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Overview

This innovative, 13-chapter text examines psychological issues from the levels of the brain, person, and social world to help students actively apply psychology to their lives.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205507573
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/18/2006
  • Series: MyPsychLab Series
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 634
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 10.82 (h) x 1.09 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen M. Kosslyn is Chair of the Psychology Department and John Lindsley Professor of Psychology in Memory of William James at Harvard University, as well as Associate Psychologist in the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his B.A. from UCLA and his Ph.D. from Stanford University, both in psychology. His research has focused primarily on the nature of visual mental imagery and visual communication, and he has published six books and over 250 papers on these topics. For ten years he was “head tutor,” supervising graduate students teaching year-long introductory psychology courses using levels of analysis. While actively engaged with writing and academic pursuits, Dr. Kosslyn is currently on the editorial boards of many professional journals.

Robin S. Rosenberg is a clinical psychologist in private practice and has taught psychology at Lesley University and Harvard University. She is certified in clinical hypnosis and is a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders. She received her B.A. in psychology from New York University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Rosenberg did her clinical internship at Massachusetts Mental Health Center, had a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Community Health Plan, and was on the staff at Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s Outpatient Services. Dr. Rosenberg specializes in treating people with eating disorders, depression, and anxiety.

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Table of Contents

1. Psychology: Yesterday and Today

The Science of Psychology: Getting to Know You

Psychology Then and Now

The Research Process: How We Find Things Out

2. The Biology of Mind and Behavior: The Brain in Action

Brain Circuits: Making Connections

The Nervous System: An Orchestra With Many Members

Probing the Brain

Genes, Brain, and Environment: The Brain in the World

3. Sensation and Perception: How the World Enters the Mind

Vision

Hearing

Sensing and Perceiving in Other Ways

4. Learning: How Experience Changes Us

Classical Conditioning

Operant Conditioning

Cognitive and Social Learning

5. Memory: Living With Yesterday

Storing Information: Time and Space Are of the Essence

Encoding and Retrieving Information From Memory

When Memory Goes Wrong — And What to Do About It

6. Language, Thinking, and Intelligence: What Humans Do Best

Language: More Than Meets the Ear

Thinking: Understanding the World and Guiding Behavior

Intelligence: Is There More Than One Way To Be Smart?

What Makes Us Smart: Nature and Nurture

7. Emotion and Motivation: Feeling and Striving

Emotion: I Feel, Therefore I Am

Motivation and Reward: Feeling Good

Hunger and Sex: Two Important Motivations

8. Personality: Vive la Difference!

What is Personality?

The Brain: The Personality Organ

The Person: Beliefs and Behaviors

The World: Social Influences on Personality

9. Psychology Over the Life Span: Growing Up, Growing Older, Growing Wiser

In the Beginning: From Conception to Birth

Infancy and Childhood: Taking Off

Adolescence: Between Two Worlds

Adulthood and Aging: The Continuously Changing Self

10. Stress, Health, and Coping: Dealing With Life

What is Stress?

Stress, Disease, and Health

Strategies for Coping

11. Psychological Disorders: More Than Everyday Problems

Identifying Psychological Disorders: What’s Abnormal?

Axis I: An Overview of Selected Disorder

Axis II: Focus on Personality Disorders

A Cautionary Note About Diagnosis

12. Treatment: Healing Actions, Healing Words

Therapies Focusing on Mental Processes and Behavior

Therapies Focusing on Brain and Body

Which Therapy Works Best?

13. Social Psychology: Meeting of the Minds

Social Cognition: Thinking About People

Social Behavior: Interacting With People

A Final Word: Ethics and Social Psychology

Appendix A. Statistics

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