Psychology

Psychology

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by David G. Myers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716776936

ISBN-13: 9780716776932

Pub. Date: 04/30/2006

Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company

Through five editions of this best-selling text, David Myers has guided millions of students through their introduction of psychology. The tour always includes the latest research and teaching innovations, and is always marked by Myers' genuine love of communicating the field's major ideas to an uninitiated audience. The Sixth Edition combines hallmark features (clear…  See more details below

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Through five editions of this best-selling text, David Myers has guided millions of students through their introduction of psychology. The tour always includes the latest research and teaching innovations, and is always marked by Myers' genuine love of communicating the field's major ideas to an uninitiated audience. The Sixth Edition combines hallmark features (clear, compelling narrative; an integrated critical thinking theme; a superior art program) with responsive and engaging new features and a variety of spectacular, new media supplements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716776932
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
04/30/2006
Edition description:
Revised

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1, Thinking Critically With Psychological Science
How Would You Know If There Is a “Hot Hand” in Basketball? 

Chapter 2, The Biology of Mind
How Would You Know If People Can Be “Left-Brained” or “Right-Brained”?

Chapter 3, Consciousness and the Two-Track Mind
How Would You Know If Sleep Deprivation Affects Academic Performance? 

Chapter 4, Nature, Nurture, and Human Diversity
How Would You Know If Personality Runs in Our Genes?

Chapter 5, Developing Through the Life Span
How Would You Know If Having Children Relates to Being Happier? 

Chapter 6, Sensation and Perception
How Would You Know If a Cup of Coffee Can Warm Up Relationships?

Chapter 7, Learning
How Would You Know If People Can Learn to Reduce Anxiety? 

Chapter 8, Memory
How Would You Know If People’s Memories Are Accurate?

Chapter 9, Thinking and Language
How Would You Know If There is a Bilingual Advantage?

Chapter 10, Intelligence
How Would You Know If Intelligence Changes With Age? 

Chapter 11, What Drives Us: Hunger, Sex, Friendship, and Achievement
How Would You Know If Using Larger Dinner Plates Make People Gain Weight? 

Chapter 12, Emotions, Stress, and Health
How Would You Know If Stress Increases Risk of Disease?

Chapter 13, Social Psychology
How Would You Know If Hot Temperatures Cause Aggression? 

Chapter 14, Personality
How Would You Know If Astrologers Can Describe People’s Personality?

Chapter 15, Psychological Disorders
How Would You Know If Schizophrenia Is Inherited? 

Chapter 16, Therapy
How Would You Know How Well Antidepressants Work? 

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