Visualizing Psychology / Edition 3

Visualizing Psychology / Edition 3

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by Siri Carpenter, Karen Huffman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1118388062

ISBN-13: 9781118388068

Pub. Date: 12/26/2012

Publisher: Wiley

The second edition enables psychologists to gain a better understanding of what is unique and intriguing about this area of study. It follows a groundbreaking visual approach that helps them quickly and easily learn the subject. With numerous illustrations and graphics, the book brings complex concepts to life. The links between theory and application are also

Overview

The second edition enables psychologists to gain a better understanding of what is unique and intriguing about this area of study. It follows a groundbreaking visual approach that helps them quickly and easily learn the subject. With numerous illustrations and graphics, the book brings complex concepts to life. The links between theory and application are also clearly presented. Psychologists will benefit from this visually-oriented look into the field because it’s more engaging than other resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118388068
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/26/2012
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
52,399
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction and Research Methods 2

Introducing Psychology 4

Origins of Psychology 7

The Science of Psychology 12

Research Methods 15

Strategies for Student Success 23

2 Neuroscience and Biological Foundations 32

Our Genetic Inheritance 34

Neural Bases of Behavior 38

Nervous System Organization 44

A Tour Through the Brain 50

3 Stress and Health Psychology 64

Understanding Stress 66

Stress and Illness 72

Health Psychology and Stress Management 76

4 Sensation and Perception 86

Understanding Sensation 88

How We See and Hear 93

Our Other Important Senses 98

Understanding Perception 101

5 States of Consciousness 118

Consciousness, Sleep, and Dreaming 120

Psychoactive Drugs 130

Meditation and Hypnosis 137

6 Learning 146

Classical Conditioning 148

Operant Conditioning 155

Cognitive-Social Learning 163

Biology of Learning 167

7 Memory 174

The Nature of Memory 176

Forgetting 185

Biological Bases of Memory 189

Memory Distortions 192

8 Thinking, Language, and Intelligence 200

Thinking 202

Language 208

Intelligence 213

The Intelligence Controversy 218

9 Lifespan Development I 228

Studying Development 230

Physical Development 234

Cognitive Development 243

10 Lifespan Development II 256

Social, Moral, and Personality Development 258

How Sex, Gender, and Culture Affect Development 266

Developmental Challenges Through Adulthood 272

11 Motivation and Emotion 282

Theories of Motivation 284

Motivation and Behavior 289

Components and Theories of Emotion 299

12 Personality 312

Psychoanalytic/Psychodynamic Theories 314

Trait Theories 319

Humanistic Theories 323

Social-Cognitive Theories 326

Biological Theories 328

Personality Assessment 330

13 Psychological Disorders 340

Studying Psychological Disorders 342

Anxiety Disorders 348

Mood Disorders 352

Schizophrenia 355

Other Disorders 361

How Gender and Culture Affect Abnormal Behavior 364

14 Therapy 374

Talk Therapies 376

Behavior Therapies 384

Biomedical Therapies 387

Psychotherapy in Perspective 391

15 Social Psychology 402

Social Cognition 404

Social Influence 408

Social Relations 417

Glossary 443

References 447

Name Index 491

Subject Index 502

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