Psychology and Life / Edition 15

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 97%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (12) from $1.99   
  • New (2) from $65.00   
  • Used (10) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 1 of 2
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$65.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(162)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 1 of 2
Close
Sort by

More About This Textbook

Overview

This classic book is built around the central theme of presenting psychology as a science and applying that science to our daily lives. Psychology and Life continues to provide a rigorous, research-based presentation that demonstrates that this research has immediate in daily life. For Intro Psychology students, or anyone with an interest in the subject.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321060495
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 9/28/1999
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 15
  • Pages: 920
  • Product dimensions: 8.77 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.45 (d)

Table of Contents

1. The Science of Psychology in Your Life.
What Makes Psychology Unique?
Psychology in Your Life: Why Study Psychology.
What Psychologists Do.
Psychology in the 21st Century: The Future is Now.

2. Research Methods in Psychology.
The Context of Discovery.
The Context of Justification: Safeguards for Objectivity.
Psychological Measurements.
Ethical Issues in Human and Animal Research.
Becoming a Wiser Research Consumer.
Psychology in the 21st Century: Psychological Research and the Information Explosion.

3. The Biological Bases of Behavior.
Heredity and Behavior.
Biology and Behavior.
The Nervous System in Action.
Psychology in Your Life: How Do Life Experiences Affect Your Brain?

4. Sensation Sensory Knowledge of the World.
The Visual System.
Psychology in the 21st Century: Can Technology Restore Sight?
Hearing.
Your Other Senses.
Psychology in Your Life: Why is "Hot" Food Painful?

5. Perception.
Sensing, Organizing, Identifying, Recognizing.
Psychology in the 21st Century: Virtual Reality.
Attentional Processes.
Organizational Processes in Perception.
Psychology in Your Life: How Do You Catch a Fly Ball?
Identification and Recognition Processes.

6. Mind, Consciousness, and Alternate States.
The Contents of Consciousness.
The Functions of Consciousness.
Psychology in Your Life: When Do Children Acquire Consciousness?
Sleep and Dreams.
Psychology in the 21st Century: The 24/7 Lifestyle and Sleep.
Altered States of Consciousness.

7. Learning and Behavior Analysis
The Study of Learning.
Classical Conditioning: Learning Predictable Signals.
Operant Conditioning: Learning AboutConsequences.
Psychology in Your Life: Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child?
Biology and Learning.
Cognitive Influences on Learning.

8. Memory
What is Memory?
Sensory Memory.
Short-term Memory and Working Memory.
Long-Term Memory: Encoding and Retrieval.
Psychology in Your Life: How Can Memory Research Help You Prepare for Exams?
Structures in Long-Term Memory.
Psychology in the 21st Century: Human Memory Searches and Web Searches.
Biological Aspects of Memory.

9. Cognitive Processes.
Studying Cognition.
Language Use.
Psychology in Your Life: Can Nonhuman Animals Learn Language?
Visual Cognition.
Problem Solving and Reasoning.
Psychology in the 21st Century: Expert Systems and Medicine.
Judging and Deciding.

10. Intelligence and Intelligence Testing.
What Is Assessment?
Intelligence Assessment.
Psychology in the 21st Century: Assessment on the World Wide Web.
Theories of Intelligence.
The Politics of Intelligence.
Creativity.
Assessment and Society.

11. Human Development Across the Life Span.
Studying and Explaining Development.
Physical Development Across the Life Span.
Cognitive Development Across the Life Span.
Acquiring Language.
Social Development Across the Life Span.
Psychology in Your Life: How Does Day Care Affect Children's Development.
Gender Development.
Moral Development.
Learning to Age Successfully.

12. Motivation.
Understanding Motivation.
Eating.
Psychology in the 21st Century: Genes and Obesity.
Sexual Behaviors.
Motivation for Personal Achievement.
Psychology in Your Life: Can Psychology Help Find Me a Career?

13. Emotion, Stress, and Health Emotions.
Stress of Living.
Health Psychology.
Psychology in the 21st Century: Healthy People 2010
Psychology in Your Life: Does Your Personality Affect Your Health.

14. Understanding Human Personality.
Type and Train Personality Theories.
Psychology in Your Life: Why Are Some People Shy?
Psychodynamic Theories
Humanistic Theories
Social-Learning and Cognitive Theories.
Self Theories.
Psychology in the 21st Century: The Self on the Internet.
Comparing Personality Theories.
Assessing Personality.

15. Psychological Disorders.
The Nature of Psychological Disorders.
Classifying Psychological Disorders.
Psychology in Your Life: Is "Insanity" Really a Defense?
Major Types of Psychological Disorders.
Psychology in the 21st Century: Does "Internet Addiction" Exist?
Schizophrenic Disorders.
The Stigma of Mental Illness.

16. Therapies for Personal Change.
The Therapeutic Context.
Psychodynamic Therapies.
Psychology in Your Life: Are Lives Haunted by Repressed Memories?
Behavior Therapies.
Cognitive Therapies.
Psychology in the 21st Century: Therapy in the Age of Computers.
Existential-Humanistic Therapies.
Group Therapies.
Biomedical Therapies.
Does Therapy Work?

17. Social Processes and Relationships.
The Power of the Situation.
Psychology in Your Life: How Do Groups Affect Decision Making?
Constructing Social Reality.
Attitudes, Attitude Change, and Action.
Social Relationships.
Psychology in the 21st Century: Relationships and the Internet.

18. Social Psychology, Society, and Culture.
Altruism and Prosocial Behavior.
Aggression.
Prejudice.
Psychology in the 21st Century: The World Grows Smaller.
The Psychology of Conflict and Peace.
Psychology in Your Life: Why Do People Join Cults?
A Personal Endnote.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)