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Introduction to Psychology : Gateways to Mind and Behavior

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Summary

Introduction: The Psychology of Studying. 1. Introduction to Psychology and Research Methods. 2. Brain and Behavior. 3. Child Development. 4. From Birth to Death: Lifespan Development. 5. Sensation and Reality. 6. Perceiving the World. 7. States of Consciousness. 8. Conditioning and Learning. 9. Memory. 10. Cognition and Language. 11. Intelligence. 12. Motivation and Emotion. 13. Gender and Sexuality. 14. Personality. 15. Health, Stress, and Coping. 16. Psychological Disorders. 17. Therapies. 18. Social Behavior. 19. Attitudes, Culture, and Human Relations. 20. Applied Psychology. 21. Appendix: Behavioral Statistics.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Psychology of Studying 1(1)
The SQ4R Method---How to Tame a Textbook
1(2)
How to Use Gateways to Mind and Behavior
2(1)
Survey
2(1)
Question
2(1)
Read
2(1)
Recite and Relate
3(1)
Review
3(1)
Effective Note-Taking---Good Students, Take Note!
3(1)
Using and Reviewing Your Notes
4(1)
Summary
4(1)
Study Strategies---Making a Habit of Success
4(1)
Study in a Specific Place
4(1)
Use Spaced Study Sessions
4(1)
Try Mnemonics
4(1)
Test Yourself
4(1)
Overlearn
5(1)
Self-Regulated Learning---Academic All-Stars
5(1)
Procrastination---Avoiding the Last-Minute Blues
5(1)
Time Management
6(1)
Goal Setting
6(1)
Learning as an Adventure
6(1)
Taking Tests---Are You ``Test Wise''?
6(1)
General Test-Taking Skills
7(1)
Objective Tests
7(1)
Essay Tests
7(1)
Short-Answer Tests
7(1)
Using Electronic Media---Netting New Knowledge
7(5)
Electronic Gateways
8(1)
Using the Net
8(1)
The Psychology Resource Center
8(1)
Psych Sites
8(1)
InfoTrac College Edition
8(1)
PsyclNFO
9(1)
CD-ROM Databases
9(1)
PsycLIT and ClinPSYC
9(1)
Multimedia CD-ROMs
9(1)
PsychNow!
10(1)
Using Multimedia CD-ROMs
10(1)
A Final Word
10(1)
Psychology on the Net
10(1)
Interactive Learning
11(1)
Introduction to Psychology and Research Methods
12(44)
Preview: Why Study Psychology?
12(1)
Psychology---Spotlight on Behavior
13(5)
Defining Psychology
14(1)
Empiricism
14(1)
Psychological Research
14(1)
Science and Critical Thinking
14(1)
Thinking About Behavior
15(1)
Research Specialties
15(1)
Animals and Psychology
16(1)
Psychology's Goals
17(1)
Description
17(1)
Understanding
17(1)
Prediction
17(1)
Control
18(1)
A Brief History of Psychology---Psychology's Family Album
18(5)
Into the Lab
18(1)
Structuralism
19(1)
Functionalism
19(1)
Behaviorism
20(1)
Radical Behaviorism
20(1)
Cognitive Behaviorism
20(1)
Gestalt Psychology
21(1)
Psychoanalytic Psychology
21(1)
Humanistic Psychology
22(1)
Psychology Today---Five Views of Behavior
23(1)
Positive Psychology
24(1)
Summary
24(1)
Human Diversity---Appreciating Social and Cultural Differences
24(2)
The Impact of Culture
25(1)
Cultural Relativity
25(1)
A Broader View of Diversity
25(1)
Psychologists---Guaranteed Not to Shrink
26(4)
Psychologists
27(1)
Other Mental Health Professionals
28(1)
The Profession of Psychology
29(1)
Ethics
29(1)
Specialties in Psychology
29(1)
Scientific Research---How to Think Like a Psychologist
30(3)
The Scientific Method
30(1)
Hypothesis Testing
31(1)
Operational Definitions
31(1)
Clever Hans
31(1)
Theories
32(1)
Publication
32(1)
Summary
32(1)
Research Methods
33(1)
Naturalistic Observation---Psychology Steps Out!
33(1)
Limitations
34(1)
The Anthropomorphic Error
34(1)
Recording Observations
34(1)
Correlational Studies---In Search of the Perfect Relationship
34(3)
Correlation Coefficients
34(1)
Correlation and Causation
35(1)
Relationships in Psychology
35(1)
Graphical Data
36(1)
The Psychology Experiment---Where Cause Meets Effect
37(2)
Variables and Groups
37(1)
Experimental Control
38(1)
Cause and Effect
38(1)
Evaluating Results
39(1)
Meta-analysis
39(1)
Placebo Effects---Sugar Pills and Saltwater
39(2)
Controlling Placebo Effects
40(1)
The Experimenter Effect
40(1)
The Clinical Method---Data by the Case
41(1)
Survey Method---Here, Have a Sample
42(2)
Sampling
42(1)
Internet Surveys
42(1)
Social Desirability
42(1)
Summary
43(1)
Critical Thinking Revisited---Evaluating Claims and Evidence
44(1)
A Case Study of Critical Thinking
44(1)
Anecdotal Evidence
44(1)
Casual Observation
44(1)
Authority
45(1)
Formal Evidence
45(1)
Pseudo-psychologies---Palms, Planets, and Personality
45(11)
Problems in the Stars
46(1)
Uncritical Acceptance
46(1)
Positive Instances
46(1)
The Barnum Effect
47(1)
Summary: Science and Critical Thinking
47(1)
A Look Ahead
47(1)
Psychology in Action: Psychology in the News---Separating Fact from Fiction
48(3)
A Step Beyond: Research Ethics---Smile, You're on Candid Camera!
51(2)
Chapter in Review
53(1)
Psychology on the Net
54(1)
Interactive Learning
55(1)
Brain and Behavior
56(36)
Preview: Finding Music in Tofu
56(1)
Neurons---Building a ``Biocomputer''
57(4)
Parts of a Neuron
57(1)
The Nerve Impulse
58(2)
Synapses and Neurotransmitters
60(1)
Neural Regulators
61(1)
The Nervous System---Wired for Action
61(3)
Neurons and Nerves
61(1)
Neural Networks
62(1)
The Peripheral Nervous System
63(1)
The Spinal Cord
64(1)
Research Methods---Charting the Brain's Inner Realms
64(4)
New Images of the Living Brain
65(1)
CT Scan
65(1)
MRI Scan
66(1)
PET Scan
66(2)
The Cerebral Cortex---My, What a Big Brain You Have!
