Psychology is not an exact science, but people are always interested in learning more about it. People are always curious about how they behave and what different mental disorders can occur in humans. Behavioral psychologists have even observed numerous subjects, but cannot draw any precise conclusions from their observation. The human mind still remains a mystery, driving psychologists to conduct even more experiments. If you are a college student or just someone interested in the field, you can expand your knowledge by reading psychology books. These books discuss numerous ways of controlling people’s behavior. Readers are told how to use psychological approaches to get people to behave in a certain way. Here are two books you might be interested in:
Educational Psychology: Developing Learners (7th Edition) by Jeanne Ormrod
This book is intended for teachers who want to better understand their students. This is a best-selling book, loved for its clear writing style, concrete applications, and deep focus on learning. It also encourages teachers to review their own learning process. This will give teachers a better understanding of the concepts explained in the book and how to apply them. This book focuses on core concepts and introduces central ideas in educational psychology. Ultimately, these concepts and ideas will help teachers better understand children and young people.
One thing that sets this book apart from the rest is the seamless transition from theory to application. It also provides numerous concrete examples to help readers gain a deeper understanding of educational psychology, especially with children and in the classroom.
The Practical Psychology Answers Book by Lisa J. Cohen
This interesting book is put together by Lisa J. Cohen who is a licensed clinical psychologist and researcher. Most psychology books only tell you theories, but this book will help you understand the science in a fun way. The combined easy-to-understand content makes this book accessible to everyone, from casual readers to experts in the field. In this book you will find answers to everyday questions such as “What factors make a marriage last?” or “What are the benefits of getting older?” In addition to the 800 psychological questions, this book also contains an overview of the psychology of morality, everyday life, sex and money. It is aimed at those interested in psychology and can also serve as a supplementary textbook.