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Josh R. Gerow earned his BS in psychology at the University of Buffalo and his PhD in experimental psychology at the University of Tennessee. A college professor for more than 40 years, he conducts research and continues to teach courses at Indiana University—Purdue University at Fort Wayne. He is also the author (or coauthor) of sixteen editions of introductory psychology textbooks.
Kenneth S. Bordens earned his BA in psychology from Farleigh Dickinson University and his MA and PhD in social psychology from the University of Toledo. He has taught at Indiana University—Purdue University at Fort Wayne for the past 30 years. The author of a number of psychology textbooks, he is currently writing a text on statistics.
Evelyn Blanch-Payne earned her PhD in educational psychology from Kent State University. The recipient of numerous teaching awards, she was also recently listed among the Great Women of the 21st Century. She teaches psychology at Clark Atlanta University.
Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology and Its Research Methods
Chapter 2: The Biological Bases of Psychological Functioning
Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception
Chapter 4: Varieties of Consciousness
Chapter 5: Learning
Chapter 6: Memory
Chapter 7: “Higher” Cognitive Processes
Chapter 8: Development through the Lifespan
Chapter 9: Personality
Chapter 10: Motivation and Emotion
Chapter 11: Stress and Mental Health
Chapter 12: The Psychological Disorders
Chapter 13: Treatment and Therapy for the Psychological Disorders
Chapter 14: Social Psychology