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Overview


PSYCHOLOGY: FOUNDATIONS AND FRONTIERS introduces readers to the fascinating world of psychology by presenting important findings from established and current research, emphasizing the many ways psychological theory and research results are being applied to benefit human welfare, and providing helpful visuals and learning tools. An integrated pedagogical study system helps readers master the material step by step. Try This activities illustrate psychological principles or phenomena by providing numerous opportunities for readers to learn by doing. Other features include Linkages diagrams and sections that show readers how topics in psychology are interrelated, Thinking Critically sections that apply a five-question approach to various topics, and Focus on Research sections to help readers think objectively about research questions and results.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111301552
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Series: PSY 113 General Psychology Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 944
  • Sales rank: 167,291
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Douglas A. Bernstein is Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, where he served for many years as director of the introductory psychology program. He is currently affiliated as Courtesy Professor of Psychology at The University of South Florida, and a Visiting Professor of Psychology at The University of Southampton in the UK. Dr. Bernstein chairs the Program Committee of the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology (NITOP), and is the Founder of the Association for Psychological Science's Preconference Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. In 2002 he received the American Psychological Foundation's award for Distinguished Teaching in Psychology.
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Table of Contents


1. Introduction to the Science of Psychology. 2. Research in Psychology. 3. Biological Aspects of Psychology. 4. Sensation and Perception. 5. Learning. 6. Memory. 7. Thought and Language. 8. Intelligence. 9. Consciousness. 10. Motivation and Emotion. 11. Human Development. 12. Health, Stress, and Coping. 13. Personality. 14. Psychological Disorders. 15. Treatment of Psychological Disorders. 16. Social Psychology. 17. Industrial and Organizational Psychology. 18. Neuropsychology. Appendix A: Statistics in Psychological Research. Appendix B: Behavioral Genetics.
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