9780072871883

Psychology: An Introduction with Practice Tests, In-Psych CD-ROM , and PowerWeb

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072871883

  • ISBN10:

    0072871881

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/27/2003
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Respected researcher and author Ben Lahey helps students master the basics of psychology, through engaging writing and a proven learning system. This text incorporates features that increase learning while improving memory: advance organizers tell students what they are going to learn, the body of the text teaches them, and the reviews allow them to check on their understanding and retention of the material.

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction and Foundations

1 What Is Psychology?

2 Research Methods in Psychology

3 Biological Foundations of Behavior

Part II Awareness

4 Sensation and Perception

5 States of Consciousness

Part III Learning and Cognition

6 Basic Principles of Learning

7 Memory

8 Cognition, Language, and Intelligence

Part IV Developmental Psychology

9 Developmental Psychology

Part V The Self

10 Motivation and Emotion

11 Gender and Sexuality

12 Personality Theories and Assessment

Part VI Health and Adjustment

13 Stress and Health

14 Abnormal Behavior

15 Therapies

Part VII Social Context

16 Social Psychology

17 Psychology Applied to Business and Other Professions

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