9780077236342

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

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    9780077236342

  • ISBN10:

    0077236343

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • 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. The bottom line is with Lahey, you’ll help your students apply psychological concepts to their lives, while emphasizing diversity and solid research, all at an affordable price. Lahey--It's the Real Deal.

Table of Contents

An Introduction
Psychology
An Introduction 9th EditionBenjamin B. LaheyBrief
Table of Contents
Introduction and foundations
What is Psychology?
Research Methods in Psychology
Biological Foundations of Behavior
Awareness
Sensation and Perception
States of Consciousness
Learning and cognition
Basic Principles of Learning
Memory
Cognition, Language and Intelligence
Developmental psychology
Developmental Psychology
The self
Motivation and Emotion
Gender and Sexuality
Personality Theories and Assessment
Health and adjustment
Stress and Health
Abnormal Behavior
Therapies
Social context
Social Psychology
Psychology Applied to Business and Other Professions
Appendix
Measurement and Statistics
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