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General Psychology with Spotlights on Diversity / Edition 3

General Psychology with Spotlights on Diversity / Edition 3

by Josh R. GerowJosh R. Gerow
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General Psychology with Spotlights on Diversity offers students and teachers more features than any other introductory psychology text, at an affordable price for students.

The text includes proven pedagogical features to enhance student learning and offers a host of instructor resource materials to make teaching as easy as possible. In addition, this exciting new text takes a fresh look at matters of diversity by spotlighting topics such as:

      • Early days of psychology
      • Gender differences in self-esteem and locus of control
      • Gender, Race and Prejudice
      • Male and female brains
      • Parenting styles
      • Psychotherapy and minority groups
      • Race/gender and psychological disorders
      • Racial and ethnic differences in IQ
      • Racial/ethnic disparities in healthcare
      • Sexual orientation

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901256366729
Publisher: Pearson Learning Solutions
Publication date: 11/23/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 816
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Josh R. Gerow earned his BS in psychology at the University of Buffalo and his PhD in experimental psychology at the University of Tennessee. A college professor for more than 40 years, he conducts research and continues to teach courses at Indiana University—Purdue University at Fort Wayne. He is also the author (or coauthor) of sixteen editions of introductory psychology textbooks.

Kenneth S. Bordens earned his BA in psychology from Farleigh Dickinson University and his MA and PhD in social psychology from the University of Toledo. He has taught at Indiana University—Purdue University at Fort Wayne for the past 30 years. The author of a number of psychology textbooks, he is currently writing a text on statistics.

Evelyn Blanch-Payne earned her PhD in educational psychology from Kent State University. The recipient of numerous teaching awards, she was also recently listed among the Great Women of the 21st Century. She teaches psychology at Clark Atlanta University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology and Its Research Methods

Chapter 2: The Biological Bases of Psychological Functioning

Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception

Chapter 4: Varieties of Consciousness

Chapter 5: Learning

Chapter 6: Memory

Chapter 7: “Higher” Cognitive Processes

Chapter 8: Development through the Lifespan

Chapter 9: Personality

Chapter 10: Motivation and Emotion

Chapter 11: Stress and Mental Health

Chapter 12: The Psychological Disorders

Chapter 13: Treatment and Therapy for the Psychological Disorders

Chapter 14: Social Psychology

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