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Introduction to Psychology

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ISBN-10: 0534589340

ISBN-13: 9780534589349

Edition: 7th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Rod Plotnik

List price: $337.95
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Drawing students into psychology using a unique "magazine-style" format, Rod Plotnik's modular, visually-oriented approach to the fundamentals makes even the toughest concepts engaging and entertaining for students to learn. Incorporating the latest research updates, concepts are broken down into small, easily digested chunks that allow students and instructors great flexibility in their approach to the subject -- for students, the flexibility to learn at their own pace; for instructors, the flexibility to assign as much or as little as they like. INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY is part of Thomson Advantage Books, an exciting series created specifically to deliver quality content from highly…    
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Book details

List price: $337.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/30/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 768
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 4.642
Language: English

Rod Plotnik earned his Ph.D. as a biological psychologist from the University of Florida and a post doctorate at Yale University. Early in his career, he realized the effectiveness of teaching students through visuals to get them excited about the material, a technique he utilizes throughout INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY, now in its Tenth Edition (Cengage Learning, 2014).

Discovering Psychology
Psychology and Science
Brain's Building Blocks
Incredible Nervous System
Sensation
Perception
Sleep and Dreams
Hypnosis and Drugs
Classical Conditioning
Operant and Cognitive Approaches
Types of Memory
Remembering and Forgetting
Intelligence
Thought and Language
Motivation
Emotion
Infancy and Childhood
Adolescence and Adulthood
Freudian and Humanistic Theories
Social, Cognitive and Trait Theories
Health, Stress and Coping
Assessment and Anxiety Disorders
Mood Disorder and Schizophrenia
Therapies
Social Psychology