9780205572588

Mastering the World of Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205572588

  • ISBN10:

    0205572588

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Mastering the World of Psychologyis a brief text that provides superior learning and application support while making the connection between scientific principles and the everyday lives of today's diverse student population. Now organized around numbered learning outcomes, the Third Edition ofMastering the World of Psychologyis designed to help students succeed and apply their knowledge of psychology to their everyday lives. The SQ3R methodology, wealth of pedagogical features, MyPsychLab resources, and built-in Study Guide and Practice Tests make this the ideal learning and study resource.

Table of Contents

Green Wood/Wood/Boyd
Mastering the World of Psychology
3e
Introduction to Psychology
Biology and behavior
Sensation and Perception
States of Consciousness
Learning
Memory
Cognition, Language, and Intelligence
Human Development
Motivation and Emotion
Health and Stress
Personality Theory and Assessment
Psychological Disorders
Therapies
Social Psychology
Appendix: Statistical Methods
Descriptive Statistics
Describing Data with Tables and Graphs
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Variability
The Normal Curve
Correlation Coefficient
Inferential Statistics
Statistical Significance
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