Blatant Plug Alert follows.
As mentioned elsewhere, my own academic background is in the behavioural and health sciences, specifically psychology. And aside from my research on various biological and physiological aspects of behaviour, one of my key interests is in the scientific and epistemological underpinnings of the field. Hence this book, a brief guide to the conceptual and historical aspects of psychology.
Well, congratulations, readers in India and other SAARC countries! (FYI, India is the fifth most popular source of traffic to this blog.) Because you can now benefit from this volume too: Pearson have released a new 2014 edition, just for you guys!
Among the modifications is a cool new cover. And I particularly like the approach. In the interests of globalisation, the Eurocentric Rodin Thinker figure has been replaced with something more fitting: a Buddha-style carving. And the colour has been souped up too. See what you think…
Nice touches all round, I feel.
Alrighty then, Blatant Plug Alert over. Back to your day.
Brian Hughes is an academic psychologist and university professor in Galway, Ireland, specialising in stress, health, and the application of psychology to social issues. He writes widely on the psychology of empiricism and of empirically disputable claims, especially as they pertain to science, health, medicine, and politics.