With Kalat's text, you'll see why a course in psychology will help you learn to recognize psychology's real-world importance. Kalat's enthusiastic, personable writing, filled with questions, activities, and anecdotes, will get you involved in the topic at hand. Kalat also encourages you to think critically about the ideas and information he presents, helping you learn to make good decisions, foresee consequences, and reason through complex issues. As a result, you'll become an active learner who recognizes the value of applying the lessons you learn in your courses to your everyday life.
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About the Author
James W. Kalat is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at North Carolina State University, where he taught courses in introduction to psychology and biological psychology from 1977 through 2012. He received an AB degree summa cum laude from Duke University and a PhD in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the author of INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (10th Edition) and co-author with Michelle Shiota of EMOTION (2nd Edition). In addition to textbooks, he has written journal articles on taste-aversion learning, the teaching of psychology, and other topics. He was twice the program chair for the annual convention of the American Psychological Society, now named the Association for Psychological Science.
Table of Contents
|1||What is Psychology?||3|
|2||Scientific Methods in Psychology||29|
|4||Sensation and Perception||107|
|5||States of Consciousness||159|
|8||Cognition and Language||277|
|9||Intelligence and Its Measurement||327|
|12||Emotions, Health Psychology, and Stress||449|
|15||Abnormality, Therapy, and Social Issues||579|
|16||Specific Disorders and Treatments||611|
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