Psychology in Action Study Guide / Edition 10

Psychology in Action Study Guide / Edition 10

by Karen Huffman
     
 

The fourth edition of this best-selling text brings students up-to-date with the latest in psychology. Its central, guiding principle of active learning encourages students to think critically, work through problems logically, and make connections with the real world. In addition to the earlier editions' time-tested coverage of all the basics, the new edition features… See more details below

Overview

The fourth edition of this best-selling text brings students up-to-date with the latest in psychology. Its central, guiding principle of active learning encourages students to think critically, work through problems logically, and make connections with the real world. In addition to the earlier editions' time-tested coverage of all the basics, the new edition features over 800 new citations from 1994-1996 and new and expanded coverage on industrial/organizational psychology, repressed memory, brain efficiency and neural pruning, language and animal language, melatonin, nicotine addiction, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118289464
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/14/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
291,249
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Active Learning Edition
Prologue: Critical Thinking/Active Learning
Module 1Understanding Psychology4
Module 2Doing Research in Psychology10
Module 3Perspectives in Psychology32
Module 4Tools for Student Success41
Module 5Biological Foundations54
Module 6A Tour Through the Brain69
Module 7Genetics and Evolution86
Module 8Stress and Its Role in Health98
Module 9Stress and Serious Illness108
Module 10Coping with Stress114
Module 11Health Psychology in Action120
Module 12Sensation132
Module 13Perception151
Module 14Consciousness and Sleep and Dreams176
Module 15Drugs and Other Routes to ASCs194
Module 16Classical Conditioning218
Module 17Operant Conditioning229
Module 18Cognitive-Social Learning244
Module 19Neuroscience and Evolution249
Module 20What Is Memory?258
Module 21Memory Failures277
Module 22Thinking300
Module 23Language313
Module 24Intelligence321
Module 25Topics in Development342
Module 26Cognitive Development363
Module 27Moral and Personality Development378
Module 28Additional Influences on Development388
Module 29Sex and Gender406
Module 30Sexual Behavior and Problems419
Module 31Motivation438
Module 32Emotion455
Module 33Personality Assessment474
Module 34Trait Theories480
Module 35Psychoanalytic/Psychodynamic Theories486
Module 36Other Major Theories498
Module 37Studying Psychological Disorders512
Module 38Anxiety Disorders522
Module 39Mood Disorders528
Module 40Schizophrenia534
Module 41Other Disorders544
Module 42Therapy Essentials556
Module 43Biomedical Therapies560
Module 44Psychotherapy566
Module 45Issues in Therapy585
Module 46Our Thoughts About Others598
Module 47Our Feelings About Others604
Module 48Our Actions Toward Others616
App. AStatistics and Psychology
App. B: Answers to Review Questions
Glossary
References
Photo Credits
Text and Illustration Credits
Name Index
Subject Index

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