9780495103189

Introduction To Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495103189

  • ISBN10:

    0495103187

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/10/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Like reading a magazine-not studying from a text-Plotnik's PSYCHOLOGY, EIGHTH EDITION will draw you in and show you how visual and exciting the study of psychology can be. Rod Plotnik's modular, visually-oriented approach to the fundamentals of psychology makes even the toughest concepts engaging and entertaining. Incorporating the latest research updates, the text breaks concepts down into small, easily digested chunks that give you and great flexibility how you approach and study the subject. This Eighth Edition expands upon Plotnik's commitment to helping you learn. For instance, For instance, "Learning Links" features in the text connect you to the newly updated PowerStudy 3.0 CD-ROM. In addition, you can access the Book Companion Website that includes personalized Self-Study Assessments-giving you even further assistance in reviewing and prioritizing study time for maximum effectiveness.

Table of Contents

Discovering Psychology
Psychology and Science
Brain's Building Blocks
Incredible Nervous System
Sensation
Perception
Sleep and Dreams
Hypnosis and Drugs
Classical Conditioning
Operant and Cognitive Approaches
Types of Memory
Remembering and Forgetting
Intelligence
Thought and Language
Motivation
Emotion
Infancy and Childhood
Adolescence and Adulthood
Freudian and Humanistic Theories
Social, Cognitive and Trait Theories
Health, Stress and Coping
Assessment and Anxiety Disorders
Mood Disorder and Schizophrenia
Therapies
Social Psychology
Statistics in Psychology
Critical Thinking Study Questions with Answers
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