Exploring Psychology, Seventh Edition, In Modules / Edition 7

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Overview

Exploring Psychology, Seventh Edition, in Modules is the modular version of the #1 bestselling brief introduction to psychology: David Myers' Exploring Psychology. All the Myers hallmarks are there--the captivating writing, coverage based on the latest research, helpful pedagogical support--in a format that delivers the utmost in student accessibility and teaching flexibility.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429205894
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/24/2007
  • Edition description: Seventh Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 704
  • Sales rank: 1,088,526
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 10.80 (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: Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology
Module 6: Environmental Influences on Behavior

THE DEVELOPING PERSON
Module 7: Developmental 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: Expressing and Experiencing Emotion
Module 31: Stress and Illness
Module 32: Promoting Health

PERSONALITY
Module 33: The Psychoanalytic Perspective
Module 34: The Humanistic Perspective
Module 35: Contemporary Research on Personality

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, Careers in Psychology

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