9780073228822

Psychology: An Introduction with In Psych Student CD-ROM and PowerWeb

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073228822

  • ISBN10:

    0073228826

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/15/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Respected researcher and author Benjamin Lahey uses engaging writing on a foundation of solid scholarship to help students master the basics of psychology. The text's proven learning system is more effective than ever in this revision, thanks to a streamlined and functional visual design. Applications of basic concepts throughout the text help students retain what they learn by demonstrating psychology's relevance to their own lives, and fully integrated coverage of culture and diversity promotes an inclusive learning experience for all. The fully revised ninth edition benefits from expert reviewing in many specialties -- including neuroscience, sensation and perception, social psychology, and applied topics -- and fully updated coverage in all areas.

Table of Contents

Psychology: An Introduction 9th Edition Benjamin B. Lahey Brief Table of Contents

Part 1: INTRODUCTION AND FOUNDATIONS

Chapter 1 What is Psychology?

Chapter 2 Research Methods in Psychology

Chapter 3 Biological Foundations of Behavior

Part 2: AWARENESS

Chapter 4 Sensation and Perception

Chapter 5 States of Consciousness

Part 3: LEARNING AND COGNITION

Chapter 6 Basic Principles of Learning

Chapter 7 Memory

Chapter 8 Cognition, Language and Intelligence

Part 4: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

Chapter 9 Developmental Psychology

Part 5: THE SELF

Chapter 10 Motivation and Emotion

Chapter 11 Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 12 Personality Theories and Assessment

Part 6: HEALTH AND ADJUSTMENT

Chapter 13 Stress and Health

Chapter 14 Abnormal Behavior

Chapter 15 Therapies

Part 7: SOCIAL CONTEXT

Chapter 16 Social Psychology

Chapter 17 Psychology Applied to Business and Other Professions

Appendix: Measurement and Statistics

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