68(8)
Cerebrum
68(1)
Corticalization
68(1)
Cerebral Hemispheres
69(1)
Hemispheric Specialization
70(1)
``Split Brains''
70(1)
Right Brain/Left Brain
71(1)
One Brain, Two Styles
71(1)
Lobes of the Cerebral Cortex
72(1)
The Occipital Lobes
73(1)
The Parietal Lobes
73(1)
The Temporal Lobes
73(1)
The Frontal Lobes
73(1)
Association Areas
73(3)
The Subcortex---At the Core of the (Brain) Matter
76(3)
The Hindbrain
76(1)
Reticular Formation
76(1)
The Forebrain
77(1)
The Limbic System
78(1)
The Magnificent Brain
78(1)
The Endocrine System---Hormones and Behavior
79(13)
A Look Ahead
82(1)
Psychology in Action: Handedness---If Your Brain Is Right, What's Left?
83(3)
A Step Beyond: Neurogenesis and Plasticity---The Plastic, Fantastic Brain
86(3)
Chapter in Review
89(1)
Psychology on the Net
90(1)
Interactive Learning
90(2)
Child Development
92(44)
Preview: A Star Is Born---Here's Amy!
92(1)
Heredity and Environment---The Nurture of Nature
93(7)
Heredity
93(1)
Genetic Programming
94(1)
Temperament
95(1)
Environment
96(1)
Sensitive Periods
96(1)
Prenatal Influences
96(1)
Fetal Vulnerability
96(1)
Teratogens
97(1)
Healthy Pregnancies/Healthy Babies
97(1)
Childbirth
97(1)
Prepared Childbirth
98(1)
Deprivation and Enrichment
98(1)
Enriched Environments
98(1)
Summary
99(1)
Nature-Nurture Interactions
99(1)
Reciprocal Influences
100(1)
The Newborn Baby---The Basic Model Comes with Options
100(5)
The World of the Neonate
101(2)
Maturation
103(1)
Motor Development
103(1)
Readiness
103(1)
Emotional Development
104(1)
Social Development---Baby, I'm Stuck on You
105(6)
Social Referencing
105(1)
Imprinting
106(1)
Attachment
106(2)
Attachment Quality
108(1)
Promoting Secure Attachment
108(1)
Motherless Monkeys
109(1)
Contact Comfort
109(1)
Breast-feeding
109(1)
Day Care
110(1)
Quality
110(1)
Play and Social Skills
110(1)
Affectional Needs
110(1)
Maternal and Paternal Influences---Life with Mom and Dad
111(4)
Optimal Caregiving
111(1)
Parenting Styles
112(1)
Culture
113(1)
Ethnic Differences in Child-rearing
113(1)
African-American Families
113(1)
Hispanic Families
114(1)
Asian-American Families
114(1)
Arab-American Families
114(1)
Implications
114(1)
Side Effects of Child Discipline
114(1)
Types of Discipline
114(1)
Self-Esteem
115(1)
Language Development---Fast-Talking Babies
115(4)
Language Acquisition
116(1)
Language and the Terrible Twos
116(1)
The Roots of Language
116(1)
Early Communication
117(1)
Parentese
118(1)
Cognitive Development---How Do Children Learn to Think?
119(17)
Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development
120(1)
Mental Adaptations
120(1)
The Sensorimotor Stage (0--2 Years)
120(1)
The Preoperational Stage (2--7 Years)
120(1)
The Concrete Operational Stage (7--11 Years)
121(1)
The Formal Operations Stage (11 Years and Up)
122(1)
Piaget and Parenting
122(1)
Drawbacks of Forced Teaching
123(1)
Piaget Today
123(1)
Infant Cognition
123(1)
Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory
124(1)
Summary
125(1)
Psychology in Action: Effective Parenting---Raising Healthy Children
126(3)
A Step Beyond: The Brave New World of Genetics and Reproduction
129(4)
Chapter in Review
133(1)
Psychology on the Net
134(1)
Interactive Learning
134(2)
From Birth to Death: Life-Span Development
136(38)
Preview: The Story of a Lifetime
136(1)
The Cycle of Life---Rocky Road or Garden Path?
137(4)
Development Across a Life Span
137(1)
Stage One, First Year of Life: Trust Versus Mistrust
137(1)
Stage Two, 1 to 3 Years: Autonomy Versus Shame and Doubt
138(1)
Stage Three, 3 to 5 Years: Initiative Versus Guilt
138(1)
Stage Four, 6 to 12 Years: Industry Versus Inferiority
138(1)
Stage Five, Adolescence: Identity Versus Role Confusion
138(1)
Stage Six, Young Adulthood: Intimacy Versus Isolation
138(1)
Stage Seven, Middle Adulthood: Generativity Versus Stagnation
139(1)
Stage Eight, Late Adulthood: Integrity Versus Despair
140(1)
The Life Span in Perspective
140(1)
Problems of Childhood---Why Parents Get Gray Hair
141(4)
Normal Childhood Problems
141(1)
Typical Difficulties
141(1)
Rivalry and Rebellion
141(1)
Serious Childhood Problems
142(1)
Toilet-Training Disturbances
142(1)
Feeding Disturbances
142(1)
Speech Disturbances
143(1)
Learning Disorders
143(1)
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
143(1)
Conduct Disorder
144(1)
Autism
144(1)
Child Abuse---Cycles of Violence
145(2)
Characteristics of Abusive Parents
145(1)
The Abuse Cycle
145(1)
Preventing Child Abuse
146(1)
Helpful Strategies
146(1)
Dangerous Attitudes
147(1)
Adolescence---The Best of Times, the Worst of Times
147(4)
Puberty
148(1)
Early and Late Maturation
148(1)
Timing
148(1)
Hurried into Adulthood?
149(1)
The Search for Identity
149(1)
Parents and Teens
149(1)
Imaginary Audiences
150(1)
Peer Groups
151(1)
The Transition to Adulthood
151(1)
Moral Development---Growing a Conscience
151(2)
Moral Dilemmas
152(1)
Justice or Caring?
153(1)
Challenges of Adulthood---Charting Life's Ups and Downs
153(4)
Adult Development
154(1)
Ages 16 to 18: Escape from Dominance
154(1)
Ages 18 to 22: Leaving the Family
154(1)
Ages 22 to 28: Building a Workable Life
154(1)
Ages 29 to 34: Crisis of Questions
154(1)
Ages 35 to 43: Crisis of Urgency
154(1)
Ages 43 to 50: Attaining Stability
154(1)
Age 50 and Up: Mellowing
155(1)
A Midlife Crisis?
