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Students first.Robert Feldman�sPsychology and Your Lifeis an engaging new introductory psychology text that uses experiential exercises and activities, career-oriented text examples, and features designed to directly correlate psychology concepts to the professional and personal lives of readers. Throughout the text and supplements,Psychology and Your Lifereinforces why a basic understanding of psychology is relevant to today�s students. . .This text also provides instructors with a fully-integrated supplements package to help instructors objectively gauge their students� mastery of psychology�s key principles and concepts and to create dynamic class experiences�whether in the classroom or online. All ancillary materials are organized by the measurable learning outcomes of each module within the text�there is no more wondering whether the text in use will meet the accreditation guidelines for schools! ..Emphasizing practical application, Psychology and Your Life offers examples and perspectives from the healthcare industry (including Allied Health), technology, criminal justice, legal, and business, among others to prepare students to readily prepare and apply psychology throughout their lives and careers. ..
Table of Contents
|Psychology and Your Life|
|Introduction to Psychology|
|Psychologists at Work|
|A Science Evolves: The Past, the Present, and the Future|
|Research in Psychology|
|The Ethics of Research|
|Neuroscience and Behavior|
|Neurons: The Basic Elements of Behavior|
|The Nervous System and the Endocrine System: Communicating Within the Body|
|Sensation and Perception|
|Sensing the World Around Us|
|Vision: Shedding Light on the Eye|
|Hearing and the Other Senses|
|Perceptual Organization: Constructing Our View of the World|
|States of Consciousness|
|Sleep and Dreams|
|Hypnosis and Meditation|
|Drug Use: The Highs and Lows of Consciousness|
|Cognitive Approaches to Learning|
|Thinking: Memory, Cognition, and Language|
|The Foundations of Memory|
|Recall and Forgetting|
|Thinking, Reasoning, and Problem Solving|
|Motivation and Emotion|
|Human Needs and Motivation: Eat, Drink, and Be Daring|
|Understanding Emotional Experiences|
|Nature and Nurture, and Prenatal Development|
|Infancy and Childhood|
|Adolescence: Becoming an Adult|
|Personality and Individual Differences|
|Psychodynamic Approaches to Personality|
|Trait, Learning, Biological and Evolutionary, and Humanistic Approaches to Personality|
|Assessing Personality: Determining What Makes Us Distinctive|
|Normal Versus Abnormal: Making a Distinction|
|The Major Psychological Disorders|
|Psychological Disorders in Perspective|
|Treatment of Psychological Disorders|
|Psychotherapy: Psychodynamic, Behavioral, and Cognitive Approaches to Treatment|
|Psychotherapy: Humanistic and Group Approaches to Treatment|
|Biomedical Therapy: Biological Approaches to Treatment|
|Attitudes and Social Cognition|
|Social Influence and Groups|
|Prejudice and Discrimination|
|Positive and Negative Social Behavior|
|Stress and Coping|
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