Psychology in Modules
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Psychology in Modules

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ISBN-13:
9781464167522
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
12.01.2015
Seiten:
912
Autor:
C. Nathan DeWall
Gewicht:
2226 g
Format:
219x277x25 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

The new edition of Modules includes the same new features and content of Psychology, Eleventh Edition, and like that text, is more than ever a fully integrated text/media learning package
Prologue The Story of Psychology Module 1 What Is Psychology?
Chapter 1 Thinking Critically With Psychological Science
Module 2 The Need for Psychological Science
Module 3 Research Strategies: How Psychologists Ask and Answer Questions
Module 4 Statistical Reasoning in Everyday Life
Chapter 2 The Biology of Mind
Module 5 Neural and Hormonal Systems
Module 6 Tools of Discovery and Older Brain Structures
Module 7 The Cerebral Cortex and Our Divided Brain
Chapter 3 Consciousness and the Two-Track Mind
Module 8 Brain States and Consciousness
Module 9 Sleep and Dreams
Module 10 Drugs and Consciousness
Chapter 4 Nature, Nurture, and Human Diversity
Module 11 Behavior Genetics: Predicting Individual Differences
Module 12 Evolutionary Psychology: Understanding Human Nature
Module 13 Culture, Gender, and Other Environmental Influences
Chapter 5 Developing Through the Life Span
Module 14 Developmental Issues, Prenatal Development, and the Newborn
Module 15 Infancy and Childhood
Module 16 Adolescence
Module 17 Adulthood
Chapter 6 Sensation and Perception
Module 18 Basic Concepts of Sensation and Perception
Module 19 Vision: Sensory and Perceptual Processing
Module 20 The Nonvisual Senses
Chapter 7 Learning
Module 21 Basic Learning Concepts and Classical Conditioning
Module 22 Operant Conditioning
Module 23 Biology, Cognition, and Learning
Chapter 8 Memory
Module 24 Studying and Encoding Memories
Module 25 Storing and Retrieving Memories
Module 26 Forgetting, Memory Construction, and Improving Memory
Chapter 9 Thinking and Language
Module 27 Thinking
Module 28 Language and Thought
Chapter 10 Intelligence
Module 29 What Is Intelligence?
Module 30 Assessing Intelligence
Module 31 The Dynamics of Intelligence
Module 32 Genetic and Environmental Influences on Intelligence
Chapter 11 What Drives Us: Hunger, Sex, Friendship, and Achievement
Module 33 Basic Motivational Concepts
Module 34 Hunger
Module 35 Sexual Motivation
Module 36 Affiliation and Achievement
Chapter 12 Emotions, Stress, and Health
Module 37 Introduction to Emotion
Module 38 Expressing Emotion
Module 39 Experiencing Emotion
Module 40 Stress and Illness
Module 41 Health and Coping
Chapter 13 Social Psychology
Module 42 Social Thinking
Module 43 Social Influence
Module 44 Antisocial Relations
Module 45 Prosocial Relations
Chapter 14 Personality
Module 46 Introduction to Personality and Psychodynamic Theories
Module 47 Humanistic Theories and Trait Theories
Module 48 Social-Cognitive Theories and the Self
Chapter 15 Psychological Disorders
Module 49 Introduction to Psychological Disorders
Module 50 Anxiety Disorders, OCD, and PTSD
Module 51 Depressive and Bipolar Disorders
Module 52 Schizophrenia
Module 53 Dissociative, Personality, and Eating Disorders
Chapter 16 Therapy
Module 54 Introduction to Therapy and the Psychological Therapies
Module 55 Evaluating Psychotherapies
Module 56 The Biomedical Therapies
Appendix A Psychology at Work
Appendix B Subfields of Psychology, by Jennifer Zwolinski
Appendix C Complete Module Reviews
Appendix D Answers to Test Yourself Questions
In this version of Psychology, 11th Edition, David Myers and Nathan DeWall break down the new edition's 16 chapters into 53 modules, assignable in any sequence and brief enough to be read in one sitting. It's a format favoured by a wide range of students and instructors, one that's supported by substantial research showing that students working with shorter reading assignments develop a deeper understanding of the material.