Fundamentals of Psychology / Edition 1

Fundamentals of Psychology / Edition 1

by Ed Smith, Daryl J. Bem, Susan Nolen-Hoeksema
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155012258

ISBN-13: 9780155012257

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Through its outstanding pedagogical features, this briefer version of the classic text, HILGARD'S INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY, captures the dynamic nature of contemporary psychology by discussing controversial issues and applying research to real-world problems. The text's structure follows the psychological learning theory of "chunking," whereby a students'

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Through its outstanding pedagogical features, this briefer version of the classic text, HILGARD'S INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY, captures the dynamic nature of contemporary psychology by discussing controversial issues and applying research to real-world problems. The text's structure follows the psychological learning theory of "chunking," whereby a students' learning and retention is improved if they master smaller segments of text incrementally rather than attempting to learn and recall an entire chapter all at once.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155012257
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 10.76(h) x 0.93(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Nature and History of Psychology. 2. Neurobiological Basis of Psychology. 3. Psychological Development. 4. Sensation and Perception. 5. Consciousness. 6. Learning and Conditioning. 7. Memory. 8. Thought and Language. 9. Motivation and Emotion. 10. Individual Differences, Intelligence, Personality. 11. Stress, Health and Coping. 12. Abnormal Psychology. 13. Treatment of Psychological Disorders. 14. Social Behavior. Appendix: Statistical Methods and Measurements.

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