Exploring Psychology, Eighth Edition, In Modules / Edition 8

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Overview

The success of the modular version of David Myers's bestselling brief text, Exploring Psychology, proves the author's longheld belief (supported by independent research) that for a number of students, a text comprised of 45 15-page chapters is more effective than one of 15 45-page chapters.

Exploring Psychology, Sixth Edition, in Modules includes all the features and up-to-date content of the current edition of Exploring Psychology organized into 45 modules. It is accompanied by its own expansive variety of media and supplements similar to the Exploring Psychology package, also reorganized to match the modular format.

This is NOT a brief version of Psychology, Seventh Edition, in Modules. Rather, this text is a MODULARIZED version of Exploring Psychology, Sixth Edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429216364
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/8/2010
  • Edition description: Eighth Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 645
  • Sales rank: 223,107
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the History and Science of Psychology
Module 1 The History and Scope of Psychology Module 2 Research Strategies: How Psychologists Ask and Answer Questions

Biology and Behavior
Module 3 Neural and Hormonal Systems Module 4 The Brain Module 5 The Nature of Behavior Module 6 The Nurture of Behavior and the Interplay of Nature and Nurture

The Developing Person
Module 7 Development Issues, Prenatal Development, and the Newborn Module 8 Infancy and Childhood Module 9 Adolescence Module 10 Adulthood

Sensation and Perception
Module 11 Introduction to Sensation and Perception: Vision Module 12 The Other Senses Module 13 Perceptual Organization Module 14 Perceptual Interpretation

States of Consciousness
Module 15 Waking and Sleeping Rhythms Module 16 Hypnosis Module 17 Drugs and Consciousness

Learning
Module 18 Classical Conditioning Module 19 Operant Conditioning Module 20 Learning by Observation

Memory
Module 21 Information Processing Module 22 Forgetting, Memory Construction, and Improving Memory

Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
Module 23 Thinking Module 24 Language and Thought Module 25 Intelligence

Motivation
Module 26 Introduction to Motivation: Hunger Module 27 Sexual Motivation Module 28 Motivation at Work

Emotions, Stress, and Health
Module 29 Theories and Physiology of Emotion Module 30 Expressed and Experienced Emotion Module 31 Stress and Illness Module 32 Promoting Health

Personality
Module 33 Historic Perspectives on Personality: Psychoanalytic and Humanistic Module 34 Contemporary Perspectives on Personality: Trait and Social Cognitive Module 35 Contemporary Perspectives on Personality: The Self and the Modern Unconscious

Psychological Disorders
Module 36 Introduction to Psychological Disorders Module 37 Anxiety, Dissociative, and Personality Disorders Module 38 Mood Disorders Module 39 Schizophrenia

Therapy
Module 40 The Psychological Therapies Module 41 Evaluating Psychotherapies Module 42 The Biomedical Therapies

Social Psychology
Module 43 Social Thinking Module 44 Social Influence Module 45 Social Relations

Appendix A: Statistical Reasoning in Everyday Life Appendix B: Critical Thinking Exercises and Answers by Richard O. Straub

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