Understanding Psychology, Student Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-01-11
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Philosophy The overall philosophy of Understanding Psychology is tosimplify complex psychological concepts for students. The goal of thisprogram is to make psychology relevant, fun, interesting, and approachable. Understanding Psychology is an interactive book with hands-on activities, case studies, current issues and readings aboutthe field of psychology. Research Theprogram's authors, academic consultants, and experienced Social Studieseducators, reviewed the variety of assessment instruments for Understanding Psychology. The test booklet provides three-part chapter tests-Matching,Multiple Choice, and Essay.

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Approaches to Psychology

  • Introducing Psychology

  • Psychological Research Methods and Statistics

Unit 2 The Life Span

  • Infancy and Childhood

  • Adolescence

  • Adulthood and Old Age

Unit 3 The Workings of Mind and Body

  • Body and Behavior

  • Altered States of Consciousness

  • Sensation and Perception

Unit 4 Learning and Cognitive Processes

  • Learning: Principles and Applications

  • Memory and Thought

  • Thinking and Language

  • Motivation and Emotion

Unit 5 Personality and Individuality

  • Psychological Testing

  • Theories of Personality

Unit 6 Adjustment and Breakdown

  • Stress and Health

  • Psychological Disorders

  • Therapy and Change

Unit 7 Social Psychology

  • Individual Interaction

  • Group Interaction

  • Attitudes and Social Influence

  • Psychology: Present and Future

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