9780495102885

Introduction to Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495102885

  • ISBN10:

    0495102881

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-04-12
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

James Kalat's best-selling INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY does far more than cover major theories and studies; it encourages you to question the information and ask yourself, "How was this conclusion reached?" and "Does the evidence really support it?" In this student-praised text, Kalat challenges your preconceptions about psychology to help you become a more informed consumer of information not only during your college experience but, also as you venture into your post-college life. With his humorous writing style and hands-on "Try It Yourself" exercises, Kalat puts you at ease and gets you involved with what you are studying so that you can succeed in your course.

Table of Contents

What Is Psychology?
Scientific Methods in Psychology
Biological Psychology
Sensation and Perception
Nature, Nurture, and Human Development
Learning
Memory
Cognition and Language
States of Consciousness
Intelligence
Motivation
Emotions, Stress, and Health
Social Psychology
Personality
Abnormality, Therapy, and Social Issues
Specific Disorders and Treatments
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