Introducing Psychology: Brain, Person, Group / Edition 4

Introducing Psychology: Brain, Person, Group / Edition 4

by Stephen M. Kosslyn, Robin S. Rosenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205777163

ISBN-13: 9780205777167

Pub. Date: 12/08/2010

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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. Offered in digital format or on-demand custom format.

Through their own research, clinical work, and experiences as teachers, Stephen Kosslyn and Robin Rosenberg have found that exploring

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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. Offered in digital format or on-demand custom format.

Through their own research, clinical work, and experiences as teachers, Stephen Kosslyn and Robin Rosenberg have found that exploring psychology from multiple perspectives further enhances learning. Examining psychological concepts from the levels of the brain (biological factors), the person (beliefs, desires, and feelings), and the world (social, cultural, and environmental factors) and their interactions helps students organize and integrate topics within and across chapters and actively apply psychology to their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205777167
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
12/08/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
640

Table of Contents

BRIEF TOC:

Chapter 1: Introduction to the Science of Psychology: History and Research Methods

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

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

Chapter 4: Learning: How Experience Changes Us

Chapter 5: Memory: Living With Yesterday

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

Chapter 7: Emotion and Motivation: Feeling and Striving

Chapter 8: Personality: Vive La Difference!

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

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

Chapter 11: Psychological Disorders: More Than Everyday Problems

Chapter 12: Treatment: Healing Actions, Healing Words

Chapter 13: Social Psychology: Meeting of the Minds

Appendices: Statistics/How to Think about Research Studies

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