Forty Studies That Changed Psychology

ISBN-10: 0205918395

ISBN-13: 9780205918393

Edition: 7th 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Roger R. Hock

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Forty studies that help shape Psychology Roger Hock’s Forty Studies provides a glimpse of the science of psychology, unraveling the complexities of human nature. This book provides a more in-depth look and analyses that cannot be found by reading a textbook or research alone. It has the original studies, research & analysis about the most famous studies in psychological history. Learning GoalsUpon completing this book, readers will:Gain background knowledge of the complexities in the psychology field.Learn about detailed studies in an easy, understandable manner.Understand scientific research, through closer examination of major topics.
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List price: $47.99
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 7/22/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Roger R. Hock is Professor of Psychology at Mendocino College in California and the author of Forty Studies that Changed Psychology: Explorations into the History of Psychological Research.

Biology and Human Behavior
One Brain or Two?
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More Experience = Bigger Brain
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Are you a "Natural"?
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Watch Out for the Visual Cliff!
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Perception and Consciousness
Take a Long Look
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To Sleep, No Doubt to Dream …
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As a Category, It's a Natural
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Acting as if You are Hypnotized
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Learning and Conditioning
It's Not Just About Salivating Dogs!
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Little Emotional Albert
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Knock Wood!
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See Aggression … Do Aggression!
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Intelligence, Cognition, and Memory
What You Expect is What You Get
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Just How Are You Intelligent?
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Maps in Your Mind
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Thanks for the Memories!
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Human Development
Discovering Love
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Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind
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How Moral are You?
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In Control and Glad of It!
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Emotion and Motivation
A Sexual Motivation
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:1 Can See it All Over Your Face!
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Watching Your Emotions?
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Thoughts Out of Tune
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Are You the Master of Your Fate?
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Masculine or Feminine … Or Both?
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Racing Against your Heart
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The One, the Many
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Who's Crazy Here, Anyway?
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You're Getting Defensive Again!
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Learning to be Depressed
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Crowding into the Behavioral Sink
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Choosing Your Psychotherapist
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Relaxing Your Fears Away
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Projections of Who You Are
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Picture This!
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Social Psychology
A Prison by Any Other Name …
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The Power of Conformity
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To Help or Not to Help
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Obey at Any Cost?
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Author Index
Subject Index
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