9781319136390

Discovering Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781319136390

  • ISBN10:

    1319136397

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-12-07
  • Publisher: MPS HIGH SCHOOL

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Summary

This acclaimed classroom favorite makes the science of psychology (and through that, the process of science itself) come alive for students, with personal stories that exemplify important concepts in a student-friendly way, and with coverage of the field’s scientific foundations and advances that is accessible without being oversimplified.
The substantially updated new edition extends the book’s focus on developing scientific literacy in the context of psychology, with new features in print and in the book’s new online resources, LaunchPad and Achieve: Read & Practice.

Table of Contents

Introducing Psychology
1. Introduction and Research Methods
Psychobiological Processes
2. Neuroscience and Behavior
3. Sensation and Perception
4. Consciousness and Its Variations
Basic Psychological Processes
5. Learning
6. Memory
7. Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
8. Motivation and Emotion
The Development of The Self
9. Lifespan Development
10. Personality
The Person in Social Context
11. Social Psychology
Psychological Problems, Disorders, and Treatment
12. Stress, Health, and Coping
13. Psychological Disorders
14. Therapies
Appendices
Statistics: Understanding Data
Industrial/Organizational Psychology

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