Understanding Psychology / Edition 5

Understanding Psychology / Edition 5

by Robert Feldman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072335408

ISBN-13: 9780072335408

Pub. Date: 12/28/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Students First. Bob Feldman’s Understanding Psychology guides students through Introductory Psychology concepts in an accessible manner, bringing comprehension of difficult material into the grasp of all students — because when students understand psychology, they learn psychology. The thoroughly revised Ninth Edition integrates a variety

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Students First. Bob Feldman’s Understanding Psychology guides students through Introductory Psychology concepts in an accessible manner, bringing comprehension of difficult material into the grasp of all students — because when students understand psychology, they learn psychology. The thoroughly revised Ninth Edition integrates a variety of elements that foster students’ understanding of psychology and its impact on their everyday lives, including a new Neuroscience In Your Life feature, alerts to key topics, and study skills for specific concepts. This text also provides instructors with a fully integrated supplements package to objectively gauge their students’ mastery of psychology’s key principles and concepts and to create dynamic lectures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072335408
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496

Table of Contents

List of Boxes
Reviewers
Preface
To the Student
Ch. 1Introduction to Psychology2
Ch. 2Research Methods30
Ch. 3The Biology Underlying Behavior56
Ch. 4Sensation and Perception94
Ch. 5States of Consciousness142
Ch. 6Learning180
Ch. 7Memory216
Ch. 8Cognition and Language252
Ch. 9Intelligence288
Ch. 10Motivation and Emotion318
Ch. 11Gender and Human Sexuality356
Ch. 12Development: The Beginnings of Life394
Ch. 13Development: Adolescence to the End of Life428
Ch. 14Personality462
Ch. 15Health Psychology496
Ch. 16Psychological Disorders530
Ch. 17Treatment of Psychological Disorders570
Ch. 18Social Psychology602
Ch. 19Psychology in a Diverse World638
Appendix: Statistics665
Glossary679
References690
Indexes735

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