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The International Handbook of Psychology is an authoritative resource covering all the main areas of psychological science and written by an outstanding set of authors from around the world. The 31 chapters cover not only scientific but also applied cross-disciplinary aspects. Supervised by an International Editorial Advisory Board (IEAB) of 13 eminent psychologists and edited by Professors Kurt Pawlik and Mark R Rosenzweig, it is being published under the auspices of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS) by SAGE Publications Ltd in London. The International Handbook of Psychology will be invaluable to advanced undergraduates, graduate students and academics in psychology,

Psychology in Biological Perspective
Psychology in biological perspective
4.1 The Scope and Aims of Biological Psychology

Psychology is both a biological and a social science, as Chapter 1 points out. The present chapter emphasizes the biological aspects of psychology, just as Chapter 3 emphasizes the social aspects. Both aspects must be taken into account for a ...

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