Psychology: Brain, Behavior & Culture / Edition 4

Psychology: Brain, Behavior & Culture / Edition 4

by Robin M. Kowalski, Drew Westen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471447579

ISBN-13: 9780471447573

Pub. Date: 04/23/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Students often get lost in the details ... most will never take a second psychology course ... they often have trouble relating the material to their everyday lives...

The new Fourth Edition of Kowalski & Westen's Psychology addresses these teaching challenges. The student develops evaluative reasoning through self-discovery for a lifetime of

Overview

Students often get lost in the details ... most will never take a second psychology course ... they often have trouble relating the material to their everyday lives...

The new Fourth Edition of Kowalski & Westen's Psychology addresses these teaching challenges. The student develops evaluative reasoning through self-discovery for a lifetime of learning. Students are drawn into the material in a way that in-trigues and stimulates so they begin to see psychology at work in their daily lives.

Like its predecessors, this new edition effectively captures the diversity and breadth of psychology. A complete overview of how human beings think, feel, and behave is included. Psychology is an evolving science, which continually addresses and re-addresses the relationship between psychological events and their neural underpinnings, between cognition and emotion, be-tween cultural processes and human evolution, between nature and nurture, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471447573
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/23/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
9.47(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.26(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Psychology: The Study of Mental Processes and Behavior

Chapter 2. Research Methods in Psychology

Chapter 3. Biological Bases of Mental Life and Behavior

Chapter 4. Sensation and Perception

Chapter 5. Learning

Chapter 6. Memory

Chapter 7. Thought and Language

Chapter 8. Intelligence

Chapter 9. Consciousness

Chapter 10. Motivation and Emotion

Chapter 11. Health, Stress, and Coping

Chapter 12. Personality

Chapter 13. Physical and Cognitive Development

Chapter 14. Social Development

Chapter 15. Psychological Disorders

Chapter 16. Treatment of Psychological Disorders

Chapter 17. Attitudes and Social Cognition

Chapter 18. Interpersonal Processes

Glossary G-1

References R-1

Photo Credits C-1

Text and Illustration Credits C-3

Name Index I-1

Subject Index I-16

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