Introduction to Psychology for Law Enforcement, 2nd Edition
Shahé S. Kazarian
, Michael Boisvert
Prepared by Dr. Shahé Kazarian, PhD and Dr. Mike Boisvert, PhD, this book provides a solid foundation in the basic principles of psychology that is accessible to a general arts audience without sacrificing accuracy, currency, or scope of coverage. This text introduces psychological research methods and perspectives, reviews the biological basis for intellectual and sensory function, and discusses the most common psychological disturbances and diseases. Sleep problems and the effect of drugs on psychology are introduced, as are salient theories of learning, motivation, and personality. The basics are delivered with clarity and precision, and are tested by means of insightful and thought-provoking exercises.