9780470646441

Psychology : Brain Behaviour and Culture

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470646441

  • ISBN10:

    0470646446

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/1/2010
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

Psychologists will discover the inherent drama and indispensable human component of psychology science with this updated text. The Research in Depth feature presents classic case studies along with exercises that help reinforce concepts related to research methodology. New Psychology at Work sections offer information specifically related to I/O or human factors as well as describe the role that psychology plays in various applied settings. Profiles in Positive Psychology also gives psychologists a look at the application of psychology to their daily lives, and exposes them to key topics in positive psychology

Table of Contents

C H A P T E R 1

PSYCHOLOGY: THE STUDY OF MENTAL PROCESSES AND BEHAVIOR 1

C H A P T E R 2

RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY 31

C H A P T E R 3

BIOLOGICAL BASES OF MENTAL LIFE AND BEHAVIOR 63

C H A P T E R 4

SENSATION AND PERCEPTION 107

C H A P T E R 5

LEARNING 162

C H A P T E R 6

MEMORY 195

C H A P T E R 7

THOUGHT AND LANGUAGE 232

C H A P T E R 8

INTELLIGENCE 269

C H A P T E R 9

CONSCIOUSNESS 298

C H A P T E R 1 0

MOTIVATION AND EMOTION 330

C H A P T E R 1 1

HEALTH, STRESS, AND COPING 383

C H A P T E R 1 2

PERSONALITY 435

C H A P T E R 1 3

LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT 477

C H A P T E R 1 4

PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS 531

C H A P T E R 1 5

TREATMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS 575

C H A P T E R 1 6

SOCIAL COGNITION 611

C H A P T E R 1 7

INTERPERSONAL PROCESSES 653

GLOSSARY G-1

ANSWERS A-1

REFERENCES R-1

PHOTO CREDITS PC-1

TEXT AND ILLUSTRATION CREDITS TC-1

NAME INDEX NI-1

SUBJECT INDEX SI-1

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