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Introduction to Psychology : Exploration and Application with InfoTrac

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9780534363345

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Pub. Date:
8/4/1998
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Wadsworth Publishing
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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Psychology of Studying xxxvi
The Search for Understanding
1(26)
Critical Thinking---Uncommon Sense
21(2)
Pseudo-psychologies---Palms, Planets, and Personality
23(4)
Research Methods and Critical Thinking
27(24)
Psychology in the News---Separating Fact from Fiction
43(3)
Research Ethics---Smile, You're on Candid Camera!
46(5)
The Brain, Biology, and Behavior
51(34)
Handedness---If Your Brain Is Right, What's Left?
75(4)
Charting the Brain's Inner Realms
79(6)
Child Development
85(43)
Enriching Early Development---A Magic Time of Life
119(3)
The Brave New World of Genetics and Reproduction
122(6)
From Birth to Death: Life-Span Development
128(40)
Effective Parenting---Raising Healthy Children
158(5)
Approaching Death---New Pathways
163(5)
Sensation and Reality
168(34)
Controlling Pain---This Won't Hurt a Bit
195(2)
Sensation in Space---Adapting to an Alien Environment
197(5)
Perceiving the World
202(34)
Perception and Objectivity---Believing Is Seeing
227(3)
Extrasensory Perception---Do You Believe in Magic?
230(6)
States of Consciousness
236(40)
Exploring and Using Your Dreams
268(4)
Drug Abuse---Many Questions, Few Answers
272(4)
Conditioning and Learning
276(38)
Behavioral Self-Management
306(3)
Biological Constraints on Learning---Snakes, Spiders, and the Reluctant Raccoon
309(5)
Memory
314(33)
Mnemonics---Memory Magic
339(3)
The Recovered-Memory/False-Memory Debate
342(5)
Cognition and Creativity
347(33)
Better Thinking and Problem Solving
371(4)
Animal Intelligence
375(5)
Intelligence
380(26)
How Intelligent Are Intelligence Tests?
398(3)
The Larry P. Case---``Six-Hour Retardates''
401(5)
Motivation and Emotion
406(43)
Behavioral Dieting---Fat Chance for a Slim Future
442(2)
Love---Stalking an Elusive Emotion
444(5)
Health, Stress, and Coping
449(36)
Stress Management
476(5)
Meditation---The 20-Minute Vacation
481(4)
Gender and Sexuality
485(33)
Sexual Problems---When Pleasure Fades
509(6)
Touching---Does It Always Have Sexual Implications?
515(3)
Personality
518(39)
Barriers and Bridges---Understanding Shyness
551(2)
Self-Monitoring---Which Me Do You See?
553(4)
Abnormal Behavior: Deviance and Disorder
557(27)
Psychiatric Labeling---On Being Sane in Insane Places
579(2)
Psychology and the Law---The ``Twinkie Defense''
581(3)
Major Mental Disorders
584(28)
Suicide---Lives on the Brink
605(3)
Who Is ``Crazy'' and What Should Be Done about It?
608(4)
Therapies
612(35)
Self-Management and Seeking Professional Help
637(6)
Cultural Issues in Counseling and Psychotherapy
643(4)
Social Behavior
647(29)
Assertiveness Training---Standing Up for Your Rights
671(2)
Social Traps---The Tragedy of the Commons
673(3)
Attitudes, Culture, and Human Relations
676(30)
Multiculturalism---Living with Diversity
700(2)
Sociobiology---Do Genes Guide Social Behavior?
702(4)
Applied Psychology
706
Improving Communication at Work
727
Space Psychology---Life on the High Frontier
729
Appendix A: Statistics
Appendix B: Using Electronic Media in Psychology
Glossary
References
Index
Credits


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