Forty Studies that Changed Psychology / Edition 7

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Forty studies that help shape Psychology

Roger Hock’s Forty Studies provides a glimpse of the science of psychology, unraveling the complexities of human nature. This book provides a more in-depth look and analyses that cannot be found by reading a textbook or research alone. It has the original studies, research & analysis about the most famous studies in psychological history.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will:

  • Gain background knowledge of the complexities in the psychology field.
  • Learn about detailed studies in an easy, understandable manner.
  • Understand scientific research, through closer examination of major topics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205918393
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 8/3/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 73,954
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Roger R. Hock received his Ph.D. from the University of California at San Diego and is currently the Director of the Psychology Program at Mendocino College in northern California. He is the author of several well-known books including two textbooks, Human Sexuality and 40 Studies that Changed Psychology: Explorations into the History of Psychological Research. He is coauthor (with Meg Kennedy Dugan) of, It’s My Life Now: Starting over after an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence. He brings over 20 years of teaching experience to the project.
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Table of Contents

In this Section:
1) Brief Table of Contents

2) Full Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Biology And Human Behavior

Chapter 2: Perception And Consciousness

Chapter 3: Learning And Conditioning

Chapter 4: Intelligence, Cognition, And Memory

Chapter 5: Human Development

Chapter 6: Emotion And Motivation

Chapter 7: Personality

Chapter 8: Psychopathology

Chapter 9: Psychotherapy

Chapter 10: Social Psychology


Chapter 1: Biology And Human Behavior

Reading 1: One Brain Or Two?

Reading 2: More Experience = Bigger Brain

Reading 3: Are You A “Natural?”

Reading 4: Watch Out For The Visual Cliff!

Chapter 2: Perception And Consciousness

Reading 5: Take A Long Look

Reading 6: To Sleep, No Doubt To Dream

Reading 7: As A Category, It’s A Natural

Reading 8: Acting As If You Are Hypnotized

Chapter 3: Learning And Conditioning

Reading 9: It’s Not Just About Salivating Dogs!

Reading 10: Little Emotional Albert

Reading 11: Knock Wood!

Reading 12: See Aggression . . . Do Aggression!

Chapter 4: Intelligence, Cognition, And Memory

Reading 13: What You Expect Is What You Get

Reading 14: Just How Are You Intelligent?

Reading 15: Maps In Your Mind

Reading 16: Thanks For The Memories!

Chapter 5: Human Development

Reading 17: Discovering Love

Reading 18: Out Of Sight, But Not Out Of Mind

Reading 19: How Moral Are You?

Reading 20: In Control And Glad Of It!

Chapter 6: Emotion And Motivation

Reading 21: A Sexual Motivation

Reading 22: I Can See It All Over Your Face!

Reading 23: Watching Your Emotions?

Reading 24: Thoughts Out Of Tune

Chapter 7: Personality

Reading 25: Are You The Master Of Your Fate?

Reading 26: Masculine Or Feminine . . . Or Both?

Reading 27: Racing Against Your Heart

Reading 28: The One, The Many

Chapter 8: Psychopathology

Reading 29: Who’s Crazy Here, Anyway?

Reading 30: You’re Getting Defensive Again!

Reading 31: Learning To Be Depressed

Reading 32: Crowding Into The Behavioral Sink

Chapter 9: Psychotherapy

Reading 33: Choosing Your Psychotherapist

Reading 34: Relaxing Your Fears Away

Reading 35: Projections Of Who You Are

Reading 36: Picture This!

Chapter 10: Social Psychology

Reading 37: A Prison By Any Other Name

Reading 38: The Power Of Conformity

Reading 39: To Help Or Not To Help

Reading 40: Obey At Any Cost?

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