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Psychology : a concise introduction

Author: Richard A Griggs
Publisher: New York, NY : Worth Publishers, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

Explores the territory of the introductory psychology course with both brevity and clarity. The award-winning author, Richard Griggs, draws on his own classroom experience and extensive research in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Griggs
ISBN: 0716758482 9780716758488
OCLC Number: 60492254
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: THE SCIENCE OF PSYCHOLOGY The Four Major Research Perspectives Research Methods Used by Psychologists How to Understand Research Results NEUROSCIENCE The Neuron The Nervous System and The Endocrine System The Brain Neuroscience of Motivation, Sleep and Emotion The Emotional Brain SENSATION AND PERCEPTION How the Physical World Relates to the Psychological World How We See and How We Hear How We Make Sense of What We See LEARNING Learning Through Classical Conditioning Learning Through Operant Conditioning Biological and Cognitive Aspects of Learning MEMORY Three-Stage Model of Memory Encoding Information into Memory Retrieving Information from Memory THINKING AND INTELLIGENCE Problem Solving Thinking Under Uncertainty Intelligent Thinking DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY Prenatal Development and Development Through Infancy How We Think Throughout Our Lives Moral Development and Social Development PERSONALITY THEORIES AND ASSESSMENT The Psychoanalytic Approach to Personality The Humanistic Approach and the Social-Cognitive Approach Trait Theories of Personality and Personality Assessment SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY How Others Influence Our Behavior How We Think About Our Own and Others' Behavior ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY The Diagnosis and Classification of Mental Disorders Three Major Categories of Mental Disorders The Treatment of Mental Disorders
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