9781319015893

Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781319015893

  • ISBN10:

    1319015891

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-12-22
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers

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Peter Gray's evolutionary perspective and emphasis on critical thinking have made his rigorous yet accessible introduction to psychology a widely respected classroom favorite, edition after edition. Now thoroughly revised, with the help of new co-author David Bjorklund, Psychology, Eighth Edition, invites and stimulates students to investigate the big ideas in psychological science.


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Table of Contents

Part 1 Background to the Study of Psychology
1. Foundations for the Study of Psychology
2. Methods of Psychology

Part 2 The Adaptiveness of Behavior
3. Genetic and Evolutionary Foundations of Behavior
4. Basic Processes of Learning

Part 3 Physiological Mechanisms of Behavior
5. The Neural Control of Behavior
6. Mechanisms of Motivation and Emotion

Part 4 Sensation and Perception
7. Smell, Taste, Pain, Hearing, and Psychophysics
8. The Psychology of Vision

Part 5 The Human Intellect
9. Memory and Attention
10. Solving Problems: Reasoning and Intelligence

Part 6 Growth of the Mind and Person
11. The Development of Body, Thought, and Language
12. Social Development

Part 7 The Person in a World of People
13. Social Perception and Attitudes
14. Social Influences on Behavior

Part 8 Personality and Disorders
15. Personality
16. Mental Disorders
17. Treatment

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