9780155080652

Essentials of Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780155080652

  • ISBN10:

    0155080652

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/8/2000
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

This highly successful introductory psychology textbook is written to fulfill three main goals. The first is to provide concise, yet accurate coverage of the science of psychology. The second is to present a complete learning package, which includes a built-in study guide and application o the PQ4R method of learning and studying. The third is to stimulate critical thinking in students so that they can distinguish between science and superstition and continue to educate themselves for a lifetime.

Table of Contents

Preface v
To the Student xvii
What Is Psychology?
1(48)
Biology and Behavior
49(52)
Developmental Psychology
101(68)
Sensation and Perception
169(52)
Consciousness
221(42)
Learning
263(48)
Memory
311(52)
Thinking and Intelligence
363(50)
Motivation and Emotion
413(46)
Personality
459(42)
Stress and Health
501(48)
Psychological Disorders
549(44)
Methods of Therapy
593(44)
Social Psychology
637(46)
Gender and Sexuality
683
Appendix Statistics 1(1)
Glossary 1(1)
References 1(1)
Copyright Acknowledgments 1(1)
Name Index 1(1)
Subject Index 1

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