Psychology / Edition 4

Psychology / Edition 4

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Psychology / Edition 4

Between them, authors Davis and Palladino have spent over 50 years teaching the introductory psychology course, and they are committed to offering a book whose design, writing, price, and content meets the needs of learners at all levels. Using a conversational writing style, this engaging book offers a broad exploration of classic and contemporary research on current and emerging topics in the field, and encourages readers to recognize, first hand, how psychological concepts have meaning in their own daily lives. Investigating the "hows" and "whys" of research methods presented, this book offers frequent examination of the validity of conclusions drawn. Chapter topics cover sensation and perception, states of consciousness, basic principles of learning, motivation and emotion, memory, thinking and intelligence, lifespan developmental psychology, sex and gender, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, health psychology, social psychology, and applied psychology. For individuals seeking an introduction to the psychology field.

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ISBN-13: 9780130987914
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 02/26/2003
Edition description: 4TH
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 9.18(w) x 11.22(h) x 1.31(d)

Table of Contents

1. Psychology, Research, and You.
2. Biological Foundations of Psychology.
3. Sensation and Perception.
4. States of Consciousness.
5. Basic Principles of Learning.
6. Motivation and Emotion.
7. Memory.
8. Thinking and Intelligence.
9. Lifespan Developmental Psychology.
10. Sex and Gender.
11. Personality.
12. Psychological Disorders.
13. Therapy.
14. Health Psychology.
15. Social Psychology: The Individual in Society.
16. Applied Psychology.

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