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Mastering the World of Psychology / Edition 5
     

Mastering the World of Psychology / Edition 5

by Samuel E. Wood
 

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ISBN-10: 0205968082

ISBN-13: 9780205968084

Pub. Date: 07/24/2013

Publisher: Pearson

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Provides the Most Student Support

Mastering the World of Psychology, 5/e, provides students with more support than ever before, thanks to the Survey, Question, Read, Recite, and Review Learning Method, or SQ3R, which is integrated throughout the text. SQ3R shows students the relationship between psychological theory and learning. It is the strongest and most comprehensive program for measuring progress and attaining successful outcomes in Introductory Psychology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205968084
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/24/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
11,521
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

In this Section:
1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents


Brief Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology

Chapter 2: Biology and Behavior

Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception

Chapter 4: Consciousness

Chapter 5: Learning

Chapter 6: Memory

Chapter 7: Cognition, Language, and Intelligence

Chapter 8: Human Development

Chapter 9: Motivation and Emotion

Chapter 10: Health and Stress

Chapter 11: Personality Theory and Ass

Chapter 12: Psychological Disorders

Chapter 13: Therapies

Chapter 14: Social Psychology


Full Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology

An Introduction to Mastering the World of Psychology

Psychology Then and Now

Thinking about Theories and Research

Descriptive Research Methods

The Experimental Method

Research Participants

Chapter 2: Biology and Behavior

Discovering the Mysteries of the Nervous System

The Neurons and the Neurotransmitters

The Human Nervous System

A Closer Look at the Thinking Part of the Brain

Age, Gender, and the Brain

Beyond the Nervous System

Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception

The Process of Sensation

Vision

Hearing and Balance

Smell, Taste, and Touch

Influences on Perception

Principles of Perception

Unusual Perceptual Experiences

Chapter 4: Consciousness

What Is Consciousness?

Circadian Rhythms

Sleep

Dreams

Meditation and Hypnosis

Hypnosis

Psychoactive Drugs

Chapter 5: Learning

Classical Conditioning

Operant Conditioning

Cognitive Learning

Chapter 6: Memory

The Structure of Human Memory

A Closer Look at Retrieval

Remembering as Reconstruction

Forgetting

Biology and Memory

Memory in Legal and Therapeutic Settings

Chapter 7: Cognition, Language, and Intelligence

Cognition

Language

Intelligence

Explaining Differences in Intelligence

Beyond Intelligence

Chapter 8: Human Development

Theories of Development

Prenatal Development and Infancy

Early and Middle Childhood

Adolescence.

Early and Middle Adulthood

Later Adulthood

Chapter 9: Motivation and Emotion

Explaining Motivation

Hunger

Sexual Motivation

Emotion

Chapter 10: Health and Stress

Sources of Stress

The Health-Stress Connection

Health and Illness

Lifestyle and Health

Chapter 11: Personality Theory and Assessment

Psychoanalytic Theories

Humanistic Theories

Trait Theories

Social-Cognitive Theories

Personality Assessment

Chapter 12: Psychological Disorders

Defining Psychological Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

Schizophrenia

Somatic, Dissociative, Sexual, and Personality Disorders

Childhood Disorders

Chapter 13: Therapies

Insight Therapies

Relationship Therapies

Behavior Therapies

Cognitive Behavior Therapies

Biomedical Therapies

Practical Issues in Psychotherapy

Chapter 14: Social Psychology

Social Cognition
Attraction

Conformity, Obedience, and Compliance

Group Influence

Attitudes and Attitude Change.

Prosocial Behavior

Aggression

Prejudice and Discrimination

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