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Psychology / Edition 8

Psychology / Edition 8


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For this seventh edition introductory text, Bernstein (University of South Florida) et al. add new material on applied areas of psychology and techniques for studying the brain, along with expanded material on topics related to culture and human diversity, such as ethnic differences in IQ, social and cultural factors in sexuality, and cultural aspects of emotional expression. There is also updated coverage of behavior genetics and evolutionary psychology. Special features of the text include chapter links, focus sections on critical thinking and research methods, and a behavioral genetics appendix. Annotation © 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780618874071
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 10/24/2007
Pages: 944
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Doug is a very motivated author. He chairs the Program Committee of the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology (NITOP), and is the Founder of the Association for Psychological Science's Preconference Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. In 2002 he received the American Psychological Foundation's award for Distinguished Teaching in Psychology.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Science of Psychology. 2. Research in Psychology. 3. Biological Aspects of Psychology. 4. Sensation and Perception. 5. Learning. 6. Memory. 7. Thought and Language. 8. Intelligence. 9. Consciousness. 10. Motivation and Emotion. 11. Human Development. 12. Health, Stress, and Coping. 13. Personality. 14. Psychological Disorders. 15. Treatment of Psychological Disorders. 16. Social Psychology. 17. Industrial and Organizational Psychology. 18. Neuropsychology. Appendix A: Statistics in Psychological Research. Appendix B: Behavioral Genetics.

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