Psychology / Edition 8

Psychology / Edition 8

by Henry Gleitman, James Gross, Daniel Reisberg
     
 

This psychology textbook introduces the basic areas of the discipline, including action, cognition, social behavior, development, and individual differences. Specific chapters concentrate on topics like motivation, learning, perception, memory, language, emotion, social development, intelligence, personality, and psychopathology. The authors teach psychology at the… See more details below

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This psychology textbook introduces the basic areas of the discipline, including action, cognition, social behavior, development, and individual differences. Specific chapters concentrate on topics like motivation, learning, perception, memory, language, emotion, social development, intelligence, personality, and psychopathology. The authors teach psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of California (Santa Barbara), and Reed College. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393180459
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.50(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

1Introduction
Pt. 1Action
2Biological Bases of Behavior
3Motivation
4Learning
Pt. 2Cognition
5Sensory Processes
6Perception
7Memory
8Thought and Knowledge
9Language
Pt. 3Social Behavior
10The Biological Basis of Social Behavior
11Social Cognition and Emotion
12Social Interaction
Pt. 4Development
13Physical and Cognitive Development
14Social Development
Pt. 5Individual Differences
15Intelligence: Its Nature and Measurement
16Personality I: Assessment, Trait Theory, and the Behavioral-Cognitive Approach
17Personality II: Psychodynamic, Humanistic, and Sociocultural Approaches
18Psychopathology
19Treatment of Psychopathology
App. 1Methods of Scientific Research
App. 2Statistics: The Organization and Interpretation of Data
Glossary
References
Acknowledgments and Copyrights
Name Index
Subject Index

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