9781429219471

Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781429219471

  • ISBN10:

    1429219475

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/4/2010
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers

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Summary

More than ever, the new edition of Gray'sPsychologyhelps students understand the basic interactions between behavioral and biological science. Experience teacher and author...Cutting-edge researcher on the topic of evolutionary play...Psychology Today blogger...This combination makes Peter Gray the ideal author for a challenging yet accessible introduction to the fundamental questions explored by psychology researchers.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Background to the Study of Psychology
  1. Foundations for the Study of Psychology
  2. Methods of Psychology

Part 2. The Adaptiveness of Behavior
  3. Genetic and Evolutionary Foundations of Behavior
  4. Basic Processes of Learning

Part 3. Physiological Mechanisms of Behavior
  5. The Neural Control of Behavior
  6. Mechanisms of Motivation and Emotion

Part 4. Sensation and Perception
  7.Smell, Taste, Pain, Hearing, and Psychophysics 
  8. The Psychology of Vision

Part 5. The Human Intellect
  9. Memory and Consciousness
  10. Reasoning and Intelligence

Part 6. Growth of the Mind and Person
  11. The Development of Thought and Language
  12. Social Development

Part 7. The Person in the World of People
  13. Social Perception and Attitudes
  14. Social Influences on Behavior

Part 8. Personality and Disorders
  15. Personality
  16. Mental Disorders
  17. Treatment
 
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