Current Directions in Introductory Psychology / Edition 2

Current Directions in Introductory Psychology / Edition 2

by Association for Psychological Science (APS), Abigail A. Baird
     
 

This new and exciting American Psychological Reader includes timely, cutting-edge articles, giving readers a real-world perspective from a reliable sourceCurrent Directions in Psychological Science journal. This reader includes over 20 articles that have been carefully selected and taken from the very accessible Current Directions in Psychological Science journal.

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This new and exciting American Psychological Reader includes timely, cutting-edge articles, giving readers a real-world perspective from a reliable sourceCurrent Directions in Psychological Science journal. This reader includes over 20 articles that have been carefully selected and taken from the very accessible Current Directions in Psychological Science journal. Articles discuss today's most current and pressing issues in introductory psychology and are broken down into these main sections: Scientific Thinking; Nature/Nurture; Consciousness; Individual Differences; and Applications. For psychologists and those interested in psychological science.

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ISBN-13:
9780137143504
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/05/2008
Series:
Association for Psychological Science Readers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents


Overview of this Book     vii
Developmental Psychology     1
Children's Social and Moral Reasoning About Exclusion. (Vol. 16, No. 1, 2007, pp. 32-36)   Melanie Killen     5
Psychobiological Roots of Early Attachment. (Vol. 15, No. 2, 2006, pp. 84-88)   Myron A. Hofer     13
Children of the Affluent. Challenges to Well-Being. (Vol. 14, No. 1, 2005, pp. 49-53)   Suniya S. Luthar   Shawn J. Latendresse     21
Siblings' Direct and Indirect Contributions to Child Development. (Vol. 13, No. 3, 2004, pp. 124-126)   Gene H. Brody     29
Understanding Popularity in the Peer System. (Vol. 14, No. 2, 2005, pp. 102-105)   Antonius H. N. Cillessen   Amanda J. Rose     35
Cognitive Neuroscience     43
The Occipital Cortex in the Blind: Lessons About Plasticity and Vision. (Vol. 14, No. 16, 2005, pp. 306-311)   Amir Amedi   Lotfi B. Merabet   Felix Bermpohl   Alvaro Pascual-Leone     47
The Role of Emotion in Decision Making: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective. (Vol. 15, No. 5, 2006, pp. 260-264)   Nasir Naqvi   Baba Shiv   Antoine Bechara     56
Beyond Fear: Emotional Memory Mechanisms in the Human Brain. (Vol. 16, No. 4, 2007, pp. 173-177)   Kevin S. LaBar     64
Tend andBefriend: Biobehavioral Bases of Affiliation Under Stress. (Vol. 15, No. 6, 2006, pp. 273-277)   Shelley E. Taylor     73
Memories of Things Unseen. (Vol. 13, No. 4, 2004, pp. 145-147)   Elizabeth F. Loftus     81
Health Psychology: Body and Brain     89
Does Estrogen Protect Against Cognitive Aging in Women? (Vol. 16, No. 5, 2007, pp. 275-279)   Barbara B. Sherwin     93
Positive Affect and Health. (Vol. 15, No. 3, 2006, pp. 122-125)   Sheldon Cohen   Sarah D. Pressman     101
Depression and Coronary Heart Disease: Complex Synergism of Mind, Body, and Environment. (Vol. 14, No. 1, 2005, pp. 39-43)   Nancy Frasure-Smith   Francois Lesperance     109
Buddhist and Psychological Perspectives on Emotions and Well-Being. (Vol. 14, No. 2, 2005, pp. 59-63)   Paul Ekman   Richard J. Davidson   Matthieu Ricard   B. Alan Wallace     117
Clinical Psychology: Investigation and Interpretation     125
Depression: The Brain Finally Gets Into the Act. (Vol. 13, No. 3, 2004, pp. 103-106)   Barry L. Jacobs     129
Three Reasons Not to Believe in an Autism Epidemic. (Vol. 14, No. 2, 2005, pp. 55-58)   Morton Ann Gernsbacher   Michelle Dawson   H. Hill Goldsmith     136
Resilience in the Face of Potential Trauma. (Vol. 14, No. 3, 2005, pp. 135-138)   George A. Bonanno     143
Does Drinking Promote Risky Sexual Behavior?: A Complex Answer to a Simple Question. (Vol. 15, No. 1, 2006, pp. 19-23)   M. Lynne Cooper     150
Individual Differences     159
Personality as Risk and Resilience in Physical Health. (Vol. 15, No. 5, 2006, pp. 227-231)   Timothy W. Smith     161
Is Optimism Always Best?: Future Outlooks and Preparedness. (Vol. 15, No. 6, 2006, pp. 302-306)   Kate Sweeny   Patrick J. Carroll   James A. Shepperd     169
Temperament, Development, and Personality. (Vol. 16, No. 4, 2007, pp. 207-212)   Mary K. Rothbart     177
Self-Esteem Development Across the Lifespan. (Vol. 14, No. 3, 2005, pp. 158-162)   Richard W. Robins   Kali H. Trzesniewski     186
Gender Differences in Depression. (Vol. 10, No. 5, 2001, pp. 173-176)   Susan Nolen-Hoeksema     194
Social Psychology     201
Media Violence and Social Neuroscience: New Questions and New Opportunities. (Vol. 16, No. 4, 2007, pp. 178-182)   Nicholas L. Carnagey   Craig A. Anderson   Bruce D. Bartholow     203
Developmental Intergroup Theory: Explaining and Reducing Children's Social Stereotyping and Prejudice. (Vol. 16, No. 3, 2007, pp. 162-166)   Rebecca S. Bigler   Lynn S. Liben     211
The Automaticity of Social Life. (Vol. 15, No. 1, 2006, pp. 1-4)   John A. Bargh   Erin L. Williams     220
Weapon Bias: Split-Second Decisions and Unintended Stereotyping. (Vol. 15, No. 6, 2006, pp. 287-291)   B. Keith Payne     228
The Unrecognized Stereotyping and Discrimination Against Singles. (Vol. 15, No. 5, 2006, pp. 251-254)   Bella M. DePaulo   Wendy L. Morris     237

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