155(1)
Midcourse Corrections
156(1)
Middle Age
156(1)
The Empty Nest
156(1)
Well-being at Midlife
156(1)
Aging---Will You Still Need Me When I'm 64?
157(5)
The Course of Aging
157(2)
Mental Abilities
159(1)
Successful Aging
159(1)
Compensation and Optimization
160(1)
Ageism
161(1)
Countering Myths About Aging
161(1)
Myth Versus Fact
161(1)
Death and Dying---The Curtain Falls
162(12)
Reactions to Impending Death
163(2)
Implications
165(1)
Bereavement and Grief
165(1)
A Look Ahead
166(1)
Psychology in Action: Well-being and Happiness---What Makes a Good Life?
167(2)
A Step Beyond: Approaching Death---New Pathways
169(3)
Chapter in Review
172(1)
Where to Write for Info
173(1)
Psychology on the Net
173(1)
Interactive Learning
173(1)
Sensation and Reality
174(38)
Preview: Sensation---A Window on the World
174(1)
General Properties of Sensory Systems---What You See Is What You Get
175(2)
Psychophysics---Life at the Limit
177(3)
Difference Thresholds
178(1)
Perceptual Defense and Subliminal Perception
178(1)
Subliminal Persuasion?
178(2)
Vision---Catching Some Rays
180(4)
Structure of the Eye
180(1)
Visual Problems
181(1)
Light Control
181(2)
Rods and Cones
183(1)
Visual Acuity
184(1)
Peripheral Vision
184(1)
Color Vision---There's More to It Than Meets the Eye
184(3)
Color Theories
185(1)
Constructing Colors
186(1)
Color Blindness and Color Weakness
186(1)
Dark Adaptation---Let There Be Light!
187(2)
Hearing---Good Vibrations
189(4)
Mechanisms of Hearing
191(1)
Deafness
191(2)
Smell and Taste---The Nose Knows When the Tongue Can't Tell
193(4)
The Sense of Smell
193(1)
Taste
194(3)
The Somesthetic Senses---Flying by the Seat of Your Pants
197(5)
Skin Senses
197(2)
Pain
199(1)
Dynamic Touch
199(1)
The Vestibular System
200(2)
Adaptation, Attention, and Gating---Tuning In and Tuning Out
202(10)
Sensory Adaptation
202(1)
Selective Attention
203(1)
Sensory Gating
203(1)
Pain Gates
203(1)
Conclusion and a Look Ahead
204(1)
Psychology in Action: Controlling Pain---This Won't Hurt a Bit
205(2)
A Step Beyond: Synesthesia---Hearing Colors, Tasting Light
207(2)
Chapter in Review
209(1)
Psychology on the Net
210(1)
Interactive Learning
210(2)
Perceiving the World
212(38)
Preview: Murder!
212(1)
Perceptual Constancies---Taming an Unruly World
213(2)
Perceptual Organization---Getting It All Together
215(4)
Gestalt Principles
215(4)
Depth Perception---What If the World Were Flat?
219(4)
Muscular Cues
220(1)
Stereoscopic Vision
221(1)
A Bird's-Eye View
222(1)
Pictorial Cues for Depth---A Deep Topic
223(4)
Pictorial Depth Cues
223(3)
The Moon Illusion
226(1)
Perceptual Learning---What If the World Were Upside Down?
227(7)
Perceptual Habits
229(1)
Inverted Vision
230(1)
Adaptation Level
230(1)
Illusions
231(3)
Motives and Perception---May I Have Your ... Attention!
234(2)
Attention and Perception
235(1)
Habituation
235(1)
Motives
235(1)
Perceptual Expectancies---On Your Mark, Get Set
236(14)
Perceptual Set
237(1)
Categories
238(1)
A Look Ahead
238(1)
Psychology in Action: Perception and Objectivity---Believing Is Seeing
239(4)
A Step Beyond: Extrasensory Perception---Do You Believe in Magic?
243(4)
Chapter in Review
247(1)
Psychology on the Net
248(1)
Interactive Learning
248(2)
States of Consciousness
250(42)
Preview: A Visit to Several States (of Consciousness)
250(1)
States of Consciousness---The Many Faces of Awareness
251(1)
Altered States of Consciousness
251(1)
Sleep---A Nice Place to Visit
252(3)
The Need for Sleep
252(1)
Sleep Deprivation
253(1)
Sleep Patterns
254(1)
Stages of Sleep---The Nightly Roller-Coaster Ride
255(3)
Stages of Sleep
255(1)
Stage 1
256(1)
Stage 2
256(1)
Stage 3
256(1)
Stage 4
256(1)
Two Basic States of Sleep
256(1)
REM and NREM Sleep
257(1)
REM Sleep and Dreaming
257(1)
REM Sleep Deprivation
257(1)
Functions of REM Sleep
257(1)
Sleep Disturbances---Showing Nightly: Sleep Wars!
258(4)
Insomnia
258(1)
Types and Causes of Insomnia
258(1)
Sleepwalking and Sleeptalking
259(1)
Nightmares and Night Terrors
259(1)
How to Eliminate a Nightmare
260(1)
Narcolepsy
260(1)
Sleep Apnea
261(1)
SIDS
261(1)
``Back to Sleep''
261(1)
Dreams---A Separate Reality?
262(1)
Dream Worlds
262(1)
Dream Theories
262(1)
Psychodynamic Dream Theory
262(1)
The Activation-Synthesis Hypothesis
262(1)
Hypnosis---Look into My Eyes
263(3)
Hypnotic Susceptibility
264(1)
Inducing Hypnosis
264(1)
Effects of Hypnosis
265(1)
Stage Hypnosis
265(1)
Sensory Deprivation---Life on a Sensory Diet
266(2)
Disruptive Effects
266(1)
Benefits of Sensory Restriction
267(1)
Sensory Enhancement
267(1)
Relaxation
267(1)
Changing Habits
267(1)
Prospect
267(1)
Drug-Altered Consciousness---The High and Low of It
268(1)
How Drugs Affect the Brain
268(1)
Dependence
269(1)
Patterns of Abuse
269(1)
Drugs of Abuse
269(1)
Uppers---Amphetamines, Cocaine, MDMA, Caffeine, Nicotine
269(6)
Abuse
270(1)
Cocaine
271(1)
Abuse
272(1)
MDMA (``Ecstasy'')
273(1)
Abuse
273(1)
Caffeine
273(1)
Abuse
273(1)
Nicotine
274(1)
Abuse
274(1)
Impact on Health
274(1)
Dynamics of Smoking
275(1)
Quitting Smoking
275(1)
Downers---Sedatives, Tranquilizers, and Alcohol
275(5)
Barbiturates
276(1)
GHB
276(1)
Abuse
276(1)
Tranquilizers
276(1)
Abuse
277(1)
Alcohol
277(1)
Abuse
277(1)
At Risk
278(1)
Recognizing Problem Drinking
279(1)
The Development of a Drinking Problem
279(1)
Moderated Drinking
279(1)
Treatment
280(1)
Marijuana---What's in the Pot?
