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Some students take psychology...others experience it!
Informed by student data, Experience Psychology helps students understand and appreciate psychology as an integrated whole. The personalized, adaptive learning program, thought-provoking examples, and interactive assessments help students see psychology in the world around them and experience it in everyday life.
|Edition description:||3rd ed.|
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Laura King did her undergraduate work at Kenyon College, where, an English
major, she declared a second major, in psychology, during the second semester of her junior year. She
completed her A.B. in English with high honors and distinction and in psychology with distinction
in 1986. Laura then did graduate work at Michigan State University and the University of California,
Davis, receiving her Ph.D. in personality psychology in 1991.
Laura began her career at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, moving to the University of
Missouri, Columbia, in 2001, where she is now a professor. In addition to seminars in the development
of character, social psychology, and personality psychology, she has taught undergraduate lecture
courses in introductory psychology, introduction to personality psychology, and social psychology. At
SMU, she received six different teaching awards, including the “M” award for “sustained excellence”
in 1999. At the University of Missouri, she received the Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research
and Creative Activity in 2004.
Her research, which has been funded by the National Institutes for Mental Health, has focused
on a variety of topics relevant to the question of what it is that makes for a good life. She has studied
goals, life stories, happiness, well-being, and meaning in life. In general, her work reflects an enduring
interest in studying what is good and healthy in people. In 2001, her research accomplishments were
recognized by a Templeton Prize in positive psychology. Laura’s research (often incollaboration
with undergraduate and graduate students) has been published in the Journal of Personality and
Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Cognition and Emotion, the Journal
of Personality, and other publications . A new paper on the place of regrets in maturity is forthcoming
in the American Psychologist.
Currently editor-in-chief of the Journal of Research in Personality, Laura has also served as
associate editor of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and the Journal of Personality and
Social Psychology, as well as on numerous grant panels. She has edited or co-edited special sections
of the Journal of Personality and the American Psychologist. In “real life,” Laura is an accomplished
cook and enjoys listening to music (mostly jazz vocalists and singer-songwriters), gardening, and
chasing Sam, her 3-year-old son.
Table of Contents
Experience Psychology, 3e
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology
Chapter 2: The Brain and Behavior
Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception
Chapter 4: States of Consciousness
Chapter 5: Learning
Chapter 6: Memory
Chapter 7: Thinking, Intelligence, and Language
Chapter 8: Human Development
Chapter 9: Motivation and Emotion
Chapter 10: Personality
Chapter 11: Social Psychology
Chapter 12: Psychological Disorders
Chapter 13: Therapies
Chapter 14: Health Psychology
Available in Create: Human Development (chronological approach)
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