Psychology in the New Millennium / Edition 7

Psychology in the New Millennium / Edition 7

by Spencer A. Rathus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155082159

ISBN-13: 9780155082151

Pub. Date: 06/28/1998

Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers

This best-selling text not only explores psychological theory and research, but also emphasizes their application to the lives of students. Spencer Rathus is a talented author with a widely celebrated writing style that makes psychology interesting, appealing, and relevant for students.
A great amount of detail has gone into updating this text, including: the

Overview

This best-selling text not only explores psychological theory and research, but also emphasizes their application to the lives of students. Spencer Rathus is a talented author with a widely celebrated writing style that makes psychology interesting, appealing, and relevant for students.
A great amount of detail has gone into updating this text, including: the additions of a new chapter, "Adolescent and Adult Development;" a new feature, "Controversy in Psychology," which embraces controversies in psychology as vehicles for enhancing knowledge and stimulating critical thinking; and a new pedagogical approach, PQ4R (outlined below). This new edition also features greater emphasis on the evolutionary perspective, as well as a new connection to the Web and the text's CD-ROM using the author's trademarked method.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155082151
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
673
Product dimensions:
9.26(w) x 11.13(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

To The Instructor xxv
Becoming A Successful Student xlv
What Is Psychology?
1(31)
Research Methods in Psychology
32(34)
Biology and Behavior
66(40)
Lifespan Development
106(48)
Sensation and Perception
154(52)
Consciousness
206(34)
Learning
240(40)
Memory
280(38)
Thinking and Language
318(40)
Intelligence
358(32)
Motivation and Emotion
390(38)
Personality
428(38)
Gender and Sexuality
466(44)
Stress and Health
510(42)
Psychological Disorders
552(42)
Methods of Therapy
594(38)
Social Psychology
632
Appendix A Statistics A1
Appendix B Answer Keys for Questionnaires B1
Glossary G1
References R1
Credits C1
Name Index NI1
Subject Index SI1

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