Psychology in Perspective / Edition 2by Carol Tavris, Carole Wade
Pub. Date: 11/28/1996
Publisher: Celebration Press
Carol Tavris and Carole Wade once again set a new standard with this exciting alternative to traditional treatment of psychology. Psychology in Perspective, 3/e, responds to the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Project 2061, which calls upon all scientists to teach for depth of understanding rather than breadth of coverage. The authors have reorganized the traditional material according to the five major perspectives in the field and offer an unbiased presentation of each perspective's strengths, limitations, and misuses. The text emphasizes the importance of understanding all five approaches in order to grasp the "big picture" of human experience. Explains and studies human behavior from the biological, learning, cognitive, sociocultural, and psychodynamic perspectives. For individuals interested in an alternative approach to psychology.
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- Older Edition
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- 7.29(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.11(d)
Table of Contents
I. INVITATION TO PSYCHOLOGY.
2. Studying Human Behavior.
II. THE BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE.
4. Neurons, Hormones, and the Brain.
Essay #1: Evaluating the Biological Perspective.
III. THE LEARNING PERSPECTIVE.
6. Social and Cognitive Learning.
Essay #2: Evaluating the Learning Perspective.
IV. THE COGNITIVE PERSPECTIVE.
Essay #3: Evaluating the Cognitive Perspective.
V. THE SOCIOCULTURAL PERSPECTIVE.
10. The Cultural Context.
Essay #4: Evaluating the Sociocultural Perspective.
VI. THE PSYCHODYNAMIC PERSPECTIVE.
Essay #5: Evaluating the Psychodynamic Perspective.
VII. PUTTING THE PERSPECTIVES TOGETHER.
Essay #6: The Whole Elephant.
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