280(12)
Hallucinogens
280(1)
Marijuana
280(1)
Dangers of Marijuana Use
281(1)
Health Risks
282(1)
A Look Ahead
282(1)
Psychology in Action: Exploring and Using Dreams
283(3)
A Step Beyond: Drug Abuse---Many Questions, Few Answers
286(3)
Chapter in Review
289(1)
Psychology on the Net
290(1)
Interactive Learning
290(2)
Conditioning and Learning
292(38)
Preview: What Did You Learn in School Today?
292(1)
What Is Learning---Does Practice Make Perfect?
293(1)
Antecedents and Consequences
293(1)
Classical Conditioning
294(1)
Operant Conditioning
294(1)
Classical Conditioning---Does the Name Pavlov Ring a Bell?
294(1)
Pavlov's Experiment
294(1)
Principles of Classical Conditioning---Teach Your Little Brother to Salivate
295(3)
Acquisition
296(1)
Higher Order Conditioning
296(1)
Expectancies
296(1)
Extinction and Spontaneous Recovery
296(1)
Generalization
297(1)
Discrimination
297(1)
Classical Conditioning in Humans---An Emotional Topic
298(1)
Conditioned Emotional Responses
298(1)
Learned Fears
298(1)
Vicarious, or Secondhand, Conditioning
299(1)
Operant Conditioning---Can Pigeons Play Ping-Pong?
299(5)
Positive Reinforcement
300(1)
Acquiring an Operant Response
300(1)
Information
301(1)
Contingent Reinforcement
302(1)
The Timing of Reinforcement
302(1)
Superstitious Behavior
303(1)
Shaping
303(1)
Operant Extinction
303(1)
Negative Reinforcement
304(1)
Punishment
304(1)
Operant Reinforcers---What's Your Pleasure?
304(5)
Primary Reinforcers
304(1)
Secondary Reinforcers
305(1)
Tokens
305(1)
Social Reinforcers
306(1)
Feedback
306(1)
Knowledge of Results
307(1)
Learning Aids
307(2)
Partial Reinforcement---Las Vegas, a Human Skinner Box?
309(2)
Schedules of Partial Reinforcement
310(1)
Fixed Ratio (FR)
310(1)
Variable Ratio (VR)
310(1)
Fixed Interval (FI)
310(1)
Variable Interval (VI)
311(1)
Stimulus Control---Red Light, Green Light
311(2)
Generalization
311(1)
Discrimination
311(2)
Punishment---Putting the Brakes on Behavior
313(3)
Variables Affecting Punishment
313(1)
Using Punishment Wisely
314(1)
Side Effects of Punishment
314(1)
Escape and Avoidance
315(1)
Aggression
316(1)
Should You Punish or Not?
316(1)
Cognitive Learning---Beyond Conditioning
316(3)
Cognitive Maps
317(1)
Latent Learning
317(1)
Discovery Learning
318(1)
Modeling---Do as I Do, Not as I Say
319(11)
Observational Learning
319(1)
Imitating Models
319(1)
Modeling and Television
320(1)
Life After TV
320(1)
Televised Aggression
321(1)
A Look Ahead
322(1)
Psychology in Action: Behavioral Self-Management---A Rewarding Project
322(3)
A Step Beyond: Biological Constraints on Learning---Snakes, Spiders, and the Reluctant Raccoon
325(2)
Chapter in Review
327(2)
Psychology on the Net
329(1)
Interactive Learning
329(1)
Memory
330(36)
Preview: ``What the Hell's Going on Here?''
330(1)
Stages of Memory---Do You Have a Mind Like a Steel Trap? Or a Sieve?
331(2)
Sensory Memory
332(1)
Short-Term Memory
332(1)
Long-Term Memory
332(1)
Dual Memory
333(1)
Short-Term Memory---Do You Know the Magic Number?
333(1)
Recoding
334(1)
Rehearsal
334(1)
Long-Term Memory---Where the Past Lives
334(6)
Permanence
335(1)
Constructing Memories
335(1)
Organization
336(2)
Redintegrative Memories
338(1)
Skill Memory and Fact Memory
338(1)
Skills
338(1)
Facts
338(1)
Semantic Memory
338(1)
Episodic Memory
338(1)
How Many Types of Memory?
339(1)
Measuring Memory---The Answer Is on the Tip of My Tongue
340(2)
Recall
340(1)
Recognition
340(1)
Relearning
341(1)
Implicit and Explicit Memories
342(1)
Priming
342(1)
Exceptional Memory---Wizards of Recall
342(3)
Eidetic Imagery
342(1)
Exceptional Memory
343(1)
Learned Strategies
344(1)
Memory Champions
344(1)
Forgetting---Why We, Uh, Let's See; Why We, Uh ... Forget!
345(8)
Encoding Failure
346(1)
Decay
346(1)
Disuse
347(1)
Cue-Dependent Forgetting
347(1)
State-Dependent Learning
348(1)
Interference
348(1)
Order Effects
349(1)
Transfer of Training
350(1)
Repression and Suppression
350(2)
Flashbulb Memories
352(1)
Memory Formation---Some ``Shocking'' Findings
353(2)
Consolidation
353(1)
The Brain and Memory
353(2)
Improving Memory---Keys to the Memory Bank
355(11)
Memory Strategies
355(1)
Knowledge of Results
355(1)
Recitation
355(1)
Rehearsal
355(1)
Selection
356(1)
Organization
356(1)
Whole Versus Part Learning
356(1)
Serial Position
356(1)
Cues
356(1)
Overlearning
356(1)
Spaced Practice
356(1)
Sleep
357(1)
Hunger
357(1)
Extend How Long You Remember
357(1)
Review
357(1)
Using a Strategy to Aid Recall
357(1)
A Look Ahead
357(2)
Psychology in Action: Mnemonics---Memory Magic
359(3)
A Step Beyond: Why Does Memory Fail Us?
362(2)
Chapter in Review
364(1)
Psychology on the Net
365(1)
Interactive Learning
365(1)
Cognition, Language, and Creativity
366(36)
Preview: Gizmos and Doohickeys
366(1)
What Is Thinking?---It's All in Your Head!
