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Psychology : the science of mind and behavior

Author: Michael W Passer; Ronald Edward Smith
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"'Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behavior' imparts students with a scientific understanding of the field of psychology while showing them the impact on their day-to-day existence. A simple conceptual framework within the text emphasizes relations between biological, psychological, and environmental levels of analysis and portrays the focus of modern psychology. Together with Research Close-Ups in each chapter  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael W Passer; Ronald Edward Smith
ISBN: 9780073382760 0073382760 9780071283298 0071283293
OCLC Number: 271447102
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. The Science of Psychology --
2. Studying Behavior Scientifically --
3. Genes, Environment, and Behavior --
4. The Brain and Behavior --
5. Sensation and Perception --
6. States of Consciousness --
7. Learning: The Role of Experience --
8. Memory --
9. Language and Thinking --
10. Intelligence --
11. Motivation and Emotion --
12. Development over the Life Span --
13. Personality --
14. Adjusting to Life: Stress, Coping, and Health --
15. Psychological Disorders --
16. Treatment of Psychological Disorders --
17. Social Thinking and Behavior --
Appendices --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Michael W. Passer, Ronald E. Smith.
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