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Fundamentals of Psychology in Context

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ISBN-10: 0205507573

ISBN-13: 9780205507573

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Robin S. Rosenberg, Stephen Michael Kosslyn

List price: $127.33
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This innovative, 13-chapter text examines psychological issues from the levels of the brain, person, and social world to help students actively apply psychology to their lives. nbsp; Students learn to actively apply psychology to their own lives and also understand the science behind psychology. nbsp; The Biology of Mind and Behavior, Sensation and Perception, Learning, Memory, Language, Thinking and Intelligence, Emotion and Motivation, Personality, Developmental Psychology, Stress, Health and Coping, Psychological Disorders, Treatments for Disorders, Social Psychology, Statistics, Critical Thinking. This text is designed for undergraduate courses in introductory psychology and…    
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Book details

List price: $127.33
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/4/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.190

Psychology
Yesterday and Today The Science of Psychology
Getting to Know You Psychology Then and Now The Research Process
How We Find Things Out
The Biology of Mind and Behavior
The Brain in Action Brain Circuits
Making Connections The Nervous System
An Orchestra With Many Members Probing the Brain Genes, Brain, and Environment
The Brain in the World
Sensation and Perception
How the World Enters the Mind Vision Hearing Sensing and Perceiving in Other Ways
Learning
How Experience Changes Us Classical Conditioning Operant Conditioning Cognitive and Social Learning
Memory
Living With Yesterday Storing Information
Time and Space Are of the Essence Encoding and Retrieving Information From Memory When Memory Goes Wrong - And What to Do About It
Language, Thinking, and Intelligence
What Humans Do Best Language
More Than Meets the Ear Thinking
Understanding the World and Guiding Behavior Intelligence
Is There More Than One Way To Be Smart? What Makes Us Smart: Nature and Nurture
Emotion and Motivation
Feeling and Striving Emotion
I Feel, Therefore I Am Motivation and Reward
Feeling Good Hunger and Sex
Two Important Motivations
Personality
Vive la Difference! What is Personality?
The Brain
The Personality Organ The Person
Beliefs and Behaviors The World
Social Influences on Personality
Psychology Over the Life Span
Growing Up, Growing Older, Growing Wiser In the Beginning
From Conception to Birth Infancy and Childhood
Taking Off Adolescence
Between Two Worlds Adulthood and Aging
The Continuously Changing Self
Stress, Health, and Coping
Dealing With Life What is Stress?
Stress, Disease, and Health Strategies for Coping
Psychological Disorders
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