebook presents comprehensive coverage of 23 high interest cases that include topics such as eating disorders, gender identity disorder, borderline personality, and.
They are used in clinical psychology education and psychotherapy training, and they are cited and reflected in research papers and books up to now (eg, lesser & schoenberg, 1999 pflug et al, 2012) the reason for the extensive use of these case studies/reports is not only their concreteness and. `the great strength of this book is that it provides a clear and well-structured overview of some of the diverse approaches that are currently available within the qualitative tradition' - british journal of educational psychology although most undergraduates are able to collect qualitative data without too much difficulty, they are. These characters have all had a huge influence on psychology and their stories continue to intrigue each new generation of students what's particularly fascinating is that many of their stories continue to evolve – new evidence comes to light, or new technologies are brought to bear, changing how the cases are interpreted.