Cengage Advantage Books: Introduction to Psychology / Edition 9by Rod Plotnik, Haig Kouyoumdjian
Pub. Date: 02/24/2010
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Featuring a look and style that's more like a magazine than a textbook, Plotnik's INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY, Tenth Edition will draw you in and show you how exciting the study of psychology can be. This modular, visual approach to the fundamentals of psychology--the pioneer of the "visual" or "magazine" style approach--makes even the toughest concepts engaging… See more details below
Featuring a look and style that's more like a magazine than a textbook, Plotnik's INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY, Tenth Edition will draw you in and show you how exciting the study of psychology can be. This modular, visual approach to the fundamentals of psychology--the pioneer of the "visual" or "magazine" style approach--makes even the toughest concepts engaging and entertaining. Each and every page is individually planned, written, and formatted to effectively incorporate the use of Visual Cues, which help you to better remember information. Extensively updated, the text also utilizes "chunking," a method of breaking concepts down into small, easily digested sections that help you learn at your own pace.
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Table of Contents
Part I: PSYCHOLOGY'S FOUNDATIONS AND METHODS OF RESEARCH. 1. Discovering Psychology. 2. Psychology and Science. Part II: THE BRAIN, BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR. 3. Brain's Building Blocks. 4. Incredible Nervous System. Part III: SENSING AND PERCEIVING. 5. Sensation. 6. Perception. Part IV: CONSCIOUSNESS. 7. Sleep and Dreams. 8. Hypnosis and Drugs. Part V: LEARNING. 9. Classical Conditioning. 10. Operant and Cognitive Approaches. Part VI: MEMORY. 11. Types of Memory. 12. Remembering and Forgetting. Part VII: COGNITION. 13. Intelligence. 14. Thought and Language. Part VIII: MOTIVATION AND EMOTION. 15. Motivation. 16. Emotion. Part IX: The Developing Human. 17. Infancy and Childhood. 18. Adolescence and Adulthood. Part X: PERSONALITY. 19. Psychoanalytic and Humanistic Theories. 20. Social and Cognitive and Trait Theories. Part XI: HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY. 21. Health, Stress and Coping. Part XII: PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS. 22. Assessment and Anxiety Disorders. 23. Mood Disorders and Schizophrenia. 24. THERAPIES. Part XIII: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY. 25. Social Cognition and Behavior.
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