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Overview

Written to promote critical thinking, captivate students, and satisfy the APA standards for high school psychology, Thinking About Psychology is an introduction to high school psychology unlike any other. In a convenient and effective modular format, it presents psychological science in a rigorous yet non-threatening way, with immediate examples that help high school students bridge the abstract to the familiar.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780716785002
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/2/2007
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 618,705
  • Product dimensions: 8.29 (w) x 10.17 (h) x 1.27 (d)

Table of Contents

Methods Domain
Introductory Chapter

Module 1: Introduction and Careers
Module 2: History and Perspectives
Module 3: Nature and Nurture in Psychology
Research Strategies and Statistics Chapter
Module 4: Research Strategies
Module 5: Statistics

Biopsychological Domain
Biological Bases of Behavior Chapter

Module 6: Neural and Hormonal Systems
Module 7: The Brain
Sensation and Perception Chapter
Module 8: Sensation
Module 9: Perception
Motivation and Emotion Chapter
Module 10: Motivation
Module 11: Emotion
Stress and Health Chapter
Module 12: Effects of Stress
Module 13: Promoting Wellness

Developmental Domain
Lifespan Development Chapter

Module 14: Prenatal and Childhood Development
Module 15: Adolescence
Module 16: Adulthood and Aging
Personality Chapter
Module 17: Psychodynamic and Humanistic Perspective
Module 18: Trait and Social-Cognitive Perspectives

Cognitive Domain
Learning Chapter

Module 19: Classical Conditioning
Module 20: Operant Conditioning
Module 21: Observational Learning
Memory Chapter
Module 22: Information Processing
Module 23: Forgetting and Memory Construction
Consciousness Chapter
Module 24: Sleep, Dreams, and Body Rhythms
Module 25: Hypnosis
Module 26: Drugs
Intelligence Chapter
Module 27: Thinking and Language
Module 28: Intelligence and Intelligence Testing

Variations in Individual and Group Behavior Domain
Psychological Disorders Chapter

Module 29: Introduction to Psychological Disorders
Module 30: Anxiety and Mood Disorders
Module 31: Dissociative, Schizophrenia, and Personality Disorders
Therapy Chapter
Module 32: Psychological Therapies
Module 33: Biomedical Therapies
Social Psychology Chapter
Module 34: Social Thinking and Social Influence
Module 35: Social Relations
Module 36: Cross-cultural Psychology

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