367(1)
Some Basic Units of Thought
368(1)
Mental Imagery---Does a Frog Have Lips?
368(3)
The Nature of Mental Images
368(1)
``Reverse Vision''
369(1)
Using Mental Images
369(1)
Kinesthetic Imagery
370(1)
Concepts---I'm Positive, It's a Whatchamacallit
371(2)
Forming Concepts
371(1)
Types of Concepts
371(1)
Prototypes
372(1)
Connotative Meaning
372(1)
Faulty Concepts
372(1)
Language---Don't Leave Home Without It
373(6)
The Structure of Language
375(1)
Gestural Languages
376(1)
The Animal Language Debate
376(1)
Talking Chimps
377(1)
Criticisms
377(1)
Problems with Syntax
378(1)
Lexigrams
378(1)
Problem Solving---Getting an Answer in Sight
379(4)
Mechanical Solutions
379(1)
Solutions by Understanding
379(1)
Heuristics
380(1)
Ideal Problem Solving
380(1)
Insightful Solutions
380(1)
The Nature of Insight
380(1)
Fixations
381(1)
Common Barriers to Problem Solving
382(1)
Artificial Intelligence---I Compute, Therefore I Am
383(2)
AI and Cognition
383(1)
Experts and Novices
383(1)
The Future of AI
384(1)
Creative Thinking---Down Roads Less Traveled
385(5)
Tests of Creativity
386(1)
Stages of Creative Thought
387(2)
The Creative Personality
389(1)
Logic and Intuition---Mental Shortcut? Or Dangerous Detour?
390(12)
Intuition
391(1)
Representativeness
391(1)
Underlying Odds
392(1)
Framing
392(1)
Wisdom
393(1)
A Look Ahead
393(1)
Psychology in Action: Enhancing Creativity---Brainstorms
394(3)
A Step Beyond: Animal Intelligence
397(3)
Chapter in Review
400(1)
Psychology on the Net
401(1)
Interactive Learning
401(1)
Intelligence
402(28)
Preview: What Day Is It?
402(1)
Defining Intelligence---Intelligence Is. . . You Know, It's . . .
403(2)
Defining Intelligence
404(1)
Aptitudes
404(1)
Reliability and Validity
404(1)
Tester's Last Stand
405(1)
Testing Intelligence---The IQ and You
405(5)
Five Aspects of Intelligence
405(1)
Fluid Reasoning
405(1)
Knowledge
405(1)
Quantitative Reasoning
406(1)
Visual-Spatial Processing
406(1)
Working Memory
406(1)
Intelligence Quotients
406(1)
Deviation IQs
407(1)
The Stability of IQ
407(1)
The Wechsler Tests
408(1)
Group Tests
408(1)
Scholastic Aptitude Tests
409(1)
Variations in Intelligence---The Numbers Game
410(1)
Sex
410(1)
IQ and Achievement
410(1)
The Mentally Gifted---Smart, Smarter, Smartest
411(1)
Gifted Children
411(1)
Giftedness and Achievement
411(1)
Identifying Gifted Children
412(1)
GATE Programs
412(1)
Mental Retardation---A Difference That Makes a Difference
412(4)
Levels of Retardation
412(2)
Causes of Retardation
414(1)
Organic Sources of Retardation
414(1)
Phenylketonuria (PKU)
414(1)
Microcephaly
414(1)
Hydrocephaly
414(1)
Cretinism
415(1)
Down Syndrome
415(1)
Fragile X Syndrome
415(1)
Retardation in Perspective
415(1)
Heredity and Environment---Super Rats and Family Trees
416(2)
Hereditary Influences
416(1)
Twin Studies
416(1)
Environmental Influences
417(1)
IQ and Environment
417(1)
Summary
418(1)
New Approaches to Intelligence---Intelligent Alternatives
418(12)
The Intelligent Nervous System
418(1)
Intelligent Information Processing
419(1)
Multiple Intelligences
420(1)
Frames of Mind
420(1)
A Look Ahead
420(1)
Psychology in Action: How Intelligent Are Intelligence Tests?
421(4)
A Step Beyond: The Larry P. Case---``Six-Hour Retardates''
425(2)
Chapter in Review
427(1)
Psychology on the Net
428(1)
Interactive Learning
428(2)
Motivation and Emotion
430(44)
Preview: Flight of the Gossamer Albatross
430(1)
Motivation---Forces That Push and Pull
431(2)
A Model of Motivation
431(1)
Incentives
432(1)
Types of Motives
432(1)
Primary Motives and Homeostasis
432(1)
Hunger---Pardon Me, That's Just My Hypothalamus Growling
433(7)
Brain Mechanisms
433(2)
Set Point
435(1)
Obesity
435(1)
Diet
436(1)
The Paradox of Yo-Yo Dieting
436(1)
Other Factors in Hunger
437(1)
Cultural Factors
437(1)
Taste
437(1)
Eating Disorders
437(2)
Causes
439(1)
Treatment
440(1)
Culture, Ethnicity, and Dieting
440(1)
Primary Motives Revisited---Thirst, Sex, and Pain
440(2)
Thirst
440(1)
Pain
441(1)
The Sex Drive
441(1)
Stimulus Drives---Skydiving, Horror Movies, and the Fun Zone
442(5)
Arousal Theory
443(1)
Sensation Seekers
443(1)
Levels of Arousal
444(1)
Circadian Rhythms
444(1)
Shift Work and Jet Lag
445(2)
Learned Motives---The Pursuit of Excellence
447(3)
Opponent-Process Theory
447(1)
Social Motives
448(1)
The Need for Achievement
448(1)
Power
448(1)
Characteristics of Achievers
448(1)
The Key to Success?
449(1)
Self-Confidence
450(1)
Motives in Perspective---A View from the Pyramid
450(3)
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation
451(1)
Turning Play into Work
452(1)
Creativity
452(1)
Inside an Emotion---How Do You Feel?
