Understanding Psychology, Student Edition / Edition 2

Understanding Psychology, Student Edition / Edition 2

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Understanding Psychology, Student Edition / Edition 2

Connect complex psychological concepts to real life

Understanding Psychology simplifies complex psychological concepts for students. The program’s philosophy is to make psychology relevant, fun, interesting, and approachable. Understanding Psychology is an interactive book with hands-on activities, case studies, current issues, and readings about the field of psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780078285714
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 01/11/2002
Series: Understanding Psychology Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 674
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.56(d)

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Table of Contents

Unit 1 Approaches to Psychology

  • Introducing Psychology

  • Psychological Research Methods and Statistics

Unit 2 The Life Span

  • Infancy and Childhood

  • Adolescence

  • Adulthood and Old Age

Unit 3 The Workings of Mind and Body

  • Body and Behavior

  • Altered States of Consciousness

  • Sensation and Perception

Unit 4 Learning and Cognitive Processes

  • Learning: Principles and Applications

  • Memory and Thought

  • Thinking and Language

  • Motivation and Emotion

Unit 5 Personality and Individuality

  • Psychological Testing

  • Theories of Personality

Unit 6 Adjustment and Breakdown

  • Stress and Health

  • Psychological Disorders

  • Therapy and Change

Unit 7 Social Psychology

  • Individual Interaction

  • Group Interaction

  • Attitudes and Social Influence

  • Psychology: Present and Future

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