Psychology: Mind, Brain, & Culture (Study Guide) / Edition 2

Psychology: Mind, Brain, & Culture (Study Guide) / Edition 2

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by Drew Westen, Alastair Younger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471322016

ISBN-13: 9780471322016

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Wiley

High level introductory psychology book with an attention to both the biological basis of psychology and the role of culture in shaping basic biological processes. Theories are provided in a conceptual framework that captures the excitement and tensions of the field. The book takes a micro to macro focus - from biology and neuroscience to culture. It demonstrates

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High level introductory psychology book with an attention to both the biological basis of psychology and the role of culture in shaping basic biological processes. Theories are provided in a conceptual framework that captures the excitement and tensions of the field. The book takes a micro to macro focus - from biology and neuroscience to culture. It demonstrates the integration between thoughts, feelings, motivations, social behavior, etc. Revised to include up-to-date research and a more balanced coverage with four new perspectives - psychodynamics, behavioral, cognitive, and evolutionary - introduced in depth to allow readers to begin conceptualizing psychological data.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471322016
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.43(w) x 10.91(h) x 0.83(d)

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Table of Contents

Psychology: The Study of Mental Processes and Behavior.

Research Methods in Psychology.

Biological Bases of Mental Life and Behavior.

Sensation and Perception.

Learning.

Memory.

Thought and Language.

Intelligence.

Consciousness.

Motivation.

Emotion, Stress, and Coping.

Personality.

Physical and Cognitive Development.

Social Development.

Psychological Disorders.

Treatment of Psychological Disorders.

Attitudes and Social Cognition.

Interpersonal Processes.

Glossary.

References.

Photo Credits.

Text and Illustration Credits.

Indexes.

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Psychology: Mind, Brain, & Culture 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was actually a very interesting textbook... and we all know how rare that is. There are cute comments and humorous cartoons to illustrate the concepts being taught. All topics are clear and addressed in a manner that makes material easy to remember. I highly recommend it. :)