Thinking about Psychology / Edition 2

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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
  • 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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