453(2)
Primary Emotions
453(1)
The Brain and Emotion
454(1)
Physiology and Emotion---Arousal, Sudden Death, and Lying
455(3)
Fight or Flight
455(1)
Sudden Death
456(1)
Lie Detectors
456(2)
Expressing Emotions---Making Faces and Talking Bodies
458(4)
Facial Expressions
458(1)
Cultural Differences in Emotion
458(1)
Gender and Emotion
459(1)
Universal Expressions
459(1)
Body Language
459(3)
Theories of Emotion---Several Ways to Fear a Bear
462(12)
The James-Lange Theory (1884--1885)
462(1)
The Cannon-Bard Theory (1927)
463(1)
Schachter's Cognitive Theory of Emotion (1971)
463(1)
Attribution
464(1)
The Facial Feedback Hypothesis
464(1)
A Contemporary Model of Emotion
465(1)
A Look Ahead
466(1)
Psychology in Action: Emotional Intelligence---The Fine Art of Self-Control
467(2)
A Step Beyond: love---Stalking an Elusive Emotion
469(2)
Chapter in Review
471(1)
Psychology on the Net
472(1)
Interactive Learning
472(2)
Gender and Sexuality
474(34)
Preview: That Magic Word
474(1)
Sexual Development---Circle One: XX or XY?
475(6)
Female or Male?
475(1)
Sex Hormones
476(1)
Dimensions of Sex
476(1)
Prenatal Sexual Development
477(1)
Gender Identity
478(1)
Origins of Male-Female Differences
478(1)
Gender Roles
479(1)
Culture
479(1)
Gender Role Socialization
480(1)
``Female'' and ``Male'' Behavior
481(1)
Androgyny---Are You Masculine, Feminine, or Androgynous?
481(2)
Psychological Androgyny
482(1)
Adaptability
482(1)
Sexual Behavior---Mapping the Erogenous Zone
483(3)
Sexual Arousal
484(1)
Sexual Scripts
484(1)
Sex Drive
485(1)
Masturbation
486(1)
Sexual Orientation---Who Do You Love?
486(3)
Homosexuality
488(1)
Human Sexual Response---Sexual Interactions
489(2)
Female Response
489(1)
Male Response
490(1)
Comparing Male and Female Responses
490(1)
Atypical Sexual Behavior---Trench Coats, Whips, Leathers, and Lace
491(1)
Paraphilias
491(1)
Exhibitionism
491(1)
Child Molestation
491(1)
Attitudes and Sexual Behavior---The Changing Sexual Landscape
492(2)
Attitudes
492(1)
Behavior
492(1)
Is the Revolution Over?
493(1)
Slow Death of the Double Standard
493(1)
Choices
493(1)
The Crime of Rape
493(1)
Rape Myths
493(1)
Forcible Rape
494(1)
STDs and Safer Sex---Choice, Risk, and Responsibility
494(14)
AIDS
495(1)
Populations at Risk
496(1)
Behavioral Risk Factors
496(1)
Risk and Responsibility
497(1)
A Look Ahead
498(1)
Psychology in Action: Sexual Problems---When Pleasure Fades
498(6)
A Step Beyond: Touching---Does It Always Have Sexual Implications?
504(2)
Chapter in Review
506(1)
Psychology on the Net
507(1)
Interactive Learning
507(1)
Personality
508(40)
Preview: The Hidden Essence
508(1)
The Psychology of Personality---Do You Have Personality?
509(3)
Traits
510(1)
When Is the Plaster Set?
510(1)
Types
510(1)
Self-Concept
511(1)
Self-Esteem
511(1)
Personality Theories
512(1)
The Trait Approach---Describe Yourself in 18,000 Words or Less
512(6)
Predicting Behavior
513(1)
Describing People
513(1)
Classifying Traits
514(1)
Central Traits
514(1)
Source Traits
514(1)
The Big Five
514(1)
Five Key Dimensions
515(1)
Traits, Consistency, and Situations
516(1)
Do We Inherit Personality?
517(1)
Twins and Traits
517(1)
Psychoanalytic Theory---Id Came to Me in a Dream
518(4)
The Structure of Personality
519(1)
The Id
519(1)
The Ego
519(1)
The Superego
520(1)
The Dynamics of Personality
520(1)
Levels of Awareness
520(1)
Personality Development
521(1)
A Freudian Fable?
521(1)
The Oral Stage
521(1)
The Anal Stage
521(1)
The Phallic Stage
521(1)
Latency
522(1)
The Genital Stage
522(1)
Critical Comments
522(1)
Psychodynamic Theories---Freud's Descendants
522(2)
Alfred Adler (1870--1937)
522(1)
Karen Horney (1885--1952)
523(1)
Carl Jung (1875--1961)
523(1)
Learning Theories of Personality---Habit I Seen You Before?
524(5)
Personality = Behavior
525(1)
Social Learning Theory
526(1)
Self-Efficacy
526(1)
Self-Reinforcement
526(1)
Behavioristic View of Development
527(1)
Critical Situations
527(1)
Becoming Male or Female
527(2)
Humanistic Theory---Peak Experiences and Personal Growth
529(4)
Maslow and Self-Actualization
529(1)
Characteristics of Self-Actualizers
529(2)
Carl Rogers' Self Theory
531(1)
Personality Structure and Dynamics
531(1)
Humanistic View of Development
532(1)
Personality Theories---Overview and Comparison
533(1)
Trait Theories
533(1)
Psychoanalytic Theory
533(1)
Behavioristic and Social Learning Theories
533(1)
Humanistic Theory
533(1)
Personality Assessment---Psychological Yardsticks
534(5)
The Interview
534(1)
Computerized Interviews
534(1)
Limitations
535(1)
Direct Observation and Rating Scales
535(1)
Situational Testing
536(1)
Personality Questionnaires
536(3)
Projective Tests of Personality---Inkblots and Hidden Plots
539(1)
The Rorschach Inkblot Test
539(1)
The Thematic Apperception Test
539(1)
Limitations of Projective Testing
540(1)
Sudden Murderers---A Research Example
540(8)
A Look Ahead
541(1)
Psychology in Action: Barriers and Bridges---Understanding Shyness
541(3)
A Step Beyond: Self-Monitoring---Which Me Do You See?
544(2)
Chapter in Review
546(1)
Psychology on the Net
547(1)
Interactive Learning
547(1)
Health, Stress, and Coping
548(38)
Preview: Taylor's (Not So Very) Fine Adventure
548(1)
Health Psychology---Here's to Your Good Health
549(3)
Behavioral Risk Factors
549(1)
Lifestyle
550(1)
Health-Promoting Behaviors
550(1)
Early Prevention
551(1)
Health and Wellness---Job Number One
552(2)
A Model Program
553(1)
Wellness
553(1)
Stress---Thrill or Threat?
554(4)
When Is Stress a Strain?
554(1)
Appraising Stressors
555(1)
``Am I Okay or in Trouble?''
