This authoritative and readable introductory text, written by one of the UK's most respected psychologists, provides a detailed and thorough account of the subject. It provides lively and well-informed coverage of all the main areas in psychology: developmental psychology; social psychology; comparative psychology; biopsychology; abnormal psychology; cognitive psychology; major perspectives in psychology; and research methods. This book is written in an exceptionally clear and accessible way. It is structured to make it easy for the reader to develop his or her understanding of psychology. Most topics are dealt with in terms of the TEE approach: theory (T), evidence (E), and evaluation (E). This is designed to enhance the reader's ability to assess and to criticise. In addition, the text contains key research studies, case studies, research activities, questions in the text, personal reflections, and definitions of all key terms. In sum, Psychology: A Student's Handbook provides the ideal comprehensive introduction to psychology for all students.