Psychology in Action Study Guide / Edition 9

Psychology in Action Study Guide / Edition 9

by Karen Huffman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470424257

ISBN-13: 9780470424254

Pub. Date: 01/20/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Covering all the major concepts and theories while still presenting the exciting and practical applications of psychology is a challenge. In order to meet this challenge, Huffman presents a fully integrated package that sets the stage for a perfectly choreographed learning experience. It includes a pedagogical system that makes psychology easier to learn. Readers

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Covering all the major concepts and theories while still presenting the exciting and practical applications of psychology is a challenge. In order to meet this challenge, Huffman presents a fully integrated package that sets the stage for a perfectly choreographed learning experience. It includes a pedagogical system that makes psychology easier to learn. Readers will also find a robust suite of multimedia learning resources, including animations, interactive exercises, simulations and virtual experiments, and brief video clips. Psychologists can use the ninth edition as a reference for the theories and concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470424254
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/20/2009
Edition description:
Study Guide
Pages:
408
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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