556(1)
The Nature of Threat
556(1)
Coping with Threat
556(2)
Frustration---Blind Alleys and Lead Balloons
558(2)
Reactions to Frustration
558(2)
Conflict---Yes, No, Yes, No, Yes, No, Well, Maybe
560(2)
Approach-Approach Conflicts
560(1)
Avoidance-Avoidance Conflicts
560(1)
Approach-Avoidance Conflicts
561(1)
Multiple Conflicts
561(1)
Psychological Defense---Mental Karate?
562(2)
Denial
562(1)
Repression
562(1)
Reaction Formation
562(1)
Regression
562(1)
Projection
563(1)
Rationalization
563(1)
Compensation
564(1)
Sublimation
564(1)
Learned Helplessness---Is There Hope?
564(4)
Depression
565(1)
Hope
565(1)
Depression, a Problem for Everyone
566(1)
Why Students Get the Blues
566(1)
Recognizing Depression
566(2)
Stress and Health---Unmasking a Hidden Killer
568(18)
Life Events and Stress
568(1)
Evaluation
569(1)
The Hazards of Hassles
569(1)
Psychosomatic Disorders
570(1)
Biofeedback
571(1)
The Cardiac Personality
572(1)
Type A
572(1)
Hardy Personality
573(1)
Hardiness and Happiness
574(1)
The General Adaptation Syndrome
574(1)
Stress, Illness, and the Immune System
575(1)
A Look Ahead
575(1)
Psychology in Action: Stress Management
576(5)
A Step Beyond: Meditation---The 20-Minute Vacation
581(2)
Chapter in Review
583(1)
Psychology on the Net
584(1)
Interactive Learning
584(2)
Psychological Disorders
586(42)
Preview: Beware the Helicopters
586(1)
Normality---What Is Normal?
587(3)
Core Features of Disordered Behavior
589(1)
Psychiatric Labeling
589(1)
Social Stigma
590(1)
Classifying Mental Disorders---Problems by the Book
590(5)
An Overview of Psychological Disorders
591(2)
General Risk Factors
593(2)
Ethnic Group Membership
595(1)
Insanity
595(1)
Personality Disorders---Blueprints for Maladjustment
595(2)
Maladaptive Personality Patterns
595(1)
Antisocial Personality
595(2)
Anxiety-Based Disorders---When Anxiety Rules
597(5)
Adjustment Disorders
598(1)
Anxiety Disorders
598(1)
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
598(1)
Panic Disorder (Without Agoraphobia)
598(1)
Panic Disorder (with Agoraphobia)
598(1)
Agoraphobia
599(1)
Specific Phobia
599(1)
Social Phobia
599(1)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
600(1)
Stress Disorders
600(1)
Dissociative Disorders
601(1)
Somatoform Disorders
601(1)
Anxiety and Disorder---Four Pathways to Trouble
602(2)
Psychodynamic Approach
603(1)
Humanistic-Existential Approaches
603(1)
Behavioral Approach
603(1)
Cognitive Approach
604(1)
Summary
604(1)
Psychotic Disorders---Life in the Shadow of Madness
604(3)
The Nature of Psychosis
605(1)
Types of Psychosis
606(1)
Dementia
606(1)
Delusional Disorders---An Enemy Behind Every Tree
607(1)
Paranoid Psychosis
607(1)
Schizophrenia---Shattered Reality
608(6)
Disorganized Schizophrenia
608(1)
Catatonic Schizophrenia
609(1)
Paranoid Schizophrenia
609(1)
Undifferentiated Schizophrenia
610(1)
The Causes of Schizophrenia
610(1)
Environment
610(1)
Heredity
611(1)
Brain Chemistry
611(2)
The Schizophrenic Brain
613(1)
Implications
613(1)
Mood Disorders---Peaks and Valleys
614(14)
Major Mood Disorders
615(1)
The Causes of Mood Disorders
616(1)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
617(1)
Treating Mental Disorders
618(1)
Prospect
618(1)
A Final Note---You're Okay, Really!
618(1)
A Look Ahead
618(1)
Psychology in Action: Suicide---Lives on the Brink
619(3)
A Step Beyond: Who Is ``Crazy''? What Should Be Done About It?
622(3)
Chapter in Review
625(1)
Psychology on the Net
626(1)
Interactive Learning
627(1)
Therapies
628(38)
Preview: Cold Terror on a Warm Afternoon
628(1)
Psychotherapy---Getting Better by the Hour
629(1)
Dimensions of Therapy
629(1)
Myths
630(1)
Origins of Therapy---Bored Skulls and Hysteria on the Couch
630(2)
Psychoanalysis---Expedition into the Unconscious
632(1)
Free Association
632(1)
Dream Analysis
632(1)
Analysis of Resistance
632(1)
Analysis of Transference
632(1)
Psychoanalysis Today
632(1)
Humanistic Therapies---Restoring Human Potential
633(3)
Client-Centered Therapy
634(1)
Health-Promoting Conditions
634(1)
Personal Growth
634(1)
Existential Therapy
634(1)
Gestalt Therapy
635(1)
Therapy at a Distance---Psych Jockeys and Cybertherapy
636(1)
Media Psychologists
636(1)
Telephone Therapists
636(1)
Cybertherapy
636(1)
Telehealth
637(1)
Summary
637(1)
Behavior Therapy---Healing by Learning
637(5)
Aversion Therapy
638(1)
Desensitization
639(1)
Who's Afraid of a Hierarchy?
639(1)
Performing Desensitization
639(1)
Vicarious Desensitization
640(1)
Virtual Reality Exposure
641(1)
Operant Therapies---All the World Is a Skinner Box?
642(2)
Nonreinforcement and Extinction
642(1)
Reinforcement and Token Economies
643(1)
Cognitive Therapy---Think Positive!
644(3)
Cognitive Therapy for Depression
644(1)
Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy
645(2)
Group Therapy---People Who Need People
647(2)
Psychodrama
647(1)
Family Therapy
648(1)
Group Awareness Training
648(1)
Psychotherapy---An Overview
649(3)
Core Features of Psychotherapy
649(1)
Master Therapists
650(1)
The Future of Psychotherapy
650(1)
Basic Counseling Skills
650(1)
Active Listening
650(1)
Clarify the Problem
650(1)
Focus on Feelings
650(1)
Avoid Giving Advice
651(1)
Accept the Person's Frame of Reference
651(1)
Reflect Thoughts and Feelings
651(1)
Silence
651(1)
Questions
651(1)
Maintain Confidentiality
651(1)
Medical Therapies---Psychiatric Care
652(14)
Drugs
652(1)
Limitations of Drug Therapy
652(1)
Shock
652(1)
The ECT Debate
652(1)
Psychosurgery
653(1)
Hospitalization
654(1)
Deinstitutionalization
654(1)
Community Mental Health Programs
655(1)
A Look Ahead
655(1)
Psychology in Action: Self-Management and Finding Professional Help
656(5)
A Step Beyond: Cultural Issues in Counseling and Psychotherapy
661(2)
Chapter in Review
663(1)
Psychology on the Net
664(1)
Interactive Learning
664(2)
Social Behavior
666(30)
Preview: The Social Animal
666(1)
Humans in a Social Context---People, People, Everywhere
667(4)
Roles
667(1)
Group Structure and Cohesion
668(1)
Status
668(1)
Norms
668(2)
Spatial Norms
670(1)
Social Perception---Behind the Mask
671(3)
Attribution Theory
671(1)
Making Attributions
671(1)
Actor and Observer
672(1)
Ye Old Double Standard
673(1)
The Need for Affiliation---Come Together
674(1)
Social Comparison Theory
674(1)
Interpersonal Attraction---Social Magnetism?
