Psychology and Your Life + Premium Content card package / Edition 1

Psychology and Your Life + Premium Content card package / Edition 1

by Robert Feldman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0077354737

ISBN-13: 9780077354732

Pub. Date: 04/13/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Psychology Matters. Robert Feldman’s Psychology and Your Life is an engaging new introductory psychology text that uses experiential exercises and activities, career-oriented text examples, and features designed to directly correlate psychology concepts to the professional and personal lives of readers. Throughout the text and supplements,

Overview

Psychology Matters. Robert Feldman’s Psychology and Your Life is an engaging new introductory psychology text that uses experiential exercises and activities, career-oriented text examples, and features designed to directly correlate psychology concepts to the professional and personal lives of readers. Throughout the text and supplements, Psychology and Your Life reinforces why a basic understanding of psychology is relevant to today’s students.

This text also provides instructors with a fully-integrated supplements package to help instructors objectively gauge their students’ mastery of psychology’s key principles and concepts and to create dynamic class experiences—whether in the classroom or online. All ancillary materials are organized by the measurable learning outcomes of each module within the text—there is no more wondering whether the text in use will meet the accreditation guidelines for schools!

Emphasizing practical application, Psychology and Your Life offers examples and perspectives from the healthcare industry (including Allied Health), technology, criminal justice, legal, and business, among others to prepare students to readily prepare and apply psychology throughout their lives and careers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780077354732
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
04/13/2009
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Psychology and Your Life

Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology
Module 1: Psychologists at Work
Module 2: A Science Evolves: The Past, the Present, and the Future
Module 3: Research in Psychology
Module 4: The Ethics of Research

Chapter 2: Neuroscience and Behavior
Module 5: Neurons: The Basic Elements of Behavior
Module 6: The Nervous System and the Endocrine System: Communicating Within the Body
Module 7: The Brain

Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception
Module 8: Sensing the World Around Us
Module 9: Vision: Shedding Light on the Eye
Module 10: Hearing and the Other Senses
Module 11: Perceptual Organization: Constructing Our View of the World

Chapter 4: States of Consciousness
Module 12: Sleep and Dreams
Module 13: Hypnosis and Meditation
Module 14: Drug Use: The Highs and Lows of Consciousness

Chapter 5: Learning
Module 15: Classical Conditioning
Module 16: Operant Conditioning
Module 17: Cognitive Approaches to Learning

Chapter 6: Thinking: Memory, Cognition, and Language
Module 18: The Foundations of Memory
Module 19: Recall and Forgetting
Module 20: Thinking, Reasoning, and Problem Solving
Module 21: Language

Chapter 7: Motivation and Emotion
Module 22: Explaining Motivation
Module 23: Human Needs and Motivation: Eat, Drink, and Be Daring
Module 24: Understanding Emotional Experiences

Chapter 8: Development
Module 25: Nature and Nurture, and Prenatal Development
Module 26: Infancy and Childhood
Module 27: Adolescence: Becoming an Adult
Module 28: Adulthood

Chapter 9: Personality and Individual Differences
Module 29: Psychodynamic Approaches to Personality
Module 30: Trait, Learning, Biological and Evolutionary, and Humanistic Approaches to Personality
Module 31: Assessing Personality: Determining What Makes Us Distinctive
Module 32: Intelligence?

Chapter 10: Psychological Disorders
Module 33: Normal Versus Abnormal: Making a Distinction
Module 34: The Major Psychological Disorders
Module 35: Psychological Disorders in Perspective

Chapter 11: Treatment of Psychological Disorders
Module 36: Psychotherapy: Psychodynamic, Behavioral, and Cognitive Approaches to Treatment
Module 37: Psychotherapy: Humanistic and Group Approaches to Treatment
Module 38: Biomedical Therapy: Biological Approaches to Treatment

Chapter 12: Social Psychology
Module 39: Attitudes and Social Cognition
Module 40: Social Influence and Groups
Module 41: Prejudice and Discrimination
Module 42: Positive and Negative Social Behavior
Module 43: Stress and Coping

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