Psychology, Study Guide: Mind, Brain, and Culture / Edition 3

Psychology, Study Guide: Mind, Brain, and Culture / Edition 3

by Drew Westen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471415979

ISBN-13: 9780471415978

Pub. Date: 08/01/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Strong modern coverage of biological psychology.

• Cross-cultural research is integrated so well that readers do no see cross-cultural issues as distinct from the psychology of "white people".

• Contains a balanced multi-theoretical perspective about all psychological phenomena (biological vs. Behavioral vs. Psycho-dynamic vs. cognitive).

Overview

Strong modern coverage of biological psychology.

• Cross-cultural research is integrated so well that readers do no see cross-cultural issues as distinct from the psychology of "white people".

• Contains a balanced multi-theoretical perspective about all psychological phenomena (biological vs. Behavioral vs. Psycho-dynamic vs. cognitive).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471415978
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/01/2001
Edition description:
Study Guide
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.42(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Psychology: The Study of Mental Processes and Behavior * Boundaries and Borders of Psychology * Perspectives in Psychology Research Methods in Psychology * Conducting and Evaluating Psychological Research * Experimental, Descriptive, and Correlational Research * Statistical Principles in Psychological Research Biological Bases of Mental Life * The Cellular Building Blocks of Thought, Feeling, and Behavior * Peripheral Nervous System and Central Nervous System Sensation and Perception * Basic Principles of Sensation and Perception * Vision and Hearing * Other Systems * Perception Learning * Classical Conditioning * Operant Conditioning * Social-Cognitive Theoryv Memory * Information Processing * Long-Term Memory * Remembering, Misremembering, and Forgetting Thought and Language * Thinking * Language Intelligence * Intelligence Consciousness * The Nature of Consciousness * States of Consciousness Motivation * Perspectives on Motivation * Biological and Psychosocial Needs Emotion, Stress, and Coping * Emotion * Stress and Coping Personality * Psychodynamic Theories * Cognitive-Social Theories * Trait Theories * Humanistic Theories Psychological and Cognitive Development * Central Questions in Developmental Psychology * Physical Development and Its Psychological Consequences * Cognitive Development Social Development * Becoming a Social Person * Development of Moral and Social Thought and Behavior Psychological Disorders * Psychopathology * Descriptive Diagnosis Treatment of Psychological Disorders * Psychodynamic Therapies * Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies * Humanistic, Group,& Family Therapies * Biological Treatments * Evaluating Psychological Treatments Attitudes and Social Cognition * Attitudes * Social Cognition * The Self Interpersonal Processes * Relationships * Altruism and Aggression * Social Influence

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