675(3)
Physical Proximity
675(1)
Physical Attractiveness
675(1)
Competence
676(1)
Similarity
676(1)
Self-Disclosure
676(2)
Gendered Friendships
678(1)
Social Exchange Theory
678(1)
Loving and Liking---Dating, Rating, Mating
678(3)
Love and Attachment
679(1)
Evolution and Mate Selection
680(1)
Social Influence---Follow the Leader
681(3)
Conformity
682(1)
The Asch Experiment
682(1)
Group Factors in Conformity
683(1)
Social Power---Who Can Do What to Whom?
684(1)
Obedience---Would You Electrocute a Stranger?
684(3)
Milgram's Obedience Studies
685(1)
Milgram's Follow-Up
686(1)
Implications
686(1)
Compliance---A Foot in the Door
687(9)
The Foot-in-the-Door Effect
687(1)
The Door-in-the-Face Effect
687(1)
The Low-Ball Technique
687(1)
Passive Compliance
688(1)
A Look Ahead
689(1)
Psychology in Action: Assertiveness Training---Standing Up for Your Rights
690(2)
A Step Beyond: Social Traps---The Tragedy of the Commons
692
Chapter in Review
663(1)
Psychology on the Net
664(1)
Interactive Learning
664(32)
Attitudes, Culture, and Human Relations
696(32)
Preview: Doomsday for the Seekers
696(1)
Attitudes---Belief + Emotion + Action
697(3)
Attitude Formation
698(2)
Attitude Measurement
700(1)
Attitude Change---Why the ``Seekers'' Went Public
700(3)
Persuasion
700(2)
Role-Playing
702(1)
Cognitive Dissonance Theory
702(1)
Forced Attitude Change---Brainwashing and Cults
703(3)
Brainwashing
703(1)
Cults
704(1)
Recruitment
704(1)
Conversion
704(2)
Prejudice---Attitudes That Injure
706(1)
Becoming Prejudiced
706(1)
The Prejudiced Personality
706(1)
Intergroup Conflict---The Roots of Prejudice
707(6)
Experiments in Prejudice
709(1)
Equal-Status Contact
710(1)
Superordinate Goals
711(1)
``Jigsaw'' Classrooms
711(2)
Aggression---The World's Most Dangerous Animal
713(5)
Instincts
713(1)
Biology
713(1)
Frustration
714(1)
Aversive Stimuli
714(1)
Social Learning
715(1)
The World According to TV
715(1)
Televised Violence
716(1)
Preventing Aggression
716(1)
Parents as TV Guides
717(1)
TV as a Positive Model
717(1)
Anger Control
718(1)
Prosocial Behavior---Helping Others
718(10)
Bystander Intervention
719(1)
Noticing
719(1)
Defining an Emergency
720(1)
Taking Responsibility
720(1)
Who Will Help Whom?
720(1)
``De-victimize'' Yourself
720(1)
A Look Ahead
721(1)
Psychology in Action: Multiculturalism---Living with Diversity
721(3)
A Step Beyond: Evolutionary Psychology---The Inner Hunter-Gatherer?
724(2)
Chapter in Review
726(1)
Psychology on the Net
727(1)
Interactive Learning
727(1)
Applied Psychology
728
Preview: The Towering Inferno
728(1)
Industrial-Organizational Psychology---Psychology at Work
729(3)
Personnel Psychology
730(1)
Job Analysis
730(1)
Selection Procedures
730(1)
Biodata
730(1)
Interviews
730(1)
Psychological Testing
730(2)
Theories of Management---What Works at Work?
732(5)
Theory X and Theory Y
732(1)
Management Strategies
733(1)
Job Satisfaction
734(1)
Making Career Decisions
735(1)
Job Enrichment
735(1)
Organizational Culture
735(2)
Environmental Psychology---Life in the Big City
737(8)
Environmental Influences
738(1)
Stressful Environments
738(1)
Crowding
738(2)
Overload
740(1)
The High Cost of Noise
740(1)
Toxic Environments
741(1)
Sustainable Lifestyles
741(1)
Wasted Resources
742(1)
Conservation
742(1)
Environmental Problem Solving
743(1)
Problem: Urban Fears
743(1)
Solution
744(1)
Problem: Residential Crowding
744(1)
Solution
744(1)
Conclusion
744(1)
Educational Psychology---An Instructive Topic
745(2)
Elements of a Teaching Strategy
745(1)
Effects of Teaching Styles
746(1)
Psychology and Law---Judging Juries
747(2)
Jury Behavior
747(1)
Jury Selection
747(2)
Sports Psychology---The Athletic Mind
749
Motor Skills
750(1)
Peak Performance
751(1)
A Look Ahead
751(1)
Psychology in Action: Improving Communication at Work
752(2)
A Step Beyond: Space Psychology---Life on the High Frontier
754(3)
Chapter in Review
757(1)
Psychology on the Net
758(1)
Interactive Learning
758
Appendix Behavioral Statistics
2
Preview: Statistics from ``Heads'' to ``Tails''
2(1)
Descriptive Statistics---Psychology by the Numbers
3(5)
Graphical Statistics
3(1)
Measures of Central Tendency
4(1)
Measures of Variability
5(1)
Standard Scores
6(1)
The Normal Curve
6(2)
Inferential Statistics---Significant Numbers
8(1)
Samples and Populations
8(1)
Significant Differences
8(1)
Correlation---Rating Relationships
9(3)
Relationships
9(1)
The Correlation Coefficient
10(2)
Appendix in Review
12(1)
Psychology on the Net
12(1)
Interactive Learning
12
Glossary 1(1)
References 1(1)
Credits 1(1)
Name Index 1(1)
Subject Index 1


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