In Search of the Human Mind / Edition 3

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Robert J. Sternberg, noted researcher on intelligence, brings his innovative approach to bear on introductory psychology by presenting the field as constantly in process. Juxtaposing the evolution of ideas and the evolution of organisms in search of adaptation to their environments, with his triarchic theory of human abilities, the second edition of Sternberg's text represents a new and viable approach to teaching introductory psychology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780155071049
  • Publisher: Wadsworth
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Edition description: Study Guide
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 460

Table of Contents

Pt. I The Nature of Psychology 3
1 What Is Psychology? 5
2 The Roots and Branches of Psychology 35
Pt. II Basic Biological and Cognitive Processes 69
3 Biological Bases of Behavior 71
4 Sensation 117
5 Perception 163
6 Consciousness 193
Pt. III Higher Cognitive Processes 225
7 Learning 227
8 Memory 259
9 Language 293
10 Thinking 319
11 Intelligence 351
Pt. IV Developmental Processes 385
12 Physical and Cognitive Development 387
13 Social Development 419
Pt. V Social Psychological Processes 457
14 Social Psychology: Personal Perspectives 459
15 Social Psychology: Interpersonal and Group Perspectives 491
16 Motivation and Emotion 521
Pt. VI Clinical Processes 559
17 Personality 561
18 Abnormal Psychology 599
19 Psychotherapy 635
20 Health Psychology 669
Statistical Appendix A-1
Glossary G-1
References R-1
Credits C-1
Name Index I-1
Subject Index S-1
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