Psychology / Edition 8

Psychology / Edition 8

by David G. Myers
     
 

This modular version of Myers's full-length text, Psychology, reflects the author's research-supported belief that many students learn better using a text comprised of brief modules, as opposed standard-length chapters.

Psychology, Eighth Edition, in Modules breaks down the 18 chapters of Psychology into 58 short modules, retaining that

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This modular version of Myers's full-length text, Psychology, reflects the author's research-supported belief that many students learn better using a text comprised of brief modules, as opposed standard-length chapters.

Psychology, Eighth Edition, in Modules breaks down the 18 chapters of Psychology into 58 short modules, retaining that acclaimed text's captivating writing, superior pedagogy, and wealth of references to recent cutting-edge research. The modular version has its own extensive media and supplements package, with content organized to match its table of contents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716779278
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Publication date:
07/31/2006
Edition description:
Eighth Edition
Pages:
756
Product dimensions:
9.62(w) x 10.74(h) x 1.37(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the History and Science of Psychology
Module 1: The History and Scope of Psychology
Module 2: Thinking Critically with Psychological Science
Module 3: Research Strategies: How Psychologists Ask and Answer Questions

Neuroscience and Behavior
Module 4: Neural and Hormonal Systems
Module 5: The Brain

Nature, Nurture, and Human Diversity
Module 6: Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology
Module 7: Environmental Influences on Behavior, and Reflections on Nature and Nurture

Development Through the Life Span
Module 8: Prenatal Development and the Newborn
Module 9: Infancy and Childhood
Module 10: Adolescence
Module 11: Adulthood, and Reflections on Developmental Issues

Sensation and Perception
Module 12: Introduction to Sensation and Perception
Module 13: Vision
Module 14: Hearing
Module 15: Other Senses
Module 16: Perceptual Organization
Module 17: Perceptual Interpretation

States of Consciousness
Module 18: Waking and Sleeping Rhythms
Module 19: Hypnosis
Module 20: Drugs and Consciousness

Learning
Module 21: Classical Conditioning
Module 22: Operant Conditioning
Module 23: Learning by Observation

Memory
Module 24: Introduction to Memory
Module 25: Encoding: Getting Information In
Module 26: Storage: Retaining Information
Module 27: Retrieval: Getting Information Out
Module 28: Forgetting, Memory Construction, and Applying Memory Principles to Your Own Education

Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
Module 29: Thinking
Module 30: Language and Thought
Module 31: Introduction to Intelligence
Module 32: Assessing Intelligence
Module 33: Genetic and Environmental Influences on Intelligence

Motivation and Work
Module 34: Introduction to Motivation
Module 35: Hunger
Module 36: Sexual Motivation and the Need to Belong
Module 37: Motivation at Work

Emotion
Module 38: Introduction to Emotion
Module 39: Experienced Emotion
Module 40: Expressed Emotion

Stress and Health
Module 41: Stress and Illness
Module 42: Coping With Stress
Module 43: Modifying Illness-Related Behaviors

Personality
Module 44: Psychoanalytic Perspective
Module 45: Humanistic Perspective
Module 46: Contemporary Research on Personality

Psychological Disorders
Module 47: Introduction to Psychological Disorders
Module 48: Anxiety Disorders
Module 49: Dissociative and Personality Disorders
Module 50: Mood Disorders
Module 51: Schizophrenia

Therapy
Module 52: The Psychological Therapies
Module 53: Evaluating Psychotherapies
Module 54: The Biomedical Therapies

Social Psychology
Module 55: Social Thinking
Module 56: Social Influence
Module 57: Antisocial Relations
Module 58: Prosocial Relations

Appendix A: Careers in Psychology, Dr. Jennifer Lento, University of San Diego
Appendix B: Answers to Test-Yourself Questions

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