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Overview

A contemporary take on a time tested classic. Students will master the central concepts of psychology with the new 11th edition of Psychology from Benjamin Lahey. The 11th edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest research with an emphasis on Chapters 6 (Consciousness), 10 (Development) 14 (Abnormal) and 16 (Social Psychology). Lahey weaves scholarship based on empirical research throughout the text, ensuring an accurate portrait of contemporary psychology. The text’s student-friendly writing, clear chapter openers, and fresh applications make the material more relevant to students than ever before, and the proven learning system ensures that all students will grasp the concepts presented in the book. Lahey’s hallmark emphasis on diversity and culture remains integrated throughout the text, making this the text for a well rounded introduction to all areas of psychology
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078035166
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 5/25/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 736
  • Sales rank: 89,213
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Benjamin B. Lahey received his undergraduate training from Davidson College and his Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the University of Tennessee. He has taught at both community college and university levels, including the University of Georgia and the University of Miami, before joining the faculty at the University of Chicago. Ben is an award-winning teacher and a frequent speaker at the Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. He is also an active researcher on the behavioral and emotional problems of children; his research has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health for many years. Ben was a representative of the field of psychology on the DSM-IV Child Disorders Work Group and a member of the US liaison group for the mental health section of the International Classification of Diseases. He was also the editor, with Alan E. Kazdin, of the first fourteen volumes in the annual series, Advances in Clinical Child Psychology, published by Plenum Press.
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Table of Contents

Before You Begin: Study Skills for Success

PART 1: INTRODUCTION AND FOUNDATIONS

Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology

Chapter 2: Research Methods in Psychology

Chapter 3: Biological Foundations in Behavior

Chapter 4: Interplay of Nature and Nurture

PART 2: AWARENESS

Chapter 5: Sensation and Perception

Chapter 6: States of Consciousness

PART 3: LEARNING AND COGNITION

Chapter 7: Basic Principles of Learning

Chapter 8: Memory

Chapter 9: Cognition, Language, and Intelligence

PART 4: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

Chapter 10: Developmental Psychology

PART 5: THE SELF

Chapter 11: Motivation and Emotion

Chapter 12: Personality

PART 6: HEALTH AND ADJUSTMENT

Chapter 13: Stress and Health

Chapter 14: Abnormal Behavior

Chapter 15: Therapies

PART 7: SOCIAL CONTEXT

Chapter 16: Social Psychology

Chapter 17: Psychology Applied to the Environment and to Professions

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