Psychology: Mind, Brain, & Culture / Edition 1

Psychology: Mind, Brain, & Culture / Edition 1

by Drew Westen, Drew Weston
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471054119

ISBN-13: 9780471054115

Pub. Date: 10/20/1995

Publisher: Wiley

A compelling account of the different perspectives psychologists take in understanding psychological phenomena. Considers the biological basis of psychology and the role of culture in shaping fundamental psychological processes. Integrates concepts and findings from biopsychology and neuroscience, discussing such issues as the way damage to the brain can alter…  See more details below

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A compelling account of the different perspectives psychologists take in understanding psychological phenomena. Considers the biological basis of psychology and the role of culture in shaping fundamental psychological processes. Integrates concepts and findings from biopsychology and neuroscience, discussing such issues as the way damage to the brain can alter personality. Features ethnographic examples and cross-cultural studies to explore psychological phenomena in other cultures, with implications for their universality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471054115
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/20/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
896
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.18(h) x 1.34(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Psychology: The Study of Mental Processes and Behavior1
Ch. 2Research Methods in Psychology27
Supplement: Statistical Principles in Psychological Research55
Ch. 3Biological Bases of Mental Life and Behavior64
Ch. 4Sensation and Perception101
Ch. 5Learning159
Ch. 6Memory193
Ch. 7Thought and Language233
Ch. 8Intelligence277
Ch. 9Consciousness302
Ch. 10Motivation334
Ch. 11Emotion, Stress, and Coping367
Ch. 12Personality402
Ch. 13Physical and Cognitive Development439
Ch. 14Social Development473
Ch. 15Psychological Disorders515
Ch. 16Treatment of Psychological Disorders558
Ch. 17Attitudes and Social Cognition591
Ch. 18Interpersonal Processes625
Glossary
References
Photo Credits
Text and Illustration Credits
Name Index
Subject Index

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