PsykTrek 3.0: A Multimedia Introduction to Psychology / Edition 3

PsykTrek 3.0: A Multimedia Introduction to Psychology / Edition 3

by Wayne Weiten
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495090352

ISBN-13: 9780495090359

Pub. Date: 10/15/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This student tutorial, available on CD-ROM or online, contains 150 concept checks as well as new tests, critical thinking questions, and learning objectives, and provides an intuitive landscape to any introductory psychology course. Available to accompany all introductory textbooks.  See more details below

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This student tutorial, available on CD-ROM or online, contains 150 concept checks as well as new tests, critical thinking questions, and learning objectives, and provides an intuitive landscape to any introductory psychology course. Available to accompany all introductory textbooks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495090359
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/15/2007
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
699,674
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.10(d)

Table of Contents


Interactive Learning Modules. Unit 1: HISTORY & METHODS. 1a. Psychology's timeline. 1b. The experimental method. 1c. Statistics: Central tendency and variability. 1d. Statistics: Correlation. 1e. Searching for research articles in psychology. Unit 2: BIOLOGICAL BASES OF BEHAVIOR. 2a. The neuron and the neural impulse. 2b. Synaptic transmission. 2c. Looking inside the brain: Research methods. 2d. The hindbrain and the midbrain. 2e. The forebrain: Subcortical structures. 2f. The cerebral cortex. 2g. Right brain/Left brain. Unit 3: SENSATION & PERCEPTION. 3a. Light and the eye. 3b. The retina. 3c. Vision and the brain. 3d. Perception of color. 3e. Gestalt psychology. 3f. Depth perception. 3g. Visual illusions. 3h. The sense of hearing. Unit 4: CONSCIOUSNESS. 4a. Biological rhythms. 4b. Sleep. 4c. Abused drugs and their effects. 4d. Drugs and synaptic transmission. Unit 5: LEARNING. 5a. Overview of classical conditioning. 5b. Basic processes in classical conditioning. 5c. Overview of operant conditioning. 5d. Schedules of reinforcement. 5e. Reinforcement and punishment. 5f. Avoidance and escape Learning. Unit 6: MEMORY. 6a. Memory encoding. 6b. Memory storage. 6c. Physiology of memory. 6d. Forgetting. Unit 7: COGNITION & INTELLIGENCE. 7a. Types of psychological tests. 7b. Key concepts in testing. 7c. Understanding IQ scores. 7d. Heredity, environment, and intelligence. 7e. Problem solving. 7f. Decision making. Unit 8: MOTIVATION & EMOTION. 8a. Hunger. 8b. Achievement motivation. 8c. Elements of emotion. 8d. Theories of emotion. Unit 9: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. 9a. Prenatal development. 9b. Erikson's theory of personality development. 9c. Piaget's theory of cognitive development. 9d. Kohlberg's theory of moral development. 9e. Attachment. Unit 10: PERSONALITY THEORY. 10a. Freudian theory. 10b. Behavioral theory. 10c. Humanistic theory. 10d. Biological theory. Unit 11: ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR & THERAPY. 11a. Anxiety disorders. 11b. Mood disorders. 11c. Schizophrenic disorders. 11d. Insight therapies. 11e. Behavioral and biomedical therapies. 11f. Types of stress. 11g. Responding to stress. Unit 12: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY. 12a. Attribution processes. 12b. Theories of love. 12c. Attitude change. 12d. Prejudice. 12e. Conformity and obedience. SIMULATIONS. 1. Experimenting with the Stroop test. 2. Hemispheric specialization. 3. The Poggendorff illusion. 4. Shaping in operant conditioning. 5. Memory processes I. 6. Memory processes II. 7. Problem solving. 8. Psychological testing: Measuring your creativity. 9. Clinical diagnosis. 10. Social judgment.

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