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With its engaging writing style and comprehensive coverage of key research, Psychology, 4/e, awakens students’ curiosity and energizes their desire to learn more. This title draws learners into an interactive experience of psychology. The authors establish clear learning objectives tied to the most recent APA-recommended undergraduate learning guidelines.


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Author Biography

Saundra K. Ciccarelli , Professor of Psychology for over 28 years at Gulf Coast Community College; Ph.D in developmental psychology from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University.


J. Noland White, Associate Professor in the Department of Pschological Science at Georgia College and State University; Ph.D. in Education from The University of Tennessee with a major in counseling psychology and specialty focus in neuropsychology.

Table of Contents

In this Section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents

1. Brief Table of Contents:


Chapter 1:      The Science of Psychology

Chapter 2:      The Biological Perspective

Chapter 3:      Sensation and Perception

Chapter 4:      Consciousness: Sleep, Dreams, Hypnosis, and Drugs

Chapter 5:      Learning

Chapter 6:      Memories

Chapter 7:      Cognition

Chapter 8:      Development Across the Life Span

Chapter 9:      Motivation and Emotion

Chapter 10:    Sexuality and Gender

Chapter 11:    Stress and Health

Chapter 12:    Social Psychology

Chapter 13:    Theories of Personality

Chapter 14:    Psychological Disorders

Chapter 15:    Psychological Therapies


2. Full Table of Contents


Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology

What Is Psychology?

Psychology Then: The History of Psychology

Psychology Now: Modern Perspectives 1

Psychological Professionals and Areas of Specialization

Psychology: The Scientific Methodology

Ethics of Psychological Research

Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: Thinking Critically About Critical Thinking


Chapter 2: The Biological Perspective

An Overview of the Nervous System

Neurons and Nerves: Building the Network

The Central Nervous System: The “Central Processing Unit”

The Peripheral Nervous System: Nerves on the Edge

Distant Connections: The Endocrine Glands

Looking Inside the Living Brain

From the Bottom Up: The Structures of the Brain

Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: Paying Attention to the Causes of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder


Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception

The ABCs of Sensation

The Science of Seeing

The Hearing Sense: Can You Hear Me Now?

Chemical Senses: It Tastes Good and Smells Even Better

Somesthetic Senses: What the Body Knows

The ABCs of Perception

Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: Beyond “Smoke and Mirrors”—The Psychological Science and Neuroscience of Magic


Chapter 4: Consciousness: Sleep, Dreams, Hypnosis, and Drugs

What Is Consciousness?

Altered States: Sleep


Altered States: The Effects of Hypnosis

Altered States: The Influence of Psychoactive Drugs

Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: Thinking Critically About Ghosts, Aliens, and Other Things That Go Bump in the Night


Chapter 5: Learning

Definition of Learning

What’s in It for Me? Operant Conditioning

Cognitive Learning Theory

Observational Learning

Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: Can You Really Toilet Train Your Cat?


Chapter 6: Memories

Three Processes of Memory

Models of Memory

The Information-Processing Model: Three Memory Systems

Getting It Out: Retrieval of Long-Term Memories

The Reconstructive Nature of Long-Term Memory Retrieval: How Reliable Are Memories?

What Were We Talking About? Forgetting

Neuroscience of Memory

Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: Alzheimer’s Disease


Chapter 7: Cognition

How People Think



Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: Mental and Physical Exercises Combine for Better Cognitive Health


Chapter 8: Development Across the Life Span

Issues in Studying Human Development

The Basic Building Blocks of Development

Prenatal Development

Infancy and Childhood Development



Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: Cross-Cultural Views on Death


Chapter 9: Motivation and Emotion

Approaches to Understanding Motivation

What, Hungry Again? Why People Eat


Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: When Motivation Is Not Enough


Chapter 10: Sexuality and Gender

The Physical Side of Human Sexuality

The Psychological Side of Human Sexuality: Gender

Human Sexual Behavior

Sexual Dysfunctions and Problems

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: The AIDS Epidemic in Russia


Chapter 11: Stress and Health

Stress and Stressors

Physiological Factors: Stress and Health

Coping With Stress

Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: Exercising for Mental Health


Chapter 12: Social Psychology

Social Influence: Conformity, Compliance, Obedience, and Group Behavior

Social Cognition: Attitudes, Impression Formation, and Attribution

Social Interaction: Prejudice and Aggression

Liking and Loving: Interpersonal Attraction

Aggression and Prosocial Behavior

Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: Anatomy of a Cult


Chapter 13: Theories of Personality

Theories of Personality

The Man and the Couch: Sigmund Freud and the Psychodynamic Perspective

The Behaviorist and Social Cognitive View of Personality

The Third Force: Humanism and Personality

Trait Theories: Who Are You?

The Biology of Personality: Behavioral Genetics

Assessment of Personality

Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: The Biological Basis of the Big Five


Chapter 14: Psychological Disorders

What Is Abnormality?

Models of Abnormality

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR)

Anxiety Disorders: What, Me Worry?

Mood Disorders: The Effect of Affect

Eating Disorders

Dissociative Disorders: Altered Identities

Schizophrenia: Altered Reality

Personality Disorders: I’m Okay, It’s Everyone Else Who’s Weird

Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: Taking the Worry Out of Exams


Chapter 15: Psychological Therapies

Two Kinds of Therapy

The Early Days: Ice-Water Baths and Electric Shocks

Psychotherapy Begins

Humanistic Therapy: To Err Is Human

Behavior Therapies: Learning One’s Way to Better Behavior

Cognitive Therapies: Thinking Is Believing

Group Therapies: Not Just for the Shy

Does Psychotherapy Really Work?

Biomedical Therapies

Applying Psychology to Everyday Life: Virtual Realities

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