ISBN-10:
0073531987
ISBN-13:
2900073531983
Pub. Date:
07/02/2008
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Psychology: An Introduction / Edition 10

Psychology: An Introduction / Edition 10

by Benjamin Lahey
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    ISBN-13: 2900073531983
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
    Publication date: 07/02/2008
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 800
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Benjamin B. Lahey received his undergraduate training from Davidson College and his Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the University of Tennessee. He has taught at both community college and university levels, including the University of Georgia and the University of Miami, before joining the faculty at the University of Chicago. Ben is an award-winning teacher and a frequent speaker at the Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. He is also an active researcher on the behavioral and emotional problems of children; his research has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health for many years. Ben was a representative of the field of psychology on the DSM-IV Child Disorders Work Group and a member of the US liaison group for the mental health section of the International Classification of Diseases. He was also the editor, with Alan E. Kazdin, of the first fourteen volumes in the annual series, Advances in Clinical Child Psychology, published by Plenum Press.

    Table of Contents

    Before You Begin: Study Skills for Success
    PART 1: INTRODUCTION AND FOUNDATIONS
    Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology
    Chapter 2: Research Methods in Psychology
    Chapter 3: Biological Foundations in Behavior
    Chapter 4: Interplay of Nature and Nurture

    PART 2: AWARENESS
    Chapter 5: Sensation and Perception
    Chapter 6: States of Consciousness

    PART 3: LEARNING AND COGNITION
    Chapter 7: Basic Principles of Learning
    Chapter 8: Memory
    Chapter 9: Cognition, Language, and Intelligence

    PART 4: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
    Chapter 10: Developmental Psychology

    PART 5: THE SELF
    Chapter 11: Motivation and Emotion
    Chapter 12: Personality

    PART 6: HEALTH AND ADJUSTMENT
    Chapter 13: Stress and Health
    Chapter 14: Abnormal Behavior
    Chapter 15: Therapies

    PART 7: SOCIAL CONTEXT
    Chapter 16: Social Psychology
    Chapter 17: Psychology Applied to the Environment and to Professions

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