Psychology I Super Review

Psychology I Super Review

by Research & Education Association, Linda Leal, The Staff of Rea

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Overview

Need help with Psychology? Want a quick review or refresher for class? This is the book for you!

REA's Psychology I Super Review® gives you everything you need to know!

This Super Review® can be used as a supplement to your high school or college textbook, or as a handy guide for anyone who needs a fast review of the subject.

* Comprehensive, yet concise coverage - review covers the material that is typically taught in a beginning-level psychology course. Each topic is presented in a clear and easy-to-understand format.

* Questions and answers for each topic - let you practice what you've learned and increase your subject knowledge.

* End-of-chapter quizzes - gauge your understanding of the important information you need to know, so you'll be ready for any psychology question you encounter on your next quiz or test.

Whether you need a quick refresher on the subject, or are prepping for your next test, we think you'll agree that REA's Super Review® provides all you need to know!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780878910892
Publisher: Research & Education Association
Publication date: 06/29/2000
Series: Super Reviews Study Guides Series , #1
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range: 16 Years

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What This Book Will Do For You...

REA's SUPER REVIEWS provides all you need to know to excel in class and succeed on midterms, finals, and even pop quizzes.

Think of this book as giving you access to your own private tutor. Here, right at your fingertips, is a brisk review to help you not only understand your textbook but also pick up where even some of the best lectures leave off.

Outstanding features include...
- Comprehensive yet concise coverage
- Targeted preparation for subject tests
- Easy-to-follow & format that helps you master the subject matter
- End-of-chapter quizzes that provide pretest tune-up

We think you'll agree that, whether you're prepping for your next test or want to be a stronger contributor in class, REA's truly provides all you need to know!

Larry B. Kling
Super Review Program Director

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Psychology
1.1 Defining Psychology and Psychologists
1.2 Major Subfields of Psychology Today
1.3 Historical Approaches to the Study of Psychology
1.4 Research Methods
Quiz: Introduction to Psychology

Chapter 2 Biological Basis of Behavior
2.1 The Nervous System
2.2 The Brain
2.3 Hormones and the Endocrine System
Quiz: Biological Basis of Behavior

Chapter 3 Sensation
3.1 Psychophysics
3.2 Vision
3.3 Hearing
3.4 The Other Senses

Chapter 4 Perception
4.1 Depth Perception
4.2 Perceptual Organization
4.3 Perceptual Constancies
4.4 Perceptual Illusions
Quiz: Sensation–Perception

Chapter 5 States of Consciousness
5.1 Sleeping and Consciousness
5.2 Dreaming
5.3 Hypnosis
5.4 Meditation
5.5 Drugs
Quiz: States of Consciousness

Chapter 6 Conditioning and Learning
6.1 Classical Conditioning
6.2 Operant and Instrumental Conditioning
6.3 Observational Learning

Chapter 7 Human Memory
7.1 Encoding
7.2 Storage
7.3 Retrieval
7.3 Forgetting

Chapter 8 Language and Thought
8.1 Major Properties of Spoken Language
8.2 Language Development
8.3 Elements of Thought
8.4 Problem Solving
8.5 Decision Making
Quiz: Conditioning and Learning-Language and Thought

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