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Psychology

Author: David G Myers
Publisher: New York, NY : Worth Publishers, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th ed. in modulesView all editions and formats
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This modules-based version of Myers' Psychology tenth edition breaks down the book's 16 chapters into 54 short modules. The condensed text allows students to better grasp and explore psychological  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David G Myers
ISBN: 9781464113642 1464113645 1464102619 9781464102615 1464108498 9781464108495 1464108471 9781464108471 146411711X 9781464117114
OCLC Number: 793518239
Description: xi, 713 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY AND SCIENCE OF PSYCHOLOGY 1. The Story of Psychology 2. Thinking Critically With Psychological Science 3. Research Strategies: How Psychologists Ask and Answer Questions PART II: THE BIOLOGY OF MIND 4. Neural and Hormonal Systems 5. Tools of Discovery and Older Brain Structures 6. The Cerebral Cortex and Our Divided Brain PART III: CONSCIOUSNESS AND THE TWO-TRACK MIND 7. Brain States and Consciousness 8. Sleep and Dreams 9. Hypnosis 10. Drugs and Consciousness PART IV: NATURE, NURTURE, AND HUMAN DIVERSITY 11. Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology 12. Culture, Gender, and Other Environmental Influences PART V: DEVELOPING THROUGH THE LIFE SPAN 13. Developmental Issues, Prenatal Development, and the Newborn 14. Infancy and Childhood 15. Adolescence 16. Adulthood PART VI: SENSATION AND PERCEPTION 17. Basic Principles of Sensation and Perception 18. Vision and Perceptual Organization and Interpretation 19. The Nonvisual Senses PART VII: LEARNING 20. Basic Learning Concepts and Classical Conditioning 21. Operant Conditioning 22. Effects of Biology and Cognition, and Learning by Observation PART VIII: MEMORY 23. Studying and Building Memories 24. Storage: Retaining Information in the Brain 25. Retrieval 26. Forgetting, Memory Construction, and Improving Memory PART IX: THINKING, LANGUAGE, AND INTELLIGENCE 27. Thinking 28. Language and Thought 29. Introduction to Intelligence 30. Assessing Intelligence 31. Genetic and Environmental Influences on Intelligence PART X: MOTIVATION AND WORK 32. Basic Motivational Concepts and Hunger 33. Sexual Motivation and the Need to Belong 34. Motivation at Work PART XI: EMOTIONS, STRESS, AND HEALTH 35. Introduction to Emotion 36. Expressed Emotion 37. Experienced Emotion 38. Stress and Health 39. Promoting Health PART XII: PERSONALITY 40. Psychodynamic Theories 41. Humanistic Theories 42. Trait Theories, Social-Cognitive Theories, and the Self PART XIII: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 43. Social Thinking 44. Social Influence 45. Antisocial Relations 46. Prosocial Relations PART XIV: PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS 47. Introduction to Psychological Disorders 48. Anxiety Disorders 49. Mood Disorders 50. Schizophrenia 51. Dissociative, Personality, and Eating Disorders PART XV: THERAPY 52. The Psychological Therapies 53. Evaluating Psychotherapies 54. The Biomedical Therapies Appendix A: Subfields of Psychology Appendix B: Complete Module Reviews
Responsibility: David G. Myers.

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