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ISBN13:

9780393927122

ISBN10:
0393927121
Format:
Textbook Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/17/2005
Publisher(s):
W W NORTON
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Summary

Editor Gary Marcus has carefully selected brief readings, mostly from popular trade books, that are both relevant and interesting to the introductory student.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Preface xiii
Pioneers
1(17)
From The Principles of Psychology
3(9)
William James
From The Unconscious
12(6)
Sigmund Freud
Methods
18(20)
From How to Lie with Statistics
20(7)
Darrell Huff
From How to Think Straight about Psychology
27(11)
Keith Stanovich
Evolution and Genes
38(19)
From How the Mind Works
39(6)
Steven Pinker
From The Birth of the Mind: How a Tiny Number of Genes Create the Complexities of Human Thought
45(12)
Gary Marcus
The Brain
57(23)
From Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain
58(12)
Antonio R. Damasio
From The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
70(10)
Oliver Sacks
Sensation and Perception
80(16)
From Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See
81(10)
Donald D. Hoffman
From Sensory Exotica: A World beyond Human Experience
91(5)
Howard C. Hughes
Language
96(19)
From The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language
97(11)
Steven Pinker
From The Atoms of Language: The Mind's Hidden Rules of Grammar
108(7)
Mark C. Baker
Learning
115(30)
Conditioned Emotional Reactions
117(12)
John B. Watson
Rosalie Rayner
A Review of B. F. Skinner's Verbal Behavior
129(8)
Noam Chomsky
From Wild Minds: What Animals Really Think
137(8)
Marc D. Hauser
Cognitive Development
145(19)
From The Scientist in the Crib: Minds, Brains, and How Children Learn
146(8)
Alison Gopnik
Patricia Kuhl
Andrew Meltzoff
From Descartes' Baby: How the Science of Child Development Explains What Makes Us Human
154(10)
Paul Bloom
Memory and Cognition
164(23)
From Searching for Memory: The Brain, the Mind, and the Past
165(12)
Daniel L. Schacter
From The Illusion of Conscious Will
177(10)
Daniel M. Wegner
Intelligence
187(22)
From The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life
188(11)
Richard J. Herrnstein
Charles Murray
From Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
199(10)
Daniel Goleman
Motivation and Stress
209(23)
From Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
210(13)
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
From Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers: An Updated Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping
223(9)
Robert M. Sapolsky
Emotion
232(31)
From The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life
233(12)
Joseph LeDoux
From Emotions Revealed: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and Emotional Life
245(10)
Paul Ekman
From Woman: An Intimate Biography
255(8)
Natalie Angier
Social Psychology
263(19)
From Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
265(8)
Robert B. Cialdini
From The Tending Instinct: How Nurturing Is Essential to Who We Are and How We Live
273(9)
Shelley Taylor
Personality
282(35)
From Galen's Prophecy: Temperament in Human Nature
283(8)
Jerome Kagan
From The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do
291(13)
Judith Rich Harris
Personality Plus
304(13)
Malcolm Gladwell
Culture
317(25)
From Human Universals
318(12)
Donald E. Brown
From The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently . . . and Why
330(5)
Richard E. Nisbett
From Not by Genes Alone: How Culture Transformed Human Evolution
335(7)
Peter J. Richerson
Robert Boyd
Disorders
342(23)
From A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
343(6)
Sylvia Nasar
From An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
349(9)
Kay Redfield Jamison
From Thinking in Pictures, and Other Reports from My Life with Autism
358(7)
Temple Grandin
Treatment
365(22)
From Listening to Prozac: A Psychiatrist Explores Antidepressant Drugs and the Remaking of the Self
366(14)
Peter D. Kramer
From Cognitive Therapy and the Emotional Disorders
380(7)
Aaron T. Beck
Permissions Acknowledgments 387


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