This established collection of readings uses articles and photo-essays to apply psychology to personal growth and development.
The text guides students in learning about themselves and interacting with society. Its six major themes–identity, human communication, growth dynamics, feelings and emotions, human relationships, and leading a quality life–provide a thought-provoking look at how psychology influences personal development.
Articles and photo-essays collected here look at how psychology influences personal development, guiding psychology students to learn about themselves and how they interact with society. Major themes of readings are identity, human communication, growth dynamics, feelings and emotions, human relationships, and quality of life. About half of the readings are new to this sixth edition, with new material on gender roles, adulthood, relationships, and emotional development. Goud teaches in the School of Education at Indiana University. This work lacks a subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)