Essentials of Psychology - Text Only / Edition 1

Essentials of Psychology - Text Only / Edition 1

by Saul Kassin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130489468

ISBN-13: 9780130489463

Pub. Date: 10/28/2003

Publisher: Pearson

This brief, paperback version offers all of the strengths and popular features of Kassins's Psychology, 4/e; it allows readers to understand the research that is crucial to understanding psychology. Readers actively discover and experience the methods and findings of psychological research, learning in the process how to think like psychologists! Detailed…  See more details below

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This brief, paperback version offers all of the strengths and popular features of Kassins's Psychology, 4/e; it allows readers to understand the research that is crucial to understanding psychology. Readers actively discover and experience the methods and findings of psychological research, learning in the process how to think like psychologists! Detailed accounts of classic or recent studies begin each chapter, asking the reader to take on the role of subject, experimenter, or observer. Readers predict the results; then learn what the actual results were. This puts the psychological research presented into context for readers, enabling them to relate the information to their own lives. Topics include: behavioral neuroscience; sensation and perception; consciousness; learning; memory; thought, language and intelligence; nature and nurture; human development; motivation and emotion; social and cultural influences; personality; psychological disorders; treatment; and applying psychology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130489463
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
8.96(w) x 10.72(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Research Methods.
2. Behavioral Neuroscience.
3. Sensation and Perception.
4. Consciousness.
5. Learning.
6. Memory.
7. Thought, Language, and Intelligence.
8. Nature and Nurture.
9. Human Development.
10. Motivation and Emotion.
11. Social and Cultural Influences.
12. Personality.
13. Psychological Disorders and Stress.
14. Treatment.
15. Applying Psychology.
Appendix: Statistics in Psychological Research.
Glossary.
References.
